Spain - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Spain was 184,520 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 26 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 184,520 in 2016 and a minimum value of 138,095 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 138,095
1991 141,262
1992 144,430
1993 147,597
1994 150,765
1995 153,932
1996 157,100
1997 160,267
1998 163,435
1999 166,602
2000 169,769
2001 170,380
2002 170,990
2003 171,600
2004 172,211
2005 172,821
2006 174,751
2007 176,681
2008 178,612
2009 180,542
2010 182,472
2011 182,813
2012 183,155
2013 183,496
2014 183,837
2015 184,179
2016 184,520

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Spain was 36.94 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 26 years was 36.94 in 2016, while its lowest value was 27.65 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 27.65
1991 28.28
1992 28.92
1993 29.55
1994 30.19
1995 30.82
1996 31.46
1997 32.09
1998 32.72
1999 33.36
2000 34.02
2001 34.18
2002 34.26
2003 34.37
2004 34.50
2005 34.63
2006 35.02
2007 35.40
2008 35.81
2009 36.21
2010 36.49
2011 36.57
2012 36.62
2013 36.68
2014 36.75
2015 36.86
2016 36.94

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use