Thailand: Forest area, percent

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 Thailand

Forest area, percent of total land area

 Latest value 38.8
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 38.3
 Min - Max 37.2 - 39.3
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Thailand from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Thailand during that period was 38.3 percent with a minimum of 37.2 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 39.3 percent in 2010. The latest value from 2021 is 38.8 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 194 countries is 31.8 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Thailand - Forest area, percent - recent values

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Thailand - Forest area, percent - 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 38.8 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 46.00 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 31.59 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 8.81 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 43.67 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 235,000 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 99.6 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,622 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 33.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,093 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 98.3 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 139.4 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 102.3 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 198,370.0 2021 sq. km
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