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Lao People’s Democratic Republic - Forest area as a share of land area

82.1 (%) in 2016

In 2016, forest area as a share of land area for Lao People’s Democratic Republic was 82.1 %. Forest area as a share of land area of Lao People’s Democratic Republic increased from 73.1 % in 1997 to 82.1 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.62 %.

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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 Lao People’s Democratic Republic forest area as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 82.1 1.01 %
2015 81.3 1.02 %
2014 80.5 1.03 %
2013 79.6 1.04 %
2012 78.8 1.05 %
2011 78.0 1.06 %
2010 77.2 1.07 %
2009 76.4 1.08 %
2008 75.6 1.10 %
2007 74.7 1.11 %
2006 73.9 1.12 %
2005 73.1