Finland: Forest area, percent

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 Finland

Forest area, percent of total land area

 Latest value 73.7
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 73.3
 Min - Max 71.8 - 73.7
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Finland from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Finland during that period was 73.3 percent with a minimum of 71.8 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 73.7 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 73.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 31.8 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Finland - Forest area, percent - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Finland - Forest area, percent - historical chart - 1990-2021




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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 73.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 7.46 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 4.11 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 2.29 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 6.48 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 22,680 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 78.2 2021 index points
 Precipitation 536 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 7.4 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,777 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 93.5 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 98.1 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 101.6 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 224,090.0 2021 sq. km
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