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 %.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.