In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Brazil was 58.9 %. Between 1997 and 2016, forest area as a share of land area of Brazil was declining at a moderating rate to shrink from 63.3 % in 1997 to 58.9 % in 2016.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.