Facts and figures

Do you know...

  • Which countries have the highest forest cover?
  • Which countries are the major consumers and producers of forest products?
  • How many people depend on drugs derived from forest plants?
  • How much deforestation contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions?
  • How many countries have less than 10 percent forest cover?
  • The annual deforestation rate in the world?
  • How many people are employed in the formal forestry sector worldwide?
  • The total number of mountain people worldwide?
last updated:  Wednesday, October 2, 2013