South Korea: Forest area,

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 South Korea

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 62770
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 64223.1
 Min - Max 62770 - 65510
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1990 to 2021. The average value for South Korea during that period was 64223.1 sq. km with a minimum of 62770 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 65510 sq. km in 1990. The latest value from 2021 is 62770 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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South Korea - Forest area,  - recent values

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South Korea - Forest area,  - 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 64.3 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 16.42 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 5.35 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 1.59 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 27.48 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 16,030 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 95.7 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,274 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 13.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 6,809 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 102.2 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 281.5 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 109.1 2021 index points
 Forest area, 62,770.0 2021 sq. km
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