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Environment > Forest area > Sq. km per 1000: Countries Compared

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
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 44.63 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 Sweden 30.49 km² 2005
22 Laos 27.88 km² 2005
23 Equatorial Guinea 27.04 km² 2005
24 Brazil 25.66 km² 2005
25 Peru 24.8 km² 2005
26 Democratic Republic of the Congo 24.73 km² 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 24.08 km² 2005
27 Sudan 21.38 km² 2005
28 Vanuatu 21.01 km² 2005
29 Norway 20.3 km² 2005
30 New Zealand 20.1 km² 2005
31 Palau 20.09 km² 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 18.69 km² 2005
32 Venezuela 17.85 km² 2005
33 Estonia 16.97 km² 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 16.55 km² 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 16.41 km² 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 16.31 km² 2005
34 The Bahamas 15.65 km² 2005
35 Guinea-Bissau 14.58 km² 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 14.32 km² 2005
36 Colombia 14.06 km² 2005
37 Zimbabwe 13.8 km² 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 13.64 km² 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 13.57 km² 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 13.52 km² 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 12.86 km² 2005
38 Latvia 12.78 km² 2005
39 Panama 12.76 km² 2005
40 Fiji 12.16 km² 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 12.12 km² 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 12.08 km² 2005
41 Chad 11.9 km² 2005
42 Cameroon 11.71 km² 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 11.59 km² 2005
failed states average (profile) 11.15 km² 2005
43 Mali 10.53 km² 2005
44 United States 10.26 km² 2005
South Asia average (profile) 10.05 km² 2005
45 Chile 9.87 km² 2005
46 Liberia 9.65 km² 2005
47 Nicaragua 9.51 km² 2005
48 Samoa 9.5 km² 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 9.35 km² 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 9.26 km² 2005
49 Mozambique 9.17 km² 2005
50 Tanzania 9.08 km² 2005
51 Turkmenistan 8.69 km² 2005
52 Argentina 8.54 km² 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 8.42 km² 2005
53 Somalia 8.42 km² 2005
54 Belarus 8.17 km² 2005
55 East Timor 8.12 km² 2005
56 Malaysia 8.08 km² 2005
57 Ecuador 7.88 km² 2005
58 Cambodia 7.82 km² 2005
59 Senegal 7.7 km² 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 7.69 km² 2005
60 Brunei 7.56 km² 2005
61 Guinea 7.02 km² 2005
62 Madagascar 7.02 km² 2005
63 Honduras 6.74 km² 2005
Europe average (profile) 6.68 km² 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 6.67 km² 2005
64 Dominica 6.52 km² 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 6.46 km² 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 6.45 km² 2005
65 Burma 6.42 km² 2005
66 Georgia 6.33 km² 2005
67 Slovenia 6.32 km² 2005
European Union average (profile) 6.2 km² 2005
68 Lithuania 6.15 km² 2005
69 Cote d'Ivoire 5.98 km² 2005
70 Federated States of Micronesia 5.93 km² 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 5.92 km² 2005
71 Mexico 5.8 km² 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 5.67 km² 2005
72 Bosnia and Herzegovina 5.63 km² 2005
73 Costa Rica 5.53 km² 2005
74 Sierra Leone 5.38 km² 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 5.17 km² 2005
