USA: Forest area, sq.km

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 USA

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 3,097,950.0
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 3,063,621.9
 Min - Max 3,024,500.0 - 3,100,950.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 1990 to 2021. The average value for the USA during that period was 3063621.9 sq. km with a minimum of 3024500 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 3100950 sq. km in 2015. The latest value from 2021 is 3097950 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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Recent values chart
USA - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
USA - Forest area, sq.km  - 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.

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 Forest area, percent 33.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 44.36 2021 percent
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 GDP share of agriculture 0.96 2021 percent
 Agriculture value added 223.72 2021 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 4,058,104 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 93.0 2022 index points
 Precipitation 715 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 17.2 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 8,072 2022 kg per hectar
 Food production index 100.9 2022 index points
 Fertilizer use 128.7 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 110.6 2022 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 3,097,950.0 2021 sq. km
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