Saudi Arabia: Forest area, sq.km

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 Saudi Arabia

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 9,770.0
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 9,770.0
 Min - Max 9,770.0 - 9,770.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Saudi Arabia from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Saudi Arabia during that period was 9770 sq. km with a minimum of 9770 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 9770 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 9770 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
Saudi Arabia - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Saudi Arabia - 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 0.5 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 80.77 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 2.70 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 2.40 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 26.66 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 1,736,370 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 179.6 2021 index points
 Precipitation 59 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 1.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 5,022 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 159.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 88.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 144.3 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 9,770.0 2021 sq. km
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