Uruguay: Forest area, sq.km

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 Uruguay

Forest area, sq. km

 Latest value 20,520.0
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1990 - 2021
 Average 15,256.5
 Min - Max 7,980.0 - 20,520.0
 Source FAO
For that indicator, we provide data for Uruguay from 1990 to 2021. The average value for Uruguay during that period was 15256.5 sq. km with a minimum of 7980 sq. km in 1990 and a maximum of 20520 sq. km in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 20520 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
Uruguay - Forest area, sq.km  - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Uruguay - 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.


 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Forest area, percent 11.7 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 80.39 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 8.38 2022 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 7.27 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 5.18 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 140,696 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 89.2 2021 index points
 Precipitation 1,300 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 11.6 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 5,499 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 98.8 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 211.1 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 104.7 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 20,520.0 2021 sq. km
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