Belgium - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Belgium was 6,834 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,834 in 2015 and a minimum value of 6,670 in 1990.

Definition: 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.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1990 6,670
1991 6,670
1992 6,670
1993 6,670
1994 6,670
1995 6,670
1996 6,670
1997 6,670
1998 6,670
1999 6,670
2000 6,673
2001 6,687
2002 6,701
2003 6,714
2004 6,728
2005 6,742
2006 6,756
2007 6,770
2008 6,784
2009 6,798
2010 6,812
2011 6,816
2012 6,821
2013 6,825
2014 6,830
2015 6,834

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Belgium was 22.57 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 22.57 in 2015, while its lowest value was 22.04 in 2000.

Definition: 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.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
2000 22.04
2001 22.08
2002 22.13
2003 22.17
2004 22.22
2005 22.27
2006 22.31
2007 22.36
2008 22.40
2009 22.45
2010 22.50
2011 22.51
2012 22.53
2013 22.54
2014 22.55
2015 22.57

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use