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El Salvador - Forest area as a share of land area

12.6 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for El Salvador was 12.6 %. Forest area as a share of land area of El Salvador fell gradually from 16.7 % in 1997 to 12.6 % 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 El Salvador forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 12.6 -1.66 %
2015 12.8 -1.63 %
2014 13.0 -1.61 %
2013 13.2 -1.58 %
2012 13.4 -1.56 %
2011 13.6 -1.53 %
2010 13.9 -1.51 %
2009 14.1 -1.49 %
2008 14.3 -1.47 %
2007 14.5 -1.44 %
2006 14.7 -1.42 %
2005 14.9