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Geography > Forested Land: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Forested land as a proportion of total land area, estimate by FAO.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Cook Islands 95.7% 2000
2 Suriname 90.5% 2000
3 French Guiana 89.9% 2000
4 Solomon Islands 88.8% 2000
5 Gabon 84.7% 2000
6 The Bahamas 84.1% 2000
7 Guyana 78.5% 2000
8 Palau 76.1% 2000
9 Finland 72% 2000
10 North Korea 68.2% 2000
11 Papua New Guinea 67.6% 2000
12 Seychelles 66.7% 2000
13 Sweden 65.9% 2000
14 Brazil 64.3% 2000
15 Bhutan 64.2% 2000
16 Japan 64% 2000
17 South Korea 63.3% 2000
18 Equatorial Guinea 62.5% 2000
19 Dominica 61.3% 2000
20 Guinea-Bissau 60.5% 2000
21 American Samoa 60.1% 2000
22 Democratic Republic of the Congo 59.6% 2000
23 Belize 59.1% 2000
24 Paraguay 58.8% 2000
25 Malaysia 58.7% 2000
26 Indonesia 58% 2000
27 Venezuela 56.1% 2000
28 Angola 56% 2000
29 Slovenia 55% 2000
30 Laos 54.4% 2000
31 Cambodia 52.9% 2000
32 Burma 52.3% 2000
33 Cameroon 51.3% 2000
34 Peru 50.9% 2000
35 Trinidad and Tobago 50.5% 2000
36 Russia 50.4% 2000
37 Zimbabwe 49.2% 2000
38 Bolivia 48.9% 2000
39 Estonia 48.7% 2000
40 Guadeloupe 48.5% 2000
=41 Honduras 48.1% 2000
=41 The Gambia 48.1% 2000
43 Colombia 47.8% 2000
44 Latvia 47.1% 2000
45 Austria 47% 2000
46 Liechtenstein 46.7% 2000
=47 Belarus 45.3% 2000
=47 Slovakia 45.3% 2000
=49 Fiji 44.6% 2000
=49 Bosnia and Herzegovina 44.6% 2000
=51 Martinique 43.9% 2000
=51 Tanzania 43.9% 2000
53 Georgia 43.7% 2000
54 Zambia 42% 2000
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 41.77% 2000
55 Virgin Islands 41.2% 2000
56 Portugal 40.1% 2000
57 Mozambique 39% 2000
58 Panama 38.6% 2000
59 Costa Rica 38.5% 2000
60 Kiribati 38.4% 2000
61 Guam 38.2% 2000
62 Ecuador 38.1% 2000
63 Samoa 37.2% 2000
64 Central African Republic 36.8% 2000
65 Vanuatu 36.7% 2000
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 36.58% 2000
Catholic countries average (profile) 36.42% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 36.25% 2000
66 Albania 36.2% 2000
67 Republic of Macedonia 35.6% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 34.31% 2000
68 Czech Republic 34.1% 2000
69 Italy 34% 2000
European Union average (profile) 33.64% 2000
Christian countries average (profile) 33.61% 2000
70 Bulgaria 33.4% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 32.59% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 32.59% 2000
Eastern Europe average (profile) 32.32% 2000
71 Senegal 32.2% 2000
=72 Croatia 31.9% 2000
=72 Lithuania 31.9% 2000
Cold countries average (profile) 31.85% 2000
Europe average (profile) 31.7% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 31.34% 2000
74 Liberia 31.3% 2000
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 31.28% 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 30.89% 2000
75 Germany 30.7% 2000
76 Northern Mariana Islands 30.4% 2000
=77 Switzerland 30.3% 2000
=77 Swaziland 30.3% 2000
Hot countries average (profile) 30.27% 2000
79 Vietnam 30.2% 2000
=80 Sri Lanka 30% 2000
=80 Kenya 30% 2000
=80 Jamaica 30% 2000
=83 Poland 29.7% 2000
=83 New Zealand 29.7% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 29.32% 2000
=85 Mexico 28.9% 2000
=85 Thailand 28.9% 2000
=85 Norway 28.9% 2000
88 Spain 28.8% 2000
89 French Polynesia 28.7% 2000
