Forest cover

Forest tree cover is basic for sustainability assessments. Measuring forest tree cover helps tracking changes, both gain and losses and supports policies related to reforestation, afforestation and ecosystem restoration.

Forest area in 2018

The map shows the distribution of forest cover as a percentage of land cover in 2018. The darker areas show where most of the forests are located. Zooming in will show the distribution of forest cover at administrative level.

Land cover statistics

Land cover area in 2018 ( % of total land cover)

The land cover statistics show the cover by forests compared to other land uses. Agricultural areas are the dominant land cover.

 

HARMONIZED FOREST AREA

DATA BLOCK UNDER CONSTRUCTION

HARMONIZED FOREST AND OTHER WOODED LAND AREA

DATA BLOCK UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Forest ownership

Share of type of forest ownership in 2015

 

Growing stock and increment

TOTAL GROWING STOCK IN 2020

Growing stock per year, M m3

The growing stock volume has increased steadily over the last decades.

 

GROSS ANNUAL INCREMENT IN 2015