Rwanda: Forest area, percent

(measure: percent; Source: FAO)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Rwanda: Forest area, percent of total land area

: For that indicator, FAO provides data for Rwanda from 1990 to 2016. The average value for Rwanda during that period was 15.6 percent with a minimum of 12.9 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 19.7 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2016 is 19.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 193 countries is 31.4 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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.
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