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Do you Know 65% of Forest Land is Increasing ? Check your Countries Trend

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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.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

Top 10 Countries with Highest % of Forest Area :

Suriname 98.28%Suriname 98.28%
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 91.81%Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 91.81%
Gabon 89.26%Gabon 89.26%
Seychelles 88.41%Seychelles 88.41%
American Samoa 87.70%American Samoa 87.70%
Palau 87.61%Palau 87.61%
Guyana 83.95%Guyana 83.95%
Lao PDR 81.29%Lao PDR 81.29%
Solomon Islands 78.06%Solomon Islands 78.06%
Papua New Guinea 74.10%Papua New Guinea 74.10%

Countries with Lowest % of Forest Area :

Iceland 0.49%Brunei Darussalam 0.49%
Saudi Arabia 0.45%Marshall Islands 0.45%
Kuwait 0.35%Guinea-Bissau 0.35%
Djibouti 0.24%St. Vincent and the Grenadines 0.24%
Mauritania 0.22%Sweden 0.22%
Libya 0.12%Japan 0.12%
Egypt, Arab Rep. 0.07%Malaysia 0.07%
Faroe Islands 0.06%Congo, Dem. Rep. 0.06%
Oman 0.01%Zambia 0.01%

Forest area (% of land area) and Trend since 2010
Country % Trend
Suriname 98.28%
Micronesia, Fed. Sts. 91.81%
Gabon 89.26%
Seychelles 88.41%
American Samoa 87.70%
Palau 87.61%
Guyana 83.95%
Lao PDR 81.29%
Solomon Islands 78.06%
Papua New Guinea 74.10%
Finland 73.11%
Bhutan 72.28%
Brunei Darussalam 72.11%
Marshall Islands 70.22%
Guinea-Bissau 70.13%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 69.23%
Sweden 68.92%
Japan 68.46%
Malaysia 67.55%
Congo, Dem. Rep. 67.30%
Zambia 65.42%
Congo, Rep. 65.40%
Northern Mariana Islands 64.13%
Korea, Rep. 63.46%
Panama 62.11%
Slovenia 61.96%
Montenegro 61.49%
Samoa 60.42%
Belize 59.90%
Brazil 59.05%
Peru 57.79%
Dominica 57.77%
Puerto Rico 55.91%
Equatorial Guinea 55.90%
Fiji 55.68%
Costa Rica 53.98%
Latvia 53.97%
Cambodia 53.57%
Venezuela, RB 52.93%
Cayman Islands 52.92%
Colombia 52.73%
Tanzania 52.00%
Bahamas, The 51.45%
Estonia 51.35%
Bolivia 50.55%
Ecuador 50.52%
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 50.29%
Indonesia 50.24%
Grenada 49.97%
Russian Federation 49.76%
Mozambique 48.25%
Gambia, The 48.22%
Vietnam 47.64%
Austria 46.88%
Angola 46.41%
Guam 46.30%
Timor-Leste 46.13%
New Caledonia 45.90%
Trinidad and Tobago 45.71%
Myanmar 44.47%
Liberia 43.39%
Liechtenstein 43.13%
Senegal 42.97%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 42.68%
Belarus 42.53%
French Polynesia 42.35%
St. Kitts and Nevis 42.31%
Sierra Leone 42.17%
Dominican Republic 41.05%
Honduras 41.04%
Ghana 41.03%
Georgia 40.62%
Slovak Republic 40.35%
Cameroon 39.80%
North Macedonia 39.57%
Paraguay 38.57%
New Zealand 38.56%
Benin 38.23%
Canada 38.17%
Spain 36.86%
Zimbabwe 36.35%
Turks and Caicos Islands 36.21%
Vanuatu 36.10%
Luxembourg 35.68%
Central African Republic 35.59%
Bulgaria 35.22%
Lithuania 34.80%
Portugal 34.74%
Czech Republic 34.54%
Croatia 34.35%
Eswatini 34.07%
Andorra 34.04%
Mexico 33.97%
United States 33.90%
Malawi 33.38%
Tuvalu 33.33%
St. Lucia 33.28%
Norway 33.17%
Guatemala 33.03%
Sri Lanka 33.01%
Germany 32.73%
Thailand 32.10%
Switzerland 31.73%
Italy 31.61%
Greece 31.45%
Serbia 31.10%
France 31.03%
Jamaica 30.95%
Poland 30.81%
Cuba 30.76%
Romania 29.82%
Albania 28.16%
Philippines 26.96%
Guinea 25.90%
Nicaragua 25.88%
Nepal 25.36%
British Virgin Islands 24.13%
Chile 23.85%
India 23.77%
Singapore 23.06%
Hungary 22.85%
Belgium 22.57%
Cabo Verde 22.31%
Antigua and Barbuda 22.27%
China 22.19%
Madagascar 21.44%
Comoros 19.88%
Burkina Faso 19.55%
Rwanda 19.46%
Botswana 19.13%
Mauritius 19.01%
Cyprus 18.69%
Bermuda 18.52%
St. Martin (French part) 18.38%
Ukraine 16.67%
Australia 16.24%
Turkey 15.22%
Kiribati 15.00%
Eritrea 14.95%
Barbados 14.65%
Denmark 14.58%
Azerbaijan 13.78%
Lebanon 13.42%
United Kingdom 13.00%
El Salvador 12.79%
Morocco 12.62%
Tonga 12.50%
Ethiopia 12.50%
Moldova 12.44%
Armenia 11.66%
Netherlands 11.16%
Bangladesh 10.98%
Ireland 10.95%
Burundi 10.75%
Uruguay 10.54%
Uganda 10.36%
Somalia 10.14%
Argentina 9.91%
Turkmenistan 8.78%
Namibia 8.40%
Mongolia 8.08%
Kenya 7.75%
Nigeria 7.68%
Israel 7.62%
South Africa 7.62%
Uzbekistan 7.57%
Tunisia 6.70%
Iran, Islamic Rep. 6.56%
Isle of Man 6.07%
United Arab Emirates 4.54%
Channel Islands 4.04%
Chad 3.87%
Mali 3.86%
Haiti 3.52%
Togo 3.46%
Maldives 3.33%
Kyrgyz Republic 3.32%
Tajikistan 2.97%
Syrian Arab Republic 2.67%
Aruba 2.33%
Afghanistan 2.07%
Pakistan 1.91%
Iraq 1.90%
Lesotho 1.61%
West Bank and Gaza 1.52%
Kazakhstan 1.23%
Jordan 1.10%
Malta 1.09%
Yemen, Rep. 1.04%
Niger 0.90%
Algeria 0.82%
Bahrain 0.77%
Iceland 0.49%
Saudi Arabia 0.45%
Kuwait 0.35%
Djibouti 0.24%
Mauritania 0.22%
Libya 0.12%
Egypt, Arab Rep. 0.07%
Faroe Islands 0.06%
Oman 0.01%
Greenland 0.00%
Côte d'Ivoire 0.00%
Curaçao 0.00%
Hong Kong SAR, China 0.00%
Macao SAR, China 0.00%
Monaco 0.00%
Korea, Dem. People's Rep. 0.00%
Sudan 0.00%
South Sudan 0.00%
São Tomé and Principe 0.00%
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 0.00%
Kosovo 0.00%
Gibraltar 0.00%
Nauru 0.00%
Qatar 0.00%
San Marino 0.00%

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