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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 94.72% of land area 2005
2 Gabon 84.51% of land area 2005
3 Solomon Islands 77.6% of land area 2005
4 Guyana 76.73% of land area 2005
5 Finland 73.87% of land area 2005
6 Belize 72.47% of land area 2005
7 Bhutan 67.98% of land area 2005
8 Papua New Guinea 65% of land area 2005
9 Zambia 57.11% of land area 2005
10 Bolivia 54.17% of land area 2005
11 Russia 49.37% of land area 2005
12 Angola 47.41% of land area 2005
13 Paraguay 46.5% of land area 2005
14 New Caledonia 39.22% of land area 2005
15 Central African Republic 36.53% of land area 2005
16 Canada 34.1% of land area 2005
17 New Zealand 31% of land area 2005
18 Norway 30.85% of land area 2005
19 Sudan 28.43% of land area 2005
20 Australia 21.31% of land area 2005
21 Botswana 21.07% of land area 2005
22 Argentina 12.07% of land area 2005
23 Somalia 11.37% of land area 2005
24 Mali 10.3% of land area 2005
25 Chad 9.47% of land area 2005
26 Namibia 9.31% of land area 2005
27 Turkmenistan 8.78% of land area 2005
28 Uruguay 8.6% of land area 2005
29 Mongolia 6.54% of land area 2005
30 Saudi Arabia 1.36% of land area 2005
31 Kazakhstan 1.24% of land area 2005
32 Niger 1% of land area 2005
33 Algeria 0.96% of land area 2005
34 Iceland 0.46% of land area 2005
35 Mauritania 0.26% of land area 2005
36 Libya 0.12% of land area 2005
37 Oman 0.01% of land area 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Environment/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > % of land area

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