For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1990 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 33.4 percent with a minimum of 33 percent in 1990 and a maximum of 33.9 percent in 2014.
The latest value from 2016 is 33.9 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 194
countries is 31.3 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.