Forest area affected by fire

thousand hectares, 2000–2017

Info Edit
Country200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Albania0.210.023.241.085.870.400.061.131.803.30
Algeria5.447.0114.288.6123.4510.5711.7711.009.0448.75
Angola4,931.783,536.223,938.793,635.854,628.824,269.154,128.805,014.414,114.373,828.93
Argentina944.00976.00790.001,020.0092.00225.00151.0035.00110.00126.0053.0058.0046.00103.00157.00128.00177.00551.00
Armenia0.400.210.020.300.010.010.010.780.420.17
Australia11,279.778,272.887,309.5010,275.823,221.2326,075.9626,682.4615,179.9420,946.2714,774.38
Austria0.090.110.010.030.030.030.040.030.030.030.030.060.040.090.020.02
Bahamas0.503.8321.150.2039.4313.023.8527.2335.318.940.5216.3915.9835.310.520.280.50
Belarus1.760.3610.113.080.560.322.500.610.411.680.420.160.180.070.3413.890.190.10
Benin0.540.060.130.361.300.311.400.120.250.06
Bhutan3.227.9222.783.881.703.774.414.414.9318.906.208.505.20
Bolivia87.80255.87460.80
Bosnia and Herzegovina30.826.522.7635.792.121.103.9116.037.812.452.1425.2768.682.630.889.476.9840.96
Botswana150.89120.98178.4087.3382.7281.40183.25119.50224.2869.15153.50233.63186.91180.22106.36142.92100.50
Brazil3,929.907,048.0730,541.6931,068.7527,999.5731,696.2316,667.5436,023.4414,959.588,857.4127,417.7311,133.6223,859.5410,636.0418,089.3532,998.0726,605.0729,609.36
Bulgaria37.4018.505.904.301.101.403.5043.005.302.306.506.9012.703.300.904.306.304.60
Burundi5.308.122.402.297.2727.3047.329.632,694.00
Cape Verde0.010.010.010.030.030.050.040.020.010.070.110.520.200.800.410.01
Cambodia13.00347.00735.00667.00941.00599.00605.00775.00696.00497.00328.00483.00161.00374.00383.00446.00318.00
Canada665.33626.422,770.411,743.443,183.811,671.522,250.821,542.201,712.06775.033,052.472,428.802,003.274,210.144,563.333,861.651,416.053,371.83
Central African Republic666.30147.50179.20594.70906.70145.10384.70170.10188.9091.10
Chad10.825.2621.6410.4826.387.4333.609.3412.557.79
Chile4.242.2853.5210.7516.9016.424.0427.4517.2032.6225.3318.7341.854.6153.0474.9511.85371.79
China90.1246.1847.63451.02142.2473.70408.2629.2952.5446.1645.8026.9513.9513.7219.1112.946.2224.50
Comoros0.100.080.130.410.680.960.540.12
Costa Rica7.7514.109.042.506.801.111.156.081.414.404.091.2010.5021.804.002.0025.826.93
Ivory Coast44.4910.076.9338.9913.0520.0720.866.8711.0510.86
Croatia17.173.511.778.270.350.380.512.441.470.890.342.317.280.220.051.770.667.54
Cuba7.996.3223.122.3413.5611.8610.407.873.7211.814.9720.493.514.282.718.393.326.68
Cyprus0.090.170.060.141.300.050.070.280.230.250.080.090.032.620.08
Czech Republic0.380.090.181.240.340.230.410.320.090.180.210.340.630.090.540.340.140.17
North Korea11.28218.0029.21114.0674.0648.0523.46143.15308.1928.778.97319.248.0469.54112.7238.3530.76
Denmark0.16
Dominican Republic3.308.101.206.0017.9030.403.302.006.503.203.903.602.1011.4011.6011.601.200.80
Estonia0.680.062.080.210.380.093.100.291.280.060.020.020.050.080.080.080.120.03
Finland0.270.190.590.670.360.491.620.580.830.580.520.590.090.470.890.150.320.47
France6.726.734.3613.687.716.226.252.354.046.2113.1021.78
French Polynesia0.600.01
Gambia151.00
Georgia0.090.150.610.050.030.050.770.031.270.060.370.010.200.090.720.210.181.30
Germany0.580.120.121.320.270.180.480.260.540.760.520.210.270.200.120.530.280.39
Ghana33.212.8013.787.2310.9443.6516.985.896.064.64
Grenada0.010.01
Guatemala5.309.803.909.5014.6015.90
Guinea76.2741.9015.0049.7169.4216.48108.0224.8524.9852.49
Guinea Bissau19.79208.21267.84381.08102.43206.62163.75196.84142.01139.22106.8862.94130.67136.39143.13221.55115.34
Guyana0.170.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.040.390.490.521.131.13
Haiti0.100.100.120.010.160.120.080.070.110.140.030.030.100.180.110.080.07
Hungary0.810.420.381.050.353.530.632.060.400.850.241.194.370.410.761.600.221.24
Iceland0.01
