Forest area statistics

United States of America

Extent of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
1990 2000 2005
Forest 298,648 302,294 303,089
Other wooded land - - -
Forest and other wooded land 298,648 302,294 303,089
Other land 617,248 613,602 612,807
...of which with tree cover - 32,899 32,899
Total land area 915,896 915,896 915,896
Inland water bodies 47,013 47,013 47,013
Total area of country 962,909 962,909 962,909



Characteristics of forest and other wooded land
FRA 2005 categories Area (1000 hectares)
Forest Other wooded land
1990 2000 2005 1990 2000 2005
Primary 105,268 105,258 104,182 - - -
Modified natural 179,585 175,248 175,523 - - -
Semi-natural 3,490 5,514 6,323 - - -
Productive plantation 10,305 16,274 17,061 - - -
Protective plantation - - - - - -
Total 298,648 302,294 303,089 - - -

last updated:  Tuesday, February 23, 2010