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New Zealand - Forest area as a share of land area

38.6
(%)
in 2015

In 2015, forest area as a share of land area for New Zealand was 38.6 %. Forest area as a share of land area of New Zealand increased from 37.8 % in 1996 to 38.6 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.11 %.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 38.6 0.00 %
2014 38.6 0.00 %
2013 38.6 0.00 %
2012 38.6 0.00 %
2011 38.6 0.00 %
2010 38.6 -0.06 %
2009 38.6 -0.06 %
2008 38.6 -0.06 %
2007 38.6 -0.06 %
2006 38.6 -0.06 %
2005 38.7 0.09 %
2004 38.6