75 Northern Mariana Islands 5.13 km² 2005
76 Burkina Faso 5.06 km² 2005
77 Swaziland 4.9 km² 2005
78 Seychelles 4.83 km² 2005
79 Croatia 4.81 km² 2005
80 Austria 4.69 km² 2005
81 Bulgaria 4.68 km² 2005
82 Uruguay 4.53 km² 2005
83 Spain 4.13 km² 2005
84 French Polynesia 4.12 km² 2005
85 Indonesia 3.94 km² 2005
86 Portugal 3.59 km² 2005
87 Slovakia 3.58 km² 2005
88 Greece 3.38 km² 2005
89 The Gambia 3.28 km² 2005
90 Eritrea 3.2 km² 2005
91 Guatemala 3.11 km² 2005
92 American Samoa 3.04 km² 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 2.99 km² 2005
93 Romania 2.94 km² 2005
94 Benin 2.87 km² 2005
95 Malawi 2.63 km² 2005
96 North Korea 2.6 km² 2005
97 Czech Republic 2.59 km² 2005
98 Ghana 2.58 km² 2005
99 Albania 2.48 km² 2005
100 Cayman Islands 2.47 km² 2005
101 France 2.46 km² 2005
102 Poland 2.41 km² 2005
103 Cuba 2.4 km² 2005
104 Thailand 2.21 km² 2005
105 Kazakhstan 2.2 km² 2005
106 Ukraine 2.03 km² 2005
107 Liechtenstein 2.01 km² 2005
108 Andorra 1.97 km² 2005
109 Hungary 1.96 km² 2005
110 South Africa 1.95 km² 2005
111 Japan 1.95 km² 2005
112 Luxembourg 1.87 km² 2005
113 Cape Verde 1.75 km² 2005
114 Sao Tome and Principe 1.75 km² 2005
115 Trinidad and Tobago 1.74 km² 2005
116 Ethiopia 1.71 km² 2005
117 Italy 1.7 km² 2005
118 Cyprus 1.69 km² 2005
119 Kyrgyzstan 1.68 km² 2005
120 Switzerland 1.64 km² 2005
121 Guam 1.64 km² 2005
122 Ireland 1.61 km² 2005
123 Iran 1.58 km² 2005
124 Vietnam 1.57 km² 2005
125 Iceland 1.55 km² 2005
126 China 1.51 km² 2005
127 Turkey 1.5 km² 2005
128 Dominican Republic 1.47 km² 2005
129 Morocco 1.45 km² 2005
130 Nepal 1.44 km² 2005
131 Germany 1.34 km² 2005
132 South Korea 1.3 km² 2005
133 Jamaica 1.28 km² 2005
134 Uganda 1.26 km² 2005
135 Uzbekistan 1.26 km² 2005
136 Azerbaijan 1.12 km² 2005
137 Saudi Arabia 1.1 km² 2005
138 Antigua and Barbuda 1.09 km² 2005
139 Puerto Rico 1.07 km² 2005
140 Tunisia 1.05 km² 2005
141 Saint Lucia 1.03 km² 2005
142 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.02 km² 2005
143 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.01 km² 2005
144 Kenya 0.984 km² 2005
145 Sri Lanka 0.984 km² 2005
146 Niger 0.96 km² 2005
147 Armenia 0.939 km² 2005
148 Denmark 0.923 km² 2005
149 Moldova 0.915 km² 2005
150 Mauritania 0.849 km² 2005
151 Philippines 0.835 km² 2005
152 Nigeria 0.794 km² 2005
153 United Arab Emirates 0.752 km² 2005
154 Togo 0.697 km² 2005
155 Algeria 0.67 km² 2005
156 Belgium 0.637 km² 2005
157 Tajikistan 0.602 km² 2005
158 India 0.601 km² 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.538 km² 2005
159 Rwanda 0.509 km² 2005
160 El Salvador 0.491 km² 2005
161 United Kingdom 0.472 km² 2005
162 Tonga 0.396 km² 2005
163 Grenada 0.389 km² 2005
164 Libya 0.388 km² 2005
165 Afghanistan 0.349 km² 2005
166 Lebanon 0.341 km² 2005
167 Iraq 0.3 km² 2005
168 Mauritius 0.298 km² 2005
169 Yemen 0.273 km² 2005
170 Syria 0.254 km² 2005
171 Israel 0.247 km² 2005
172 Netherlands 0.224 km² 2005
173 Kiribati 0.221 km² 2005
174 Burundi 0.196 km² 2005
175 Bermuda 0.156 km² 2005
176 Jordan 0.153 km² 2005
177 Pakistan 0.12 km² 2005
178 Haiti 0.113 km² 2005
179 Comoros 0.0832 km² 2005
180 Djibouti 0.0773 km² 2005
181 Barbados 0.0731 km² 2005
182 Bangladesh 0.0609 km² 2005
183 Lesotho 0.0415 km² 2005
184 Maldives 0.0336 km² 2005
185 Kuwait 0.0261 km² 2005
186 Egypt 0.00933 km² 2005
187 Oman 0.00793 km² 2005
188 Singapore 0.00469 km² 2005

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