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Latin America and Caribbean: Environment > Forest area stats

Definitions

  • % of land area: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.
  • Sq. km: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not.
  • Sq. km > Per capita: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Sq. km per 1000: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN TOTAL LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN AVERAGE DATES
% of land area 38.18% of land area
23% more than average
2005
Sq. km 9.16 million km²
23% of surveyed countries
261,573.43 km²
26% more than average
2005
Sq. km > Per capita 25.04 km² per 1,000 people
95% more than average
2005
Sq. km per 1000 24.08 km²
91% more than average
2005

Citation

"Latin American and Caribbean Forest area Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Environment/Forest-area