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Brazil: Forest area, percent of total land area: For that indicator, FAO provides data for Brazil from 1990 to 2016. The average value for Brazil during that period was 61.7 percent with a minumum of 58.9 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 65.4 percent in 1990. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.