Growing stock in forest and other wooded land 2005
Country/area Forest Other wooded land
Area Growing stock Area Total growing stock
By area Total of which is commercial
1000 ha m³/ha M m³ % 1000 ha M m³
Angola 59,104 39 2,291 1.1 - -
Botswana 11,943 16 197 - 34,791 573
British Indian Ocean Territory 3 - - - 0 -
Comoros 5 247 1 26.9 - -
Kenya 3,522 80 281 10.8 34,920 -
Lesotho 8 - - - 31 n.s.
Madagascar 12,838 171 2,201 28.3 17,054 -
Malawi 3,402 110 373 - - -
Mauritius 37 82 3 68.0 15 n.s.
Mayotte 5 - - - - -
Mozambique 19,262 26 496 14.4 40,919 745
Namibia 7,661 24 184 - 8,473 44
Réunion 84 - - - 55 -
Seychelles 40 75 3 12.0 - -
South Africa 9,203 69 635 38.1 21,409 428
Swaziland 541 35 19 - 289 3
Uganda 3,627 43 156 15.0 1,150 8
United Republic of Tanzania 35,257 36 1,264 73.3 4,756 48
Zambia 42,452 31 1,307 7.1 3,161 44
Zimbabwe 17,540 34 600 3.8 - -
Eastern and Southern Africa 226,534 44
Algeria 2,277 76 174 22.0 1,595 -
Burkina Faso 6,794 35 238 4.6 7,427 10
Chad 11,921 18 218 38.1 9,152 67
Djibouti 6 32 n.s. - 220 -
Egypt 67 120 8 - 20 n.s.
Eritrea 1,554 - - - 7,257 -
Ethiopia 13,000 22 285 25.0 44,650 103
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya 217 36 8 - 330 4
Mali 12,572 15 191 - 16,532 252
Mauritania 267 20 5 - 3,110 -
Morocco 4,364 44 191 100.0 406 1
Niger 1,266 10 13 8.1 3,740 12
Somalia 7,131 22 157 n.s. - -
Sudan 67,546 14 939 - - -
Tunisia 1,056 26 27 2.3 170 1
Western Sahara 1,011 38 38 - - -
Northern Africa 131,048 19
Benin 2,351 - - - 3,959 -
Burundi 152 - - - 722 -
Cameroon 21,245 62 1,313 10.1 14,758 -
Cape Verde 84 144 12 80.0 - -
Central African Republic 22,755 167 3,801 - 10,122 -
Congo 22,471 203 4,551 30.0 10,547 480
Côte d'Ivoire 10,405 258 2,683 19.9 2,626 -
Democratic Republic of the Congo 133,610 231 30,833 - 83,277 -
Equatorial Guinea 1,632 66 107 - 31 -
Gabon 21,775 223 4,845 - - -
Gambia 471 37 18 - 125 2
Ghana 5,517 58 321 53.3 0 -
Guinea 6,724 77 520 - 5,850 -
Guinea-Bissau 2,072 24 50 20.0 236 1
Liberia 3,154 158 498 41.5 0 -
Nigeria 11,089 125 1,386 10.9 5,495 -
Rwanda 480 183 88 95.1 61 2
Saint Helena 2 - - - 0 -
Sao Tome and Principe 27 164 4 100.0 29 -
Senegal 8,673 37 324 63.3 5,001 23
Sierra Leone 2,754 - - - 384 -
Togo 386 - - - 1,246 -
Western and Central Africa 277,829 189
Africa 635,412 102
China 197,290 67 13,255 91.8 87,615 993
