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 %.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.