* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Iceland: Forest area, percent of total land area: For that indicator, FAO provides data for Iceland from 1990 to 2015. The average value for Iceland during that period was 0.3 percent with a minumum of 0.2 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 0.5 percent in 2012. 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.