Lithuania - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Lithuania was 21,800 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 21,800 in 2015 and a minimum value of 19,450 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 19,450
1991 19,450
1992 19,600
1993 19,675
1994 19,750
1995 19,825
1996 19,900
1997 19,975
1998 20,050
1999 20,125
2000 20,200
2001 20,402
2002 20,604
2003 20,806
2004 21,008
2005 21,210
2006 21,308
2007 21,406
2008 21,504
2009 21,602
2010 21,700
2011 21,720
2012 21,740
2013 21,760
2014 21,780
2015 21,800

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Lithuania was 34.80 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 34.80 in 2015, while its lowest value was 31.03 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.

See also:

Year Value
1990 31.03
1991 31.03
1992 31.27
1993 31.39
1994 31.51
1995 31.63
1996 31.75
1997 31.87
1998 31.99
1999 32.11
2000 32.23
2001 32.55
2002 32.87
2003 33.19
2004 33.52
2005 33.84
2006 33.99
2007 34.15
2008 34.31
2009 34.47
2010 34.62
2011 34.66
2012 34.69
2013 34.72
2014 34.76
2015 34.80

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use