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Hot countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

DEFINITION: Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees, whether productive or not. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Suriname 328.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
2 Guyana 201.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
3 Gabon 157.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
4 Australia 80.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005
5 Botswana 67.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
6 Bolivia 63.97 km² per 1,000 people 2005
7 Belize 56.65 km² per 1,000 people 2005
8 Papua New Guinea 50 km² per 1,000 people 2005
9 Solomon Islands 45.46 km² per 1,000 people 2005
10 Angola 37.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
11 Zambia 36.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
12 Equatorial Guinea 32.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
13 Paraguay 31.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
14 New Caledonia 30.58 km² per 1,000 people 2005
15 Laos 28.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
16 Brazil 25.63 km² per 1,000 people 2005
17 Democratic Republic of the Congo 23.22 km² per 1,000 people 2005
18 Sudan 18.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
19 Venezuela 17.95 km² per 1,000 people 2005
20 The Bahamas 15.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005
21 Colombia 13.51 km² per 1,000 people 2005
22 Zimbabwe 13.48 km² per 1,000 people 2005
23 Panama 13.29 km² per 1,000 people 2005
24 Guinea-Bissau 13.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
25 Cameroon 13.02 km² per 1,000 people 2005
26 Chad 12.23 km² per 1,000 people 2005
27 Fiji 11.8 km² per 1,000 people 2005
28 Nicaragua 10.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
29 Mozambique 9.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
30 Liberia 9.61 km² per 1,000 people 2005
31 Mali 9.3 km² per 1,000 people 2005
32 Samoa 9.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
33 Tanzania 9.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005
34 Somalia 8.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
35 Malaysia 8.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
36 Ecuador 8.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
37 Guinea 7.47 km² per 1,000 people 2005
38 Senegal 7.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
39 Brunei 7.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
40 Cambodia 7.42 km² per 1,000 people 2005
41 Madagascar 6.9 km² per 1,000 people 2005
42 Honduras 6.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
43 Dominica 6.39 km² per 1,000 people 2005
44 Burma 6.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
45 Mexico 6.23 km² per 1,000 people 2005
46 Cote d'Ivoire 5.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
47 Costa Rica 5.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
48 Burkina Faso 5.14 km² per 1,000 people 2005
49 Sierra Leone 4.98 km² per 1,000 people 2005
50 Swaziland 4.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
51 Seychelles 4.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
52 Indonesia 4.01 km² per 1,000 people 2005
53 Eritrea 3.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
54 Guatemala 3.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
55 Benin 2.79 km² per 1,000 people 2005
56 Malawi 2.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
57 Ghana 2.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
58 Cuba 2.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
59 Thailand 2.26 km² per 1,000 people 2005
60 Ethiopia 1.82 km² per 1,000 people 2005
61 Trinidad and Tobago 1.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
62 Cape Verde 1.66 km² per 1,000 people 2005
63 Vietnam 1.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
64 Dominican Republic 1.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
65 Jamaica 1.28 km² per 1,000 people 2005
66 Uganda 1.26 km² per 1,000 people 2005
67 Saudi Arabia 1.18 km² per 1,000 people 2005
68 Antigua and Barbuda 1.09 km² per 1,000 people 2005
69 Saint Lucia 1.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
70 Kenya 1.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
71 Sri Lanka 0.985 km² per 1,000 people 2005
72 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.924 km² per 1,000 people 2005
73 Virgin Islands 0.92 km² per 1,000 people 2005
74 Niger 0.907 km² per 1,000 people 2005
75 Mauritania 0.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
76 Philippines 0.862 km² per 1,000 people 2005
77 Nigeria 0.784 km² per 1,000 people 2005
78 Algeria 0.693 km² per 1,000 people 2005
79 Togo 0.628 km² per 1,000 people 2005
80 India 0.619 km² per 1,000 people 2005
81 El Salvador 0.433 km² per 1,000 people 2005
82 Tonga 0.391 km² per 1,000 people 2005
83 Grenada 0.376 km² per 1,000 people 2005
84 Libya 0.371 km² per 1,000 people 2005
85 Iraq 0.315 km² per 1,000 people 2005
86 Mauritius 0.298 km² per 1,000 people 2005
87 Yemen 0.262 km² per 1,000 people 2005
88 Kiribati 0.202 km² per 1,000 people 2005
89 Bermuda 0.157 km² per 1,000 people 2005
90 Haiti 0.123 km² per 1,000 people 2005
91 Pakistan 0.122 km² per 1,000 people 2005
92 Comoros 0.083 km² per 1,000 people 2005
93 Djibouti 0.076 km² per 1,000 people 2005
94 Barbados 0.074 km² per 1,000 people 2005
95 Bangladesh 0.061 km² per 1,000 people 2005
96 Maldives 0.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
97 Kuwait 0.024 km² per 1,000 people 2005
98 Egypt 0.009 km² per 1,000 people 2005
99 Oman 0.008 km² per 1,000 people 2005
100 Singapore 0.005 km² per 1,000 people 2005

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Hot countries Compared by Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

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Interesting observations about Environment > Forest area > Sq. km > Per capita

  • Suriname ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Bolivia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Australia ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Finland ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Guyana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Botswana ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Landlocked countries in 2005.
  • Brazil ranked second for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Gabon ranked first for forest area > sq. km > per capita amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
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