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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 295.8 km² 2005
2 Guyana 198.52 km² 2005
3 Gabon 157.85 km² 2005
4 Canada 95.98 km² 2005
5 Australia 80.25 km² 2005
6 Botswana 63.67 km² 2005
7 Bolivia 62.79 km² 2005
8 Belize 60.79 km² 2005
9 Central African Republic 57.45 km² 2005
10 Russia 56.5 km² 2005
11 Bhutan 49.12 km² 2005
12 Papua New Guinea 48.29 km² 2005
13 Solomon Islands 46.28 km² 2005
14 Finland 42.89 km² 2005
15 Mongolia 40.58 km² 2005
16 Namibia 37.79 km² 2005
17 Zambia 37.01 km² 2005
18 Angola 35.72 km² 2005
19 Paraguay 31.29 km² 2005
20 New Caledonia 30.59 km² 2005
21 Sudan 21.38 km² 2005
22 Norway 20.3 km² 2005
23 New Zealand 20.1 km² 2005
24 Chad 11.9 km² 2005
25 Mali 10.53 km² 2005
26 Turkmenistan 8.69 km² 2005
27 Argentina 8.54 km² 2005
28 Somalia 8.42 km² 2005
29 Uruguay 4.53 km² 2005
30 Kazakhstan 2.2 km² 2005
31 Iceland 1.55 km² 2005
32 Saudi Arabia 1.1 km² 2005
33 Niger 0.96 km² 2005
34 Mauritania 0.849 km² 2005
35 Algeria 0.67 km² 2005
36 Libya 0.388 km² 2005
37 Oman 0.00793 km² 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Environment/Forest-area/Sq.-km-per-1000

Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000

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