In 2016, forest area as a share of land area in Jordan was 1.1 %. In the ranking by forest area as a share of land area including 191 countries, Jordan has the 122nd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Israel and the Kuwait. Compared to Australia which at the top of the ranking with forest area as a share of land area of 16.3 % in 2016, Jordan has 93.25 % percent lower forest area as a share of land area.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.