The average for 2016 based on 195 countries was 220274.3 sq. km.The highest value was in Russia: 8148895 sq. km and the lowest value was in Gibraltar: 0 sq. km. 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.