Forest Area by Country

# Country forest Area
(hectares)
Population
(2017)
Sqare meters
per capita
1 Russia 814,848,460 145,530,082 55,992
2 Brazil 491,570,000 207,833,823 23,652
3 Canada 346,975,800 36,732,095 94,461
4 United States 310,645,000 325,084,756 9,556
5 China 211,405,700 1,421,021,791 1,488
6 DR Congo 151,955,200 81,398,764 18,668
7 Australia 125,367,000 24,584,620 50,994
8 Indonesia 89,641,200 264,650,963 3,387
9 Peru 73,637,800 31,444,298 23,418
10 India 71,038,800 1,338,676,785 531
11 Mexico 65,856,800 124,777,324 5,278
12 Colombia 58,448,300 48,909,839 11,950
13 Angola 57,606,400 29,816,766 19,320
14 Bolivia 54,186,000 11,192,855 48,411
15 Zambia 48,301,800 16,853,599 28,660
16 Venezuela 46,354,200 29,402,484 15,765
17 Tanzania 45,316,000 54,660,339 8,290
18 Mozambique 37,527,200 28,649,018 13,099
19 Papua New Guinea 33,553,400 8,438,036 39,764
20 Sweden 28,073,000 9,904,896 28,343
21 Myanmar 27,948,200 53,382,523 5,235
22 Argentina 26,518,400 43,937,140 6,036
23 Japan 24,954,800 127,502,725 1,957
24 Gabon 23,400,000 2,064,823 113,327
25 Congo 22,303,200 5,110,695 43,640
26 Malaysia 22,223,400 31,104,646 7,145
27 Finland 22,218,000 5,511,371 40,313
28 Central African Republic 22,138,800 4,596,023 48,169
29 Laos 19,139,750 6,953,035 27,527
30 Sudan 18,861,120 40,813,397 4,621
31 Spain 18,486,130 46,647,428 3,963
32 Cameroon 18,376,000 24,566,073 7,480
33 Chile 18,336,600 18,470,439 9,928
34 France 17,215,000 64,842,509 2,655
35 Guyana 16,506,000 775,222 212,920
36 Thailand 16,459,000 69,209,810 2,378
37 Suriname 15,324,400 570,496 268,615
38 Vietnam 15,031,000 94,600,648 1,589
39 Paraguay 14,672,200 6,867,061 21,366
40 Zimbabwe 13,437,200 14,236,595 9,438
41 Ethiopia 12,580,200 106,399,924 1,182
42 Madagascar 12,441,000 25,570,512 4,865
43 Ecuador 12,390,420 16,785,361 7,382
44 Mongolia 12,358,240 3,113,786 39,689
45 Norway 12,116,000 5,296,326 22,876
46 Turkey 11,919,800 81,116,450 1,469
47 Germany 11,423,000 82,658,409 1,382
48 Iran 10,691,980 80,673,883 1,325
49 Botswana 10,635,600 2,205,080 48,232
50 Côte d'Ivoire 10,400,200 24,437,470 4,256
51 New Zealand 10,152,400 4,702,034 21,592
52 Ukraine 9,700,600 44,487,709 2,181
53 Poland 9,477,400 37,953,180 2,497
54 Italy 9,404,600 60,673,701 1,550
55 Ghana 9,393,800 29,121,465 3,226
56 South Africa 9,241,000 57,009,756 1,621
57 Cambodia 9,202,200 16,009,409 5,748
58 Belarus 8,673,300 9,450,231 9,178
59 Philippines 8,520,000 105,172,925 810
60 Senegal 8,193,000 15,419,355 5,313
61 French Guiana 8,126,800 275,191 295,315
62 South Sudan 7,157,000 10,910,763 6,560
63 Romania 6,999,400 19,653,969 3,561
64 Namibia 6,770,600 2,402,633 28,180
65 Guinea 6,292,000 12,067,519 5,214
66 Somalia 6,209,400 14,589,179 4,256
67 Nigeria 6,173,800 190,873,244 323
68 South Korea 6,168,800 51,096,415 1,207
