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Australia

Australian 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 AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
% of land area 21.31% of land area 2005 119th out of 193
Sq. km 1.64 million km² 2005 6th out of 193
Sq. km > Per capita 80.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005 5th out of 193
Sq. km per 1000 80.25 km² 2005 5th out of 188

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; 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.

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