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 6,187 64 395 - - -
Japan 24,868 171 4,249 - - -
Mongolia 10,252 131 1,342 46.1 2,388 2
Republic of Korea 6,265 80 502 53.6 - -
East Asia 244,862 81
Bangladesh 871 34 30 75.0 58 -
Bhutan 3,195 194 621 40.1 611 -
Brunei Darussalam 278 219 61 40.0 160 -
Cambodia 10,447 96 998 40.0 270 -
India 67,701 69 4,698 40.0 4,110 -
Indonesia 88,495 59 5,216 - - -
Lao People's Democratic Republic 16,142 59 957 74.0 4,643 32
Malaysia 20,890 251 5,242 - - -
Maldives 1 - - - 0 -
Myanmar 32,222 85 2,740 17.8 10,834 -
Nepal 3,636 178 647 40.0 1,897 67
Pakistan 1,902 97 185 43.2 1,389 -
Philippines 7,162 174 1,248 4.3 3,611 -
Singapore 2 - - - 0 -
Sri Lanka 1,933 22 42 40.0 0 -
Thailand 14,520 41 599 59.9 - -
Timor-Leste 798 - - - - -
Viet Nam 12,931 66 850 8.5 2,259 -
South and South-east Asia 283,127 85
Afghanistan 867 16 14 40.0 - -
Armenia 283 125 36 - 45 1
Azerbaijan 936 136 127 20.4 54 -
Bahrain n.s. - - - 0 -
Cyprus 174 46 8 39.0 214 -
Georgia 2,760 167 461 26.2 50 1
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 11,075 48 527 78.9 5,340 -
Iraq 822 - - - 927 -
Israel 171 37 6 70.0 85 -
Jordan 83 30 2 - 52 -
Kazakhstan 3,337 109 364 0 15,622 17
Kuwait 6 - - - 0 -
Kyrgyzstan 869 34 30 0 313 -
Lebanon 136 36 5 - 106 1
Occupied Palestinian Territory 9 - - - - -
Oman 2 - - - 1,303 -
Qatar n.s. - - - n.s. -
Saudi Arabia 2,728 8 23 0 34,155 171
Syrian Arab Republic 461 - - - 35 -
Tajikistan 410 12 5 0 142 0
Turkey 10,175 138 1,400 86.6 10,689 -
Turkmenistan 4,127 4 14 0 0 0
United Arab Emirates 312 49 15 0 4 n.s.
Uzbekistan 3,295 7 24 0.1 904 -
Yemen 549 9 5 - 1,406 12
Western and Central Asia 43,588 73
Asia 571,577 82
Albania 794 99 78 81.0 261 11
Andorra 16 - - - - -
Austria 3,862 300 1,159 97.7 118 -
Belarus 7,894 179 1,411 82.8 914 -
Belgium 667 258 172 100.0 27 -
Bosnia and Herzegovina 2,185 179 391 80.1 549 -
Bulgaria 3,625 157 568 61.1 27 -
Channel Islands 1 - - - 0 -
Croatia 2,135 165 352 83.0 346 -
Czech Republic 2,648 278 736 96.7 0 0
Denmark 500 153 76 76.1 136 -
Estonia 2,284 196 447 93.7 82 4
Faeroe Islands n.s. - - - - -
Finland 22,500 96 2,158 84.1 802 5
France 15,554 158 2,465 93.5 1,708 -
Germany 11,076 - - - - -
Gibraltar 0 - - - 0 -
Greece 3,752 47 177 88.1 2,780 0
Holy See 0 - - - 0 -
Hungary 1,976 171 337 97.6 0 0
Iceland 46 65 3 - 104 n.s.
