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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 328.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
2 Guyana 201.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
3 Gabon 157.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
4 Canada 96.02 km² per 1,000 people 2005
5 Australia 80.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005
6 Botswana 67.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
7 Bolivia 63.97 km² per 1,000 people 2005
8 Belize 56.65 km² per 1,000 people 2005
9 Russia 56.51 km² per 1,000 people 2005
10 Central African Republic 56.36 km² per 1,000 people 2005
11 Bhutan 50.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005
12 Papua New Guinea 50 km² per 1,000 people 2005
13 Solomon Islands 45.46 km² per 1,000 people 2005
14 Finland 42.89 km² per 1,000 people 2005
15 Mongolia 40.14 km² per 1,000 people 2005
16 Namibia 37.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
17 Angola 37.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
18 Zambia 36.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
19 Paraguay 31.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
20 New Caledonia 30.58 km² per 1,000 people 2005
21 Norway 20.3 km² per 1,000 people 2005
22 New Zealand 20.27 km² per 1,000 people 2005
23 Sudan 18.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
24 Chad 12.23 km² per 1,000 people 2005
25 Mali 9.3 km² per 1,000 people 2005
26 Somalia 8.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
27 Turkmenistan 8.54 km² per 1,000 people 2005
28 Argentina 8.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005
29 Uruguay 4.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
30 Kazakhstan 2.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
31 Iceland 1.55 km² per 1,000 people 2005
32 Saudi Arabia 1.18 km² per 1,000 people 2005
33 Niger 0.907 km² per 1,000 people 2005
34 Mauritania 0.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
35 Algeria 0.693 km² per 1,000 people 2005
36 Libya 0.371 km² per 1,000 people 2005
37 Oman 0.008 km² per 1,000 people 2005

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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

  • Suriname ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Bolivia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Australia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Finland ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Guyana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Botswana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
  • Brazil ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Gabon ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
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