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(SURS) Data on total area of forests in the EU

When it comes to forest area, Slovenia is one of the richest EU-28 Member States. In 2015, the forest area in Slovenia was slightly larger than the combined area of Malta, Luxembourg and Cyprus. As regards the forest area as a share of total land area, Slovenia was third with 63%; the shares were larger only in Finland (68%) and Sweden (70%). The least forested Member States were Malta (1%) and the Netherlands (9%). 


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For data on the total area of forests in the EU, have a look at the publication by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia  on European Statistics on Facebook

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