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China - Forest area as a share of land area

22.4 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for China was 22.4 %. Forest area as a share of land area of China increased from 18.2 % in 1997 to 22.4 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.08 %.

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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 China forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 22.4 0.74 %
2015 22.2 0.75 %
2014 22.0 0.75 %
2013 21.9 0.76 %
2012 21.7 0.76 %
2011 21.5 0.77 %
2010 21.4 0.76 %
2009 21.2 0.77 %
2008 21.0 0.77 %
2007 20.9 0.78 %
2006 20.7 0.78 %
2005 20.6

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