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Azerbaijan - Forest area as a share of land area

14.1 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Azerbaijan was 14.1 %. Between 1997 and 2016, forest area as a share of land area of Azerbaijan grew substantially from 10.4 to 14.1 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.02 % in 2006 and then decreased to 2.29 % in 2016.

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What is forest area as a share of land area?

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.

What is Azerbaijan forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 14.1 2.29 %
2015 13.8 2.36 %
2014 13.5 2.41 %
2013 13.1 2.47 %
2012 12.8 2.53 %
2011 12.5 2.60 %
2010 12.2 2.63 %
2009 11.9 2.75 %
2008 11.6 2.82 %
2007 11.3 2.91 %
2006 10.9 3.02 %
2005 10.6