Syrian Arab Republic - Forest area

Forest area (sq. km)

The value for Forest area (sq. km) in Syrian Arab Republic was 4,910 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 25 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,910 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3,720 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 3,720
1991 3,780
1992 3,840
1993 3,900
1994 3,960
1995 4,020
1996 4,080
1997 4,140
1998 4,200
1999 4,260
2000 4,320
2001 4,378
2002 4,436
2003 4,494
2004 4,552
2005 4,610
2006 4,670
2007 4,730
2008 4,790
2009 4,850
2010 4,910
2011 4,910
2012 4,910
2013 4,910
2014 4,910
2015 4,910

Forest area (% of land area)

Forest area (% of land area) in Syrian Arab Republic was 2.67 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 25 years was 2.67 in 2015, while its lowest value was 2.02 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 2.02
1991 2.06
1992 2.09
1993 2.12
1994 2.15
1995 2.19
1996 2.22
1997 2.25
1998 2.29
1999 2.32
2000 2.35
2001 2.38
2002 2.41
2003 2.45
2004 2.48
2005 2.51
2006 2.54
2007 2.58
2008 2.61
2009 2.64
2010 2.67
2011 2.67
2012 2.67
2013 2.67
2014 2.67
2015 2.67

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use