Philippines: Forest area, sq.km

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 Philippines

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 72,234.8
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 72,198.1
 Min - Max 68,397.2 - 77,788.1
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for the Philippines from 1990 to 2021. The average value for the Philippines during that period was 72198.1 sq. km with a minimum of 68397.2 sq. km in 2010 and a maximum of 77788.1 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 72234.8 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
Philippines - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Philippines - 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 24.2 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 42.54 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 23.71 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 9.55 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 38.61 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 126,830 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 105.0 2021 index points
 Precipitation 2,348 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 18.7 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,835 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 100.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 232.0 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 86.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 72,234.8 2021 sq. km
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