=90 Reunion 28.4% 2000
=90 Dominican Republic 28.4% 2000
=92 Sao Tome and Principe 28.3% 2000
=92 Serbia and Montenegro 28.3% 2000
94 Guinea 28.2% 2000
95 Romania 28% 2000
=96 Greece 27.9% 2000
=96 France 27.9% 2000
98 Ghana 27.8% 2000
=99 Montserrat 27.3% 2000
=99 Nepal 27.3% 2000
101 Malawi 27.2% 2000
102 Nicaragua 27% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 26.7% 2000
Religious countries average (profile) 26.67% 2000
103 Canada 26.5% 2000
104 Guatemala 26.3% 2000
Former British colonies average (profile) 26.11% 2000
=105 Sudan 25.9% 2000
=105 Burkina Faso 25.9% 2000
107 Puerto Rico 25.8% 2000
108 United States 24.7% 2000
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 24.08% 2000
109 Benin 24% 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.95% 2000
110 Cote d'Ivoire 22.4% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 22.16% 2000
failed states average (profile) 22.04% 2000
111 Botswana 21.9% 2000
112 Federated States of Micronesia 21.7% 2000
113 India 21.6% 2000
114 Cuba 21.4% 2000
115 Cape Verde 21.1% 2000
116 Uganda 21% 2000
117 Chile 20.7% 2000
118 Antigua and Barbuda 20.5% 2000
119 New Caledonia 20.4% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 20.24% 2000
120 Madagascar 20.2% 2000
121 Australia 20.1% 2000
122 British Virgin Islands 20% 2000
123 Hungary 19.9% 2000
124 Philippines 19.4% 2000
125 Cyprus 18.6% 2000
126 China 17.5% 2000
127 Ukraine 16.5% 2000
128 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 15.4% 2000
=129 Saint Lucia 14.8% 2000
=129 Nigeria 14.8% 2000
=131 Grenada 14.7% 2000
=131 Sierra Leone 14.7% 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 14.39% 2000
133 Eritrea 13.5% 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 13.47% 2000
134 Turkey 13.3% 2000
135 Azerbaijan 13.1% 2000
136 Argentina 12.7% 2000
=137 Armenia 12.4% 2000
=137 Rwanda 12.4% 2000
139 Somalia 12% 2000
140 United Kingdom 11.6% 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 11.11% 2000
=141 Saint Kitts and Nevis 11.1% 2000
=141 Netherlands 11.1% 2000
143 Mali 10.8% 2000
144 Denmark 10.7% 2000
145 Bangladesh 10.2% 2000
146 Chad 10.1% 2000
147 Moldova 9.9% 2000
148 Namibia 9.8% 2000
149 Ireland 9.6% 2000
150 Togo 9.4% 2000
151 Turkmenistan 8% 2000
152 Mauritius 7.9% 2000
153 Uruguay 7.4% 2000
154 South Africa 7.3% 2000
=155 Mongolia 6.8% 2000
=155 Morocco 6.8% 2000
157 Saint Helena 6.5% 2000
158 Israel 6.4% 2000
159 El Salvador 5.8% 2000
160 Tonga 5.5% 2000
161 Kyrgyzstan 5.2% 2000
162 Uzbekistan 4.8% 2000
163 Barbados 4.7% 2000
164 Kazakhstan 4.5% 2000
165 Comoros 4.3% 2000
166 Ethiopia 4.2% 2000
167 United Arab Emirates 3.8% 2000
168 Burundi 3.7% 2000
169 Lebanon 3.5% 2000
=170 Singapore 3.3% 2000
=170 Maldives 3.3% 2000
172 Haiti 3.2% 2000
=173 Tunisia 3.1% 2000
=173 Pakistan 3.1% 2000
175 Tajikistan 2.8% 2000
176 Syria 2.5% 2000
177 Afghanistan 2.1% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.01% 2000
178 Iraq 1.8% 2000
=179 Niger 1% 2000
=179 Jordan 1% 2000
=181 Algeria 0.9% 2000
=181 Yemen 0.9% 2000
183 Saudi Arabia 0.7% 2000
184 Western Sahara 0.6% 2000
185 Lesotho 0.5% 2000
=186 Iceland 0.3% 2000
=186 Kuwait 0.3% 2000
=186 Djibouti 0.3% 2000
=186 Mauritania 0.3% 2000
190 Libya 0.2% 2000
=191 Egypt 0.1% 2000
=191 Qatar 0.1% 2000
193 Oman 0.0 2000

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