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

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens.".

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 94.72% 2007
2 Gabon 84.43% 2007
3 Bhutan 83.78% 2007
4 Guyana 76.73% 2007
5 Solomon Islands 74.76% 2007
6 Finland 74.02% 2007
7 Belize 72.47% 2007
8 Papua New Guinea 64.39% 2007
9 Zambia 55.91% 2007
10 Bolivia 53.72% 2007
11 Russia 49.37% 2007
12 Angola 47.21% 2007
13 Paraguay 45.6% 2007
14 New Caledonia 39.22% 2007
15 Central African Republic 36.43% 2007
16 Canada 34.1% 2007
17 New Zealand 31.16% 2007
18 Norway 30.96% 2007
19 Sudan 27.93% 2007
20 Australia 21.26% 2007
21 Botswana 20.66% 2007
22 Argentina 11.96% 2007
23 Somalia 11.12% 2007
24 Mali 10.14% 2007
25 Chad 9.34% 2007
26 Namibia 9.12% 2007
27 Uruguay 8.83% 2007
28 Turkmenistan 8.78% 2007
29 Mongolia 6.49% 2007
30 Saudi Arabia 1.36% 2007
31 Kazakhstan 1.23% 2007
=32 Niger 0.98% 2007
=32 Algeria 0.98% 2007
34 Iceland 0.49% 2007
35 Mauritania 0.24% 2007
36 Libya 0.12% 2007
37 Oman 0.01% 2007
38 Greenland 0.0 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Forest area > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Geography/Forest-area/%-of-land-area

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

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