Distribution of the world's forest land

Distribution of the world's forest land

Table
Distribution of the world's forest land*
closed forest
region total land area broad-leaved coniferous open forest total forest area percent of total
land area forested
North America 1,835 168 301 215 684 37
Europe 472 65 88 21 174 37
former Soviet Union 2,227 147 645 128 920 41
Africa 2,966 216 2 500 718 24
Latin America 2,054 666 26 250 942 46
Asia 2,573 414 55 98 567 22
Pacific area 950 50 22 70 142 15
world totals 13,077 1,726 1,139 1,282 4,147 32
*In millions of hectares.
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