Forest is defined as land with tree crown cover (meaning all parts of the tree above ground level including its leaves, branches etc.), or equivalent stocking level, of more than 10 % and with an area of more than 0.5 hectares (ha). The trees should be able to reach a minimum height of 5 metres at maturity in situ.
- Forest (CODED - Concepts and Definitions Database)
- Manual on the Economic Accounts for Agriculture and Forestry EAA/EAF 97 (Rev.1.1)