South Korea: Forest area, percent of total land area, 1990 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2020. The average value for South Korea during that period was 66.3 percent with a minimum of 64.5 percent in 2020 and a maximum of 67.9 percent in 1990.
The latest value from 2020 is 64.5 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 193
countries is 32.2 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.