Suriname is the top country by forest area as a share of land area in the world. As of 2016, forest area as a share of land area in Suriname was 98.3 %. The top 5 countries also includes Micronesia (Federated States of), Gabon, Seychelles, and Palau.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.