* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Forest area, percent of total land area, 2021:

The average for 2021 based on 194 countries was 31.8 percent. The highest value was in Suriname: 97.3 percent and the lowest value was in Egypt: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2021. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: FAO
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Countries Forest area, percent, 2021 Global rank Available data
Suriname 97.3 1 1990 - 2021
Guyana 93.5 2 1990 - 2021
Micronesia 92.1 3 1991 - 2021
Gabon 91.3 4 1990 - 2021
Palau 90.2 5 1991 - 2021
Solomon Isl. 90.1 6 1990 - 2021
Eq. Guinea 87 7 1990 - 2021
Papua N.G. 79.1 8 1990 - 2021
Liberia 78.8 9 1990 - 2021
Finland 73.7 10 1990 - 2021
Seychelles 73.3 11 1990 - 2021
St. Vincent & ... 73.2 12 1990 - 2021
Brunei 72.1 13 1990 - 2021
Laos 71.8 14 1990 - 2021
Bhutan 71.5 15 1990 - 2021
G.-Bissau 70.1 16 1990 - 2021
Sweden 68.7 17 1990 - 2021
Japan 68.4 18 1990 - 2021
South Korea 64.3 19 1990 - 2021
R. of Congo 64.2 20 1990 - 2021
Dominica 63.8 21 1990 - 2021
Fiji 62.8 22 1990 - 2021
Montenegro 61.5 23 2006 - 2021
Slovenia 61.4 24 1992 - 2021
Zambia 60 25 1990 - 2021
Costa Rica 59.8 26 1990 - 2021
Brazil 59.3 27 1990 - 2021
Malaysia 58 28 1990 - 2021
Samoa 58 29 1990 - 2021
Estonia 57 30 1992 - 2021
Panama 56.7 31 1990 - 2021
Honduras 56.6 32 1990 - 2021
Peru 56.4 33 1990 - 2021
Puerto Rico 56 34 1990 - 2021
Belize 55.5 35 1990 - 2021
Jamaica 55.5 36 1990 - 2021
DR Congo 55.2 37 1990 - 2021
Latvia 54.9 38 1992 - 2021
S.T.&Principe 53.4 39 1990 - 2021
Colombia 53.1 40 1990 - 2021
Angola 53 41 1990 - 2021
Venezuela 52.3 42 1990 - 2021
Grenada 52.1 43 1990 - 2021
Tanzania 51.1 44 1990 - 2021
Bahamas 50.9 45 1990 - 2021
Ecuador 50.1 46 1990 - 2021
North Korea 49.9 47 1990 - 2021
Russia 49.8 48 1992 - 2021
Indonesia 48.4 49 1990 - 2021
Austria 47.3 50 1990 - 2021
Vietnam 47 51 1990 - 2021
Bolivia 46.7 52 1990 - 2021
Mozambique 46.4 53 1990 - 2021
N. Caledonia 45.8 54 1990 - 2021
Domin. Rep. 45.3 55 1990 - 2021
Zimbabwe 45 56 1990 - 2021
Cambodia 44.8 57 1990 - 2021
Tr.&Tobago 44.4 58 1990 - 2021
Belarus 43.3 59 1992 - 2021
Burma 43.3 60 1990 - 2021
Cameroon 42.9 61 1990 - 2021
Bosnia & Herz. 42.7 62 1992 - 2021
Liechtenstein 41.9 63 1990 - 2021
Senegal 41.7 64 1990 - 2021
Nepal 41.6 65 1990 - 2021
Georgia 40.6 66 1992 - 2021
Slovakia 40.1 67 1993 - 2021
Paraguay 39.8 68 1990 - 2021
North Macedonia 39.7 69 1992 - 2021
Canada 39.5 70 1990 - 2021
Thailand 38.8 71 1990 - 2021
New Zealand 37.6 72 1990 - 2021
Spain 37.2 73 1990 - 2021
Vanuatu 36.3 74 1990 - 2021
Portugal 36.2 75 1990 - 2021
Bulgaria 36 76 1990 - 2021
C.A. Republic 35.8 77 1990 - 2021
Lithuania 35.2 78 1992 - 2021
Ghana 35.1 79 1990 - 2021
Sierra Leone 34.8 80 1990 - 2021
Croatia 34.7 81 1992 - 2021
Czechia 34.7 82 1993 - 2021
Luxembourg 34.5 83 2000 - 2021
Sri Lanka 34.1 84 1990 - 2021
Andorra 34 85 1990 - 2021
Saint Lucia 34 86 1990 - 2021
USA 33.9 87 1990 - 2021
Mexico 33.7 88 1990 - 2021
Norway 33.5 89 1990 - 2021
Tuvalu 33.3 90 1990 - 2021
Guatemala 32.8 91 1990 - 2021
Germany 32.7 92 1990 - 2021
Italy 32.5 93 1990 - 2021
Serbia 32.4 94 2006 - 2021
Switzerland 32.2 95 1990 - 2021
France 31.7 96 1990 - 2021
Poland 31 97 1990 - 2021
Greece 30.3 98 1990 - 2021
Romania 30.1 99 1990 - 2021
Turkey 29.1 100 1990 - 2021
Swaziland 29 101 1990 - 2021
Albania 28.8 102 1990 - 2021
El Salvador 28 103 1990 - 2021
Nicaragua 27.5 104 1990 - 2021
Benin 27.4 105 1990 - 2021
Botswana 26.7 106 1990 - 2021
Guinea 25 107 1990 - 2021
Chile 24.7 108 1990 - 2021
India 24.4 109 1990 - 2021
Philippines 24.2 110 1990 - 2021
China 23.6 111 1990 - 2021
Nigeria 23.6 112 1990 - 2021
Gambia 23.4 113 1990 - 2021
Malawi 23.3 114 1990 - 2021
Belgium 22.8 115 2000 - 2021