69 Morocco 5,616,000 35,581,255 1,578
70 Burkina Faso 5,230,400 19,193,234 2,725
71 North Korea 4,777,000 25,429,825 1,879
72 Chad 4,621,800 15,016,753 3,078
73 Panama 4,584,200 4,106,769 11,163
74 Mali 4,557,000 18,512,430 2,462
75 Kenya 4,486,200 50,221,142 893
76 Honduras 4,352,000 9,429,013 4,616
77 Benin 4,211,000 11,175,198 3,768
78 Turkmenistan 4,127,000 5,757,667 7,168
79 Liberia 4,119,000 4,702,226 8,760
80 Greece 4,114,400 10,569,450 3,893
81 Austria 3,872,600 8,819,901 4,391
82 Bulgaria 3,857,400 7,102,444 5,431
83 Nepal 3,636,000 27,632,681 1,316
84 Guatemala 3,467,200 16,914,970 2,050
85 Latvia 3,356,800 1,951,097 17,205
86 Kazakhstan 3,309,000 18,080,019 1,830
87 Cuba 3,307,200 11,339,254 2,917
88 Uzbekistan 3,197,660 31,959,785 1,001
89 United Kingdom 3,178,000 66,727,461 476
90 Sierra Leone 3,171,200 7,488,423 4,235
91 Portugal 3,159,200 10,288,527 3,071
92 Nicaragua 3,114,000 6,384,846 4,877
93 Malawi 3,111,000 17,670,196 1,761
94 Georgia 2,822,400 4,008,716 7,041
95 Costa Rica 2,816,400 4,949,954 5,690
96 Bhutan 2,774,770 745,563 37,217
97 Serbia 2,722,800 8,829,628 3,084
98 Czech Republic (Czechia) 2,671,000 10,641,034 2,510
99 Estonia 2,231,200 1,319,390 16,911
100 Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,185,000 3,351,525 6,519
100 Lithuania 2,184,000 2,845,414 7,676
101 Solomon Islands 2,173,800 636,039 34,177
102 Hungary 2,078,200 9,729,823 2,136
103 Sri Lanka 2,056,800 21,128,032 973
104 Dominican Republic 2,049,400 10,513,104 1,949
105 Algeria 1,971,200 41,389,189 476
106 Guinea-Bissau 1,952,000 1,828,145 10,677
107 Slovakia 1,940,400 5,447,900 3,562
108 Croatia 1,922,800 4,182,857 4,597
109 Uruguay 1,890,480 3,436,641 5,501
110 Uganda 1,806,600 41,166,588 439
111 Equatorial Guinea 1,544,800 1,262,002 12,241
112 Eritrea 1,501,200 3,412,893 4,399
113 Bangladesh 1,423,800 159,685,424 89
114 Pakistan 1,386,000 207,906,209 67
115 Belize 1,356,260 375,769 36,093
116 Afghanistan 1,350,000 36,296,113 372
117 Switzerland 1,261,600 8,455,804 1,492
118 Slovenia 1,248,400 2,076,394 6,012
119 Azerbaijan 1,191,840 9,845,320 1,211
120 Niger 1,117,200 21,602,382 517
121 Tunisia 1,061,400 11,433,443 928
122 Fiji 1,026,920 877,459 11,703
123 North Macedonia 998,000 2,081,996 4,793
124 Saudi Arabia 977,000 33,101,179 295
125 New Caledonia 839,000 277,150 30,272
126 Montenegro 827,000 627,563 13,178
127 Iraq 825,000 37,552,781 220
128 Albania 769,580 2,884,169 2,668
129 Ireland 765,380 4,753,279 1,610
130 Western Sahara 707,000 552,615 12,794
131 Belgium 684,280 11,419,748 599
132 Timor-Leste 663,600 1,243,258 5,338
133 Denmark 622,240 5,732,274 1,086
134 Kyrgyzstan 621,000 6,189,733 1,003
135 Eswatini 595,200 1,124,805 5,292
136 Yemen 549,000 27,834,819 197
137 Bahamas 515,000 381,755 13,490
138 Puerto Rico 502,570 3,163,667 1,589
139 Rwanda 493,600 11,980,961 412
