Rankings

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Forests: reforestation

Biggest % increase in forested areas 2006-16

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Burundi
    Result
    43.6
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Iceland
    Result
    33.8
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Bahrain
    Result
    32.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Azerbaijan
    Result
    29.0
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Montenegro
    Result
    24.1
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Rwanda
    Result
    22.6
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Algeria
    Result
    21.8
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Dominican Rep.
    Result
    19.7
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Uruguay
    Result
    19.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Cuba
    Result
    18.6
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Philippines
    Result
    17.8
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Lesotho
    Result
    15.7
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    French Polynesia
    Result
    14.8
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Tunisia
    Result
    13.0
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Moldova
    Result
    12.5
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Chile
    Result
    12.2
  17. Rank
    Country
    Vietnam
    Result
    12.2
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Laos
    Result
    11.1
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Sierra Leone
    Result
    10.8
  20. Rank
    Country
    Costa Rica
    Result
    10.8
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Kuwait
    Result
    9.8
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Turkey
    Result
    9.7
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Denmark
    Result
    9.5
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Kenya
    Result
    9.0
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Egypt
    Result
    8.9
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Ireland
    Result
    8.4
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Eswatini
    Result
    8.3
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Greece
    Result
    8.0
  29. Rank
    Country
    Israel
    Result
    8.0
  30. Rank
    Country
    Romania
    Result
    8.0
  31. Rank
    31
    Country
    China
    Result
    7.9
  32. Rank
    32
    Country
    Serbia
    Result
    7.8
  33. Rank
    33
    Country
    Puerto Rico
    Result
    7.1
  34. Rank
    Country
    France
    Result
    7.1
  35. Rank
    35
    Country
    Mongolia
    Result
    6.9
  36. Rank
    36
    Country
    Italy
    Result
    6.1
  37. Rank
    37
    Country
    Spain
    Result
    5.6
  38. Rank
    38
    Country
    Gabon
    Result
    5.5
  39. Rank
    39
    Country
    Syria
    Result
    5.1
  40. Rank
    Country
    Malaysia
    Result
    5.1
  41. Rank
    41
    Country
    Bulgaria
    Result
    4.7
  42. Rank
    42
    Country
    United Kingdom
    Result
    4.4
  43. Rank
    43
    Country
    India
    Result
    4.0
  44. Rank
    44
    Country
    Hungary
    Result
    3.9
  45. Rank
    45
    Country
    Gambia, The
    Result
    3.6
  46. Rank
    46
    Country
    United Arab Emirates
    Result
    3.4
  47. Rank
    47
    Country
    Ghana
    Result
    3.1
  48. Rank
    Country
    Morocco
    Result
    3.1
  49. Rank
    49
    Country
    Switzerland
    Result
    3.0
  50. Rank
    Country
    Trinidad & Tobago
    Result
    3.0

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Source: World Bank