Burkina Faso 22.5 116 1990 - 2021
Hungary 22.5 117 1990 - 2021
Togo 22.2 118 1990 - 2021
Singapore 21.4 119 1990 - 2021
Madagascar 21.3 120 1990 - 2021
Mauritius 19.4 121 1990 - 2021
Cyprus 18.7 122 1990 - 2021
Bermuda 18.5 123 1990 - 2021
Ant.& Barb. 18.3 124 1990 - 2021
Comoros 17.5 125 1990 - 2021
Australia 17.4 126 1990 - 2021
San Marino 16.7 127 1990 - 2021
Ukraine 16.7 128 1992 - 2021
Denmark 15.7 129 1990 - 2021
Ethiopia 15.1 130 1990 - 2021
Barbados 14.7 131 1990 - 2021
Bangladesh 14.5 132 1990 - 2021
Lebanon 14.1 133 1990 - 2021
South Africa 14 134 1990 - 2021
Azerbaijan 13.8 135 1992 - 2021
UK 13.2 136 1990 - 2021
Morocco 12.9 137 1990 - 2021
Haiti 12.5 138 1990 - 2021
Tonga 12.4 139 1990 - 2021
Moldova 11.7 140 1992 - 2021
Uruguay 11.7 141 1990 - 2021
Armenia 11.5 142 1992 - 2021
Uganda 11.5 143 1990 - 2021
Cape Verde 11.4 144 1990 - 2021
Ireland 11.4 145 1990 - 2021
Rwanda 11.2 146 1990 - 2021
Netherlands 11 147 1990 - 2021
Burundi 10.9 148 1990 - 2021
Mali 10.9 149 1990 - 2021
Argentina 10.4 150 1990 - 2021
Sudan 9.7 151 1990 - 2021
Somalia 9.4 152 1990 - 2021
Mongolia 9.1 153 1990 - 2021
Turkmenistan 8.8 154 1992 - 2021
Eritrea 8.7 155 1993 - 2021
Ivory Coast 8.6 156 1990 - 2021
Uzbekistan 8.4 157 1992 - 2021
Namibia 8 158 1990 - 2021
Kyrgyzstan 7 159 1992 - 2021
Iran 6.6 160 1990 - 2021
Israel 6.5 161 1990 - 2021
Kenya 6.3 162 1990 - 2021
Pakistan 4.8 163 1990 - 2021
Tunisia 4.5 164 1990 - 2021
UA Emirates 4.5 165 1990 - 2021
Chad 3.3 166 1990 - 2021
Tajikistan 3.1 167 1992 - 2021
Syria 2.8 168 1990 - 2021
Maldives 2.7 169 1990 - 2021
Aruba 2.3 170 1990 - 2021
Afghanistan 1.9 171 1990 - 2021
Iraq 1.9 172 1990 - 2021
Palestine 1.7 173 1990 - 2021
Kiribati 1.5 174 1990 - 2021
Malta 1.4 175 1990 - 2021
Kazakhstan 1.3 176 1992 - 2021
Jordan 1.1 177 1990 - 2021
Lesotho 1.1 178 1990 - 2021
Yemen 1 179 1990 - 2021
Bahrain 0.9 180 1990 - 2021
Algeria 0.8 181 1990 - 2021
Niger 0.8 182 1990 - 2021
Iceland 0.5 183 1990 - 2021
Saudi Arabia 0.5 184 1990 - 2021
Kuwait 0.4 185 1990 - 2021
Djibouti 0.3 186 1990 - 2021
Mauritania 0.3 187 1990 - 2021
Faroe Isl. 0.1 188 1990 - 2021
Libya 0.1 189 1990 - 2021
Egypt 0 190 1990 - 2021
Gibraltar 0 191 1990 - 2021
Monaco 0 192 1990 - 2021
Oman 0 193 1990 - 2021
Qatar 0 194 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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73.3
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71.5
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68.4
64.3
64.2
63.8
62.8
61.5
61.4
60.0
59.8
59.3
58.0
58.0
57.0
56.7
56.6
56.4
56.0
55.5
55.5
55.2
54.9
53.4
53.1
53.0
52.3
52.1
51.1
50.9
50.1
49.9
49.8
48.4
47.3
47.0
46.7
46.4
45.8
45.3
45.0
44.8
44.4
43.3
43.3
42.9
42.7
41.9
41.7
41.6
40.6
40.1
39.8
39.7
39.5
38.8
37.6
37.2
36.3
36.2
36.0
35.8
35.2
35.1
34.8
34.7
34.7
34.5
34.1
34.0
34.0
33.9
33.7
33.5
33.3
32.8
32.7
32.5
32.4
32.2
31.7
31.0
30.3
30.1
29.1
29.0
28.8
28.0
27.5
27.4
26.7
25.0
24.7
24.4
24.2
23.6
23.6
23.4
23.3
22.8
22.5
22.5
22.2
21.4
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19.4
18.7
18.5
18.3
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17.4
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16.7
15.7
15.1
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14.5
14.1
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13.8
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12.9
12.5
12.4
11.7
11.7
11.5
11.5
11.4
11.4
11.2
11.0
10.9
10.9
10.4
9.7
9.4
9.1
8.8
8.7
8.6
8.4
8.0
7.0
6.6
6.5
6.3
4.8
4.5
4.5
3.3
3.1
2.8
2.7
2.3
1.9
1.9
1.7
1.5
1.4
1.3
1.1
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1.0
0.9
0.8
0.8
0.5
0.5
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0.3
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0.1
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