Malaysia: Forest area, sq.km

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 Malaysia

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 190638.9
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 195609.7
 Min - Max 189476.5 - 206185
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Malaysia from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Malaysia during that period was 195609.7 sq. km with a minimum of 189476.5 sq. km in 2010 and a maximum of 206185 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 190638.9 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 207903.9 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Malaysia - Forest area, sq.km  - recent values

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Malaysia - Forest area, sq.km  - 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 58.0 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 26.09 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 9.65 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.93 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 36.31 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 85,710 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 95.8 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,875 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 2.5 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,802 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 99.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 2,146.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 100.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 190,638.9 2021 sq. km
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