Ireland 669 98 65 - 41 -
Isle of Man 3 - - - 0 -
Italy 9,979 145 1,447 70.1 1,047 97
Latvia 2,941 204 599 85.3 115 -
Liechtenstein 7 254 2 80.0 0 -
Lithuania 2,099 190 400 86.0 77 2
Luxembourg 87 299 26 100.0 1 -
Malta n.s. 231 n.s. 0 0 -
Monaco 0 - - - 0 -
Netherlands 365 178 65 80.0 0 0
Norway 9,387 92 863 78.2 2,613 47
Poland 9,192 203 1,864 94.4 - -
Portugal 3,783 93 350 66.3 84 16
Republic of Moldova 329 141 47 62.3 31 2
Romania 6,370 212 1,347 98.0 258 -
Russian Federation 808,790 100 80,479 49.2 74,185 1,651
San Marino n.s. - - - 0 -
Serbia 2,694 121 327 - 808 3
Slovakia 1,929 256 494 84.7 - -
Slovenia 1,264 283 357 91.3 44 3
Spain 17,915 50 888 77.6 10,299 1
Sweden 27,528 115 3,155 76.8 3,257 36
Switzerland 1,221 368 449 82.4 67 -
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 906 70 63 - 82 -
Ukraine 9,575 221 2,119 63.8 41 1
United Kingdom 2,845 120 340 88.2 20 1
Europe 1,001,394 107
Anguilla 6 - - - - -
Antigua and Barbuda 9 - - - 16 -
Aruba n.s. - - - 0 -
Bahamas 515 13 7 - 36 -
Barbados 2 - - - - -
Bermuda 1 - - - 0 -
British Virgin Islands 4 - - - 2 -
Cayman Islands 12 - - - 4 -
Cuba 2,713 90 243 78.6 260 -
Dominica 46 - - - n.s. -
Dominican Republic 1,376 47 64 - 678 -
Grenada 4 - - - 5 -
Guadeloupe 80 - - - 2 -
Haiti 105 65 7 - - -
Jamaica 339 156 53 2.1 188 24
Martinique 46 - - - - -
Montserrat 4 - - - - -
Netherlands Antilles 1 - - - 33 -
Puerto Rico 408 65 26 - - -
Saint Kitts and Nevis 5 - - - 6 -
Saint Lucia 17 - - - 5 -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 11 - - - 2 -
Trinidad and Tobago 226 88 20 55.0 74 -
Turks and Caicos Islands 34 - - - - -
United States Virgin Islands 10 15 n.s. - - -
Caribbean 5,974 74
Belize 1,653 96 159 - 115 2
Costa Rica 2,391 104 249 66.3 10 -
El Salvador 298 - - - 201 -
Guatemala 3,938 163 642 15.5 1,672 -
Honduras 4,648 116 540 - 710 -
Nicaragua 5,189 114 591 24.9 1,022 -
Panama 4,294 160 686 1.3 1,288 n.s.
Central America 22,411 130
Canada 310,134 106 32,983 100.0 91,951 -
Greenland n.s. - - - 8 -
Mexico 64,238 - - - 19,908 -
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 3 - - - - -
United States of America 303,089 116 35,118 78.7 - -
North America 677,464 111
North and Central America 705,849 111
American Samoa 18 104 2 - - -
Australia 163,678 - - - 421,590 -
Cook Islands 16 - - - - -
Fiji 1,000 - - - - -
French Polynesia 105 - - - - -
Guam 26 - - - 0 -
Kiribati 2 - - - - -
Marshall Islands - - - - - -
Micronesia (Federated States of) 63 - - - - -
Nauru 0 - - - 0 -
New Caledonia 717 55 40 58.2 787 -
New Zealand 8,309 - - - 2,557 -
Niue 14 - - - - -
Northern Mariana Islands 33 - - - - -
Palau 40 - - - - -
Papua New Guinea 29,437 35 1,035 50.7 4,474 -
Pitcairn 4 - - - 0 -
Samoa 171 - - - 22 -
Solomon Islands 2,172 - - - - -
Tokelau 0 - - - 0 -
Tonga 4 - - - 1 -
Tuvalu 1 - - - 0 -
Vanuatu 440 - - - 476 -
Wallis and Futuna Islands 5 - - - 1 -
Oceania 206,254 36
Argentina 33,021 55 1,826 67.1 60,961 -
Bolivia (plurinational state of) 58,740 74 4,360 15.5 2,473 -
Brazil 477,698 170 81,239 18.1 - -
Chile 16,121 117 1,882 64.3 13,241 -
Colombia 60,728 - - - 18,202 -
Ecuador 10,853 - - - 1,448 -
Falkland Islands 0 - - - 0 -
French Guiana 8,063 350 2,822 0.3 0 0
Guyana 15,104 - - - 3,580 -
Paraguay 18,475 - - - - -
Peru 68,742 - - - 22,132 -
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 0 - - - 0 -
Suriname 14,776 150 2,216 - - -
Uruguay 1,506 79 118 6.2 4 -
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 47,713 - - - 7,369 -
South America 831,540 155
World 3,952,025 110

Note:
Botswana, Mali and Yemen provided information for this table for forest and other wooded land combined. For the purposes of data display and analysis, FAO has distributed these values to the categories forest and other wooded land respectively.
last updated:  Thursday, November 10, 2005