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Australia - Forest area as a share of land area

16.2
(%)
in 2015

Australia forest area as a share of land area was at level of 16.2 % in 2015, unchanged from the previous year.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2015 16.2 0.25 %
2014 16.2 0.25 %
2013 16.2 0.25 %
2012 16.1 0.25 %
2011 16.1 0.25 %
2010 16.0 -0.71 %
2009 16.2 -0.71 %
2008 16.3 -0.70 %
2007 16.4 -0.70 %
2006 16.5 -0.69 %
2005 16.6 -0.19 %
2004 16.6