Rankings

Environment Change

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Forestation

Biggest % increase in forested land 2000-16

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    75.3
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    64.9
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    French Polynesia
    Result
    47.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    41.7
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    41.5
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    36.4
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    35.7
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    33.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Cuba
    Result
    33.6
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Montenegro
    Result
    32.1
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    28.9
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Moldova
    Result
    27.7
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    27.1
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Tunisia
    Result
    25.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Kenya
    Result
    25.1
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    24.7
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    24.4
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    19.6
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Lesotho
    Result
    19.0
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    China
    Result
    18.6
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    17.8
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    17.3
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    16.1
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Iran
    Result
    14.7
  25. Rank
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    14.7
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Swaziland
    Result
    14.0
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    13.9
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    13.8
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    13.7
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    13.4
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    12.6
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    France
    Result
    11.9
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    11.7
  34. Rank
    34
    Country
    Puerto Rico
    Result
    10.9
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Serbia
    Result
    9.9
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    9.3
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Romania
    Result
    8.9
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    8.7
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    India
    Result
    8.4
  40. Rank
    40
    Country
    Hungary
    Result
    8.2

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Source: FAO