Nepal: Forest area, sq.km

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 Nepal

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 59,620.3
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 58,555.3
 Min - Max 56,720.0 - 59,620.3
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Nepal from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Nepal during that period was 58555.3 sq. km with a minimum of 56720 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 59620.3 sq. km in 2010. The latest value from 2021 is 59620.3 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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Recent values chart
Nepal - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Nepal - 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 41.6 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 28.75 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 62.26 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 21.06 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 8.60 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 41,210 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 115.7 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,500 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 14.7 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,208 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 122.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 97.8 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 142.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 59,620.3 2021 sq. km
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