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France - Forest area as a share of land area

31.0
(%)
in 2015

Forest area as a share of land area of France increased from 27.3 % in 1996 to 31 % in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 0.68 %.

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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 31.0 0.67 %
2014 30.8 0.67 %
2013 30.6 0.68 %
2012 30.4 0.68 %
2011 30.2 0.69 %
2010 30.0 0.69 %
2009 29.8 0.70 %
2008 29.6 0.70 %
2007 29.4 0.70 %
2006 29.2 0.71 %
2005 29.0 0.73 %
2004 28.8