North Korea: Forest area, sq.km

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 North Korea

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 60,088.6
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 63,800.4
 Min - Max 60,088.6 - 69,120.3
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for North Korea from 1990 to 2021. The average value for North Korea during that period was 63800.4 sq. km with a minimum of 60088.6 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 69120.3 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 60088.6 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
North Korea - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
North Korea - 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 49.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 21.55 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 43.51 2021 percent
 Agricultural land 25,950 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 92.3 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,054 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 19.1 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,388 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 92.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 18.9 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 94.7 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 60,088.6 2021 sq. km
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