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Forest area, percent of total land area, 2020 - Country rankings:

The average for 2020 based on 194 countries was 31.8 percent.The highest value was in Suriname: 97.4 percent and the lowest value was in Egypt: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2020. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: FAO
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Countries Forest area, percent, 2020 Global rank Available data
Suriname 97.4 1 1990 - 2020
Guyana 93.6 2 1990 - 2020
Micronesia 92 3 1991 - 2020
Gabon 91.3 4 1990 - 2020
Solomon Isl. 90.1 5 1990 - 2020
Palau 90 6 1991 - 2020
Eq. Guinea 87.3 7 1990 - 2020
Papua N.G. 79.2 8 1990 - 2020
Liberia 79.1 9 1990 - 2020
Finland 73.7 10 1990 - 2020
Seychelles 73.3 11 1990 - 2020
St. Vincent & ... 73.2 12 1990 - 2020
Brunei 72.1 13 1990 - 2020
Laos 71.9 14 1990 - 2020
Bhutan 71.4 15 1990 - 2020
G.-Bissau 70.4 16 1990 - 2020
Sweden 68.7 17 1990 - 2020
Japan 68.4 18 1990 - 2020
South Korea 64.4 19 1990 - 2020
R. of Congo 64.3 20 1990 - 2020
Dominica 63.8 21 1990 - 2020
Fiji 62.4 22 1990 - 2020
Montenegro 61.5 23 2006 - 2020
Slovenia 61.5 24 1992 - 2020
Zambia 60.3 25 1990 - 2020
Brazil 59.4 26 1990 - 2020
Costa Rica 59.4 27 1990 - 2020
Malaysia 58.2 28 1990 - 2020
Samoa 58.2 29 1990 - 2020
Estonia 57 30 1992 - 2020
Honduras 56.8 31 1990 - 2020
Panama 56.8 32 1990 - 2020
Peru 56.5 33 1990 - 2020
Belize 56 34 1990 - 2020
Puerto Rico 56 35 1990 - 2020
DR Congo 55.6 36 1990 - 2020
Jamaica 55.1 37 1990 - 2020
Latvia 54.8 38 1992 - 2020
S.T.&Principe 54.1 39 1990 - 2020
Angola 53.4 40 1990 - 2020
Colombia 53.3 41 1990 - 2020
Venezuela 52.4 42 1990 - 2020
Grenada 52.1 43 1990 - 2020
Tanzania 51.6 44 1990 - 2020
Bahamas 50.9 45 1990 - 2020
Ecuador 50.3 46 1990 - 2020
North Korea 50.1 47 1990 - 2020
Russia 49.8 48 1992 - 2020
Indonesia 49.1 49 1990 - 2020
Austria 47.3 50 1990 - 2020
Bolivia 46.9 51 1990 - 2020
Mozambique 46.7 52 1990 - 2020
Vietnam 46.7 53 1990 - 2020
N. Caledonia 45.8 54 1990 - 2020
Cambodia 45.7 55 1990 - 2020
Zimbabwe 45.1 56 1990 - 2020
Tr.&Tobago 44.5 57 1990 - 2020
Domin. Rep. 44.4 58 1990 - 2020
Burma 43.7 59 1990 - 2020
Belarus 43.2 60 1992 - 2020
Cameroon 43 61 1990 - 2020
Bosnia & Herz. 42.7 62 1992 - 2020
Liechtenstein 41.9 63 1990 - 2020
Senegal 41.9 64 1990 - 2020
Nepal 41.6 65 1990 - 2020
Georgia 40.6 66 1992 - 2020
Paraguay 40.5 67 1990 - 2020
Slovakia 40.1 68 1993 - 2020
North Macedonia 39.7 69 1992 - 2020
Thailand 38.9 70 1990 - 2020
Canada 38.7 71 1990 - 2020
New Zealand 37.6 72 1990 - 2020
Spain 37.2 73 1990 - 2020
Vanuatu 36.3 74 1990 - 2020
Portugal 36.2 75 1990 - 2020
Bulgaria 35.9 76 1990 - 2020
C.A. Republic 35.8 77 1990 - 2020
Ghana 35.1 78 1990 - 2020
Lithuania 35.1 79 1992 - 2020
Sierra Leone 35.1 80 1990 - 2020
Croatia 34.7 81 1992 - 2020
Czechia 34.7 82 1993 - 2020
Luxembourg 34.5 83 2000 - 2020
Sri Lanka 34.2 84 1990 - 2020
Andorra 34 85 1990 - 2020
Saint Lucia 34 86 1990 - 2020
USA 33.9 87 1990 - 2020
Mexico 33.8 88 1990 - 2020
Norway 33.4 89 1990 - 2020
Tuvalu 33.3 90 1990 - 2020
Guatemala 32.9 91 1990 - 2020