140 Gambia 491,200 2,213,889 2,219
141 Syria 491,000 17,095,678 287
142 Vanuatu 440,000 285,510 15,411
143 Moldova 418,200 4,059,684 1,030
144 Tajikistan 412,800 8,880,268 465
145 Brunei 380,000 424,473 8,952
146 Netherlands 377,200 17,021,347 222
147 Jamaica 334,440 2,920,848 1,145
148 Armenia 332,400 2,944,791 1,129
149 United Arab Emirates 324,720 9,487,203 342
150 Burundi 285,200 10,827,019 263
151 El Salvador 256,200 6,388,126 401
152 Trinidad and Tobago 237,720 1,384,059 1,718
153 Mauritania 217,500 4,282,570 508
154 Libya 217,000 6,580,724 330
155 Cyprus 172,640 1,179,678 1,463
156 Samoa 171,000 195,352 8,753
157 Israel 169,400 8,243,848 205
158 French Polynesia 155,000 276,102 5,614
159 Togo 148,400 7,698,474 193
160 Lebanon 137,460 6,819,373 202
161 Jordan 97,500 9,785,843 100
162 Haiti 95,400 10,982,366 87
163 Cabo Verde 91,820 537,498 1,708
164 Réunion 88,000 876,134 1,004
165 Luxembourg 86,700 591,910 1,465
166 Egypt 74,200 96,442,591 8
167 Guadeloupe 72,560 399,672 1,815
168 Micronesia 64,330 111,459 5,772
169 Sao Tome & Principe 53,600 207,089 2,588
170 Iceland 51,800 334,393 1,549
171 Lesotho 51,000 2,091,534 244
172 Martinique 48,500 375,948 1,290
173 Dominica 42,790 71,458 5,988
174 Seychelles 40,670 96,418 4,218
175 Palau 40,300 17,808 22,630
176 Mauritius 38,680 1,264,499 306
177 Comoros 36,200 813,892 445
178 Turks and Caicos 34,400 37,115 9,268
179 Northern Mariana Islands 29,180 56,562 5,159
180 St. Vincent & Grenadines 27,000 109,827 2,458
181 Guam 25,000 164,281 1,522
182 Saint Lucia 20,180 180,954 1,115
183 Niue 17,900 1,609 111,249
184 American Samoa 17,460 55,620 3,139
185 U.S. Virgin Islands 17,380 104,751 1,659
186 Grenada 16,990 110,874 1,532
187 Singapore 16,350 5,708,041 29
188 Andorra 16,000 77,001 2,078
189 Cook Islands 15,100 17,507 8,625
190 Cayman Islands 12,700 63,382 2,004
191 Marshall Islands 12,640 58,058 2,177
192 Kiribati 12,150 114,158 1,064
193 Saint Kitts & Nevis 11,000 52,045 2,114
194 Antigua and Barbuda 9,800 95,426 1,027
195 State of Palestine 9,170 4,747,227 19
196 Tonga 9,000 101,998 882
197 Liechtenstein 6,900 37,800 1,825
198 Barbados 6,300 286,232 220
199 Kuwait 6,250 4,056,099 15
200 Wallis & Futuna 5,830 11,900 4,899
201 Djibouti 5,600 944,099 59
202 Anguilla 5,500 14,584 3,771
203 Mayotte 5,440 252,957 215
204 British Virgin Islands 3,620 29,577 1,224
205 Isle of Man 3,460 83,598 414
206 Saint Pierre & Miquelon 2,760 5,887 4,688
207 Montserrat 2,500 4,984 5,016
208 Oman 2,000 4,665,928 4
208 Tuvalu 1,000 11,370 880
209 Bermuda 1,000 63,049 159
210 Maldives 1,000 496,402 20
211 Channel Islands 800 168,665 47
212 Bahrain 620 1,494,076 4
213 Aruba 420 105,366 40
214 Malta 350 437,933 8
215 Greenland 220 56,481 39
216 Faeroe Islands 80 48,331 17

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