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Bhutan - Forest area as a share of land area

72.5 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Bhutan was 72.5 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Bhutan increased from 64.7 % in 1997 to 72.5 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.60 %.

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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 Bhutan forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 72.5 0.29 %
2015 72.3 0.36 %
2014 72.0 0.36 %
2013 71.8 0.36 %
2012 71.5 0.37 %
2011 71.2 0.37 %
2010 71.0 0.37 %
2009 70.7 0.37 %
2008 70.5 0.37 %
2007 70.2 0.37 %
2006 69.9 0.37 %
2005 69.7