Forest area (sq. km) (World) - 2016
* Data 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.
* Data Source : Worldbank.org
* By changing the date from the drop-down menu, you can view statistics on maps since 2000.
* Countries with the highest value of "Forest area (sq. km)" in the World (2016) : Russia(8148900), Brazil(4925540), Canada(3470220), United States of America(3103700), China(2098640), Democratic Republic of the Congo(1522670), Australia(1250590), Indonesia(903256), Peru(738054), India(708604).