Germany 32.7 92 1990 - 2020
Italy 32.3 93 1990 - 2020
Switzerland 32.1 94 1990 - 2020
France 31.5 95 1990 - 2020
Serbia 31.1 96 2006 - 2020
Poland 31 97 1990 - 2020
Greece 30.3 98 1990 - 2020
Romania 30.1 99 1990 - 2020
Swaziland 28.9 100 1990 - 2020
Turkey 28.9 101 1990 - 2020
Albania 28.8 102 1990 - 2020
Nicaragua 28.3 103 1990 - 2020
El Salvador 28.2 104 1990 - 2020
Benin 27.8 105 1990 - 2020
Botswana 26.9 106 1990 - 2020
Guinea 25.2 107 1990 - 2020
Chile 24.5 108 1990 - 2020
India 24.3 109 1990 - 2020
Philippines 24.1 110 1990 - 2020
Gambia 24 111 1990 - 2020
Malawi 23.8 112 1990 - 2020
Nigeria 23.7 113 1990 - 2020
China 23.3 114 1990 - 2020
Belgium 22.8 115 1990 - 2020
Burkina Faso 22.7 116 1990 - 2020
Hungary 22.5 117 1990 - 2020
Togo 22.2 118 1990 - 2020
Singapore 21.7 119 1990 - 2020
Madagascar 21.4 120 1990 - 2020
Mauritius 19.1 121 1990 - 2020
Cyprus 18.7 122 1990 - 2020
Ant.& Barb. 18.5 123 1990 - 2020
Bermuda 18.5 124 1990 - 2020
Comoros 17.7 125 1990 - 2020
Australia 17.4 126 1990 - 2020
San Marino 16.7 127 1990 - 2020
Ukraine 16.7 128 1992 - 2020
Denmark 15.7 129 1990 - 2020
Ethiopia 15.1 130 1990 - 2020
Barbados 14.7 131 1990 - 2020
Bangladesh 14.5 132 1990 - 2020
South Africa 14.1 133 1990 - 2020
Lebanon 14 134 1990 - 2020
Azerbaijan 13.7 135 1992 - 2020
UK 13.2 136 1990 - 2020
Morocco 12.9 137 1990 - 2020
Haiti 12.6 138 1990 - 2020
Tonga 12.4 139 1990 - 2020
Moldova 11.8 140 1992 - 2020
Uganda 11.7 141 1990 - 2020
Uruguay 11.6 142 1990 - 2020
Armenia 11.5 143 1992 - 2020
Ireland 11.4 144 1990 - 2020
Cape Verde 11.3 145 1990 - 2020
Rwanda 11.2 146 1990 - 2020
Netherlands 11 147 1990 - 2020
Burundi 10.9 148 1990 - 2020
Mali 10.9 149 1990 - 2020
Argentina 10.4 150 1990 - 2020
Sudan 9.8 151 1990 - 2020
Somalia 9.5 152 1990 - 2020
Mongolia 9.1 153 1990 - 2020
Ivory Coast 8.9 154 1990 - 2020
Turkmenistan 8.8 155 1992 - 2020
Eritrea 8.7 156 1993 - 2020
Uzbekistan 8.4 157 1992 - 2020
Namibia 8.1 158 1990 - 2020
Kyrgyzstan 6.9 159 1992 - 2020
Iran 6.6 160 1990 - 2020
Israel 6.5 161 1990 - 2020
Kenya 6.3 162 1990 - 2020
Pakistan 4.8 163 1990 - 2020
Tunisia 4.5 164 1990 - 2020
UA Emirates 4.5 165 1990 - 2020
Chad 3.4 166 1990 - 2020
Tajikistan 3.1 167 1992 - 2020
Syria 2.8 168 1990 - 2020
Maldives 2.7 169 1990 - 2020
Aruba 2.3 170 1990 - 2020
Afghanistan 1.9 171 1990 - 2020
Iraq 1.9 172 1990 - 2020
Palestine 1.7 173 1990 - 2020
Kiribati 1.5 174 1990 - 2020
Malta 1.4 175 1990 - 2020
Kazakhstan 1.3 176 1992 - 2020
Jordan 1.1 177 1990 - 2020
Lesotho 1.1 178 1990 - 2020
Yemen 1 179 1990 - 2020
Bahrain 0.9 180 1990 - 2020
Niger 0.9 181 1990 - 2020
Algeria 0.8 182 1990 - 2020
Iceland 0.5 183 1990 - 2020
Saudi Arabia 0.5 184 1990 - 2020
Kuwait 0.4 185 1990 - 2020
Djibouti 0.3 186 1990 - 2020
Mauritania 0.3 187 1990 - 2020
Faroe Isl. 0.1 188 1990 - 2020
Libya 0.1 189 1990 - 2020
Egypt 0 190 1990 - 2020
Gibraltar 0 191 1990 - 2020
Monaco 0 192 1990 - 2020
Oman 0 193 1990 - 2020
Qatar 0 194 1990 - 2020

Economic outlook around the world

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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