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Japan - Forest area as a share of land area

68.5
(%)
in 2015

Between 2010 and 2015, forest area as a share of land area in Japan was decreasing on average by 0.00 % each year, although before that, it grew from 68.4 % in 2006 to 68.5 % in 2010.

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 68.5 -0.01 %
2014 68.5 -0.01 %
2013 68.5 -0.01 %
2012 68.5 -0.01 %
2011 68.5 -0.01 %
2010 68.5 0.01 %
2009 68.5 0.02 %
2008 68.5 0.02 %
2007 68.4 0.02 %
2006 68.4 0.02 %
2005 68.4 0.05 %
2004 68.4