For that indicator, FAO provides data for Palau from 1991 to 2016. The average value for Palau during that period was 86.4 percent with a minimum of 83.3 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 87.6 percent in 2005.
The latest value from 2016 is 87.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 193
countries is 31.4 percent.
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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.