Forest area, percent of total land area, 2016 - Country rankings:
The average for 2016 based on 194 countries was 31.3 percent.The highest value was in Suriname: 98.3 percent and the lowest value was in Gibraltar: 0 percent. The indicator is available from 1990 to 2016. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.
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.