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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Forest area as a share of land area

40.7 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 40.7 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Democratic People's Republic of Korea fell gradually from 60.7 % in 1997 to 40.7 % 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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 40.7 -2.52 %
2015 41.8 -2.46 %
2014 42.8 -2.40 %
2013 43.9 -2.35 %
2012 44.9 -2.29 %
2011 46.0 -2.24 %
2010 47.1 -2.19 %
2009 48.1 -2.14 %
2008 49.2 -2.09 %
2007 50.2 -2.05 %
2006 51.3 -2.01 %
2005 52.3