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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Bolivia 63.97 km² per 1,000 people 2005
4 Belize 56.65 km² per 1,000 people 2005
5 Paraguay 31.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
6 Brazil 25.63 km² per 1,000 people 2005
7 Peru 24.58 km² per 1,000 people 2005
8 Venezuela 17.95 km² per 1,000 people 2005
9 The Bahamas 15.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005
10 Colombia 13.51 km² per 1,000 people 2005
11 Panama 13.29 km² per 1,000 people 2005
12 Nicaragua 10.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
13 Chile 9.89 km² per 1,000 people 2005
14 Argentina 8.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005
15 Ecuador 8.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
16 Honduras 6.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
17 Dominica 6.39 km² per 1,000 people 2005
18 Mexico 6.23 km² per 1,000 people 2005
19 Costa Rica 5.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
20 Uruguay 4.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
21 Guatemala 3.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
22 Cayman Islands 2.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
23 Cuba 2.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
24 Trinidad and Tobago 1.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
25 Dominican Republic 1.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
26 Jamaica 1.28 km² per 1,000 people 2005
27 Antigua and Barbuda 1.09 km² per 1,000 people 2005
28 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.04 km² per 1,000 people 2005
29 Saint Lucia 1.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
30 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.924 km² per 1,000 people 2005
31 El Salvador 0.433 km² per 1,000 people 2005
32 Grenada 0.376 km² per 1,000 people 2005
33 Bermuda 0.157 km² per 1,000 people 2005
34 Haiti 0.123 km² per 1,000 people 2005
35 Barbados 0.074 km² per 1,000 people 2005

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Latin America and Caribbean 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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