Description

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.

Value Range

From 0% in a few countries to about 94.6% in Suriname.

Data

<div style="width:500px; font-family:'Helvetica Neue', Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height:20px"><div style="background-color:#333; padding:0px 5px; font-weight:bold"><div style="color:#fff; font-size:12px; line-height:20px;"><a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#fff;text-decoration:none;" class="active">Forest area (% of land area)</a></div></div><script type="text/javascript">widgetContext = { "url": "http://data.worldbank.org/widgets/indicator/0/web_widgets_2/AG.LND.FRST.ZS/countries", "width": 500, "height": 325, "widgetid": "web_widget_iframe_0237a464da01b8e47e6cb2b775699ce8" };</script><div id="web_widget_iframe_0237a464da01b8e47e6cb2b775699ce8"></div><script src="http://data.worldbank.org/profiles/datafinder/modules/contrib/web_widgets/iframe/web_widgets_iframe.js"></script><div style="font-size: 10px; color:#000">Data from <a href="http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS/countries?display=default" style="color:#CCC;">World Bank</a></div></div>


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Sources

Data for this indicator are provided at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/AG.LND.FRST.ZS/