* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Forest area, sq. km: For that indicator, FAO provides data for South Korea from 1990 to 2015. The average value for South Korea during that period was 62743.1 sq. km with a minumum of 61840 sq. km in 2015 and a maximum of 63700 sq. km in 1990. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.