India2,920.002,920.002,920.003,184.003,184.002,869.002,869.003,299.003,299.003,299.003,299.003,297.003,297.003,501.003,501.003,577.003,654.003,731.00
Indonesia3.0114.3335.493.543.345.504.246.976.793.863.492.618.264.7644.54
Iran0.790.170.6527.520.581.021.341.020.150.353.648.604.794.544.01
Ireland0.320.830.070.810.590.120.460.570.450.131.481.530.040.390.330.180.040.20
Israel0.740.721.002.120.810.630.745.410.630.712.051.422.712.150.46
Italy58.2338.1920.5744.0620.8721.4716.42116.6030.2731.0619.3738.4374.5313.4417.3225.8731.00113.57
Japan1.501.802.600.701.601.100.800.700.801.100.802.100.401.001.100.500.40
Kazakhstan20.1010.4027.6092.9059.6021.7046.20139.407.704.4011.703.106.601.103.009.600.6013.40
Kenya1.3237.8369.404.532.518.945.182.485.163.510.778.5018.4435.9619.413.852.602.15
Kyrgyzstan0.640.550.460.380.290.200.350.490.640.070.190.180.030.220.540.020.110.20
Laos4.0826.7040.2321.79105.7064.8729.2387.4315.9832.4295.6023.2421.4922.3826.4812.4225.15
Latvia0.580.272.230.440.430.113.390.270.310.590.090.090.070.170.280.320.310.17
Lebanon0.060.040.380.020.060.010.180.060.110.02
Lithuania0.330.110.750.440.250.051.200.040.110.320.020.290.160.020.160.070.030.05
Madagascar20.9021.9322.9724.007.0038.709.8010.0010.3310.6610.070.788.429.132.57
Malawi46.6653.4959.9071.9395.4963.0529.7073.3357.4684.81491.60344.33412.61353.39392.97
Malaysia0.010.301.351.321.302.231.331.350.061.542.480.010.451.445.200.8920.850.22
Maldives0.02
Martinique0.50
Mauritania1.601.651.700.190.830.701.124.521.751.631.010.090.350.350.230.470.480.22
Mauritius0.030.070.040.130.090.060.090.150.140.120.190.090.150.160.210.080.06
Mayotte0.010.050.040.020.010.040.060.010.02
Mexico40.4818.8131.9988.2610.5132.7042.1215.1526.5942.7812.2571.27281.60350.34108.1359.14205.36604.79
Mongolia660.0087.00582.00320.00100.00300.00300.00500.00491.00161.0058.0020.00300.005.0018.0045.00138.00
Montenegro2.341.281.64
Morocco2.862.862.862.868.906.205.361.371.133.115.513.466.702.211.540.992.592.41
Mozambique6,647.9513,109.3810,398.9514,640.8713,080.0812,913.8414,860.9315,474.8315,668.5813,968.9917,386.4415,058.8013,541.4714,858.5314,544.0014,103.7611,999.41
Burma (Myanmar)191.10778.80648.50859.601,717.701,279.70973.701,393.00596.601,385.401,821.80971.50830.30934.001,001.901,186.90514.40
Netherlands0.020.020.020.020.040.040.070.110.140.170.160.150.230.320.400.02
New Zealand0.340.220.330.240.330.370.470.960.691.000.740.550.520.420.561.540.940.50
Nigeria42.0040.0035.0047.007.007.0010.0026.009.0022.006.0010.005.006.004.0012.004.005.00
Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.)4.815.265.481.921.803.093.5934.4415.051.033.288.7019.312.841.153.172.1713.41
Norway0.170.090.220.940.120.353.880.133.171.330.770.120.060.050.770.141.880.53
Panama0.482.121.8912.841.723.003.022.700.771.550.730.280.673.370.752.022.022.02
Papua New Guinea1.951.951.951.951.951.951.951.941.941.941.943.921.961.981.993.92
Peru1.680.0271.441.882.5611.550.822.861.3516.8118.6820.5522.4124.2826.15
Philippines4.880.782.471.041.382.723.010.900.081.201.560.395.820.681.212.971.844.35
Poland7.013.435.2021.503.805.805.903.603.004.402.102.807.201.292.695.511.451.02
Portugal68.7045.6065.20286.1056.30213.9036.309.805.5024.1046.1020.0048.0055.708.7023.5077.50329.50
South Korea25.950.964.470.131.592.070.250.230.231.380.301.090.070.550.140.420.381.48
Moldova0.060.030.030.090.010.090.790.060.130.050.060.670.460.040.350.17
Reunion0.010.050.010.030.040.031.672.720.030.060.010.010.010.01
Romania3.611.003.540.760.120.160.952.530.370.970.212.206.620.420.221.670.682.46
Russia1,328.60896.801,369.502,122.80543.30845.301,493.501,036.102,069.802,111.602,027.801,408.402,101.201,157.103,190.702,748.902,508.303,282.10
Rwanda2.282.030.981.440.020.271.300.270.130.13
Saint Vincent and Grenadines0.020.020.010.01
Serbia1.770.101.370.430.010.050.5416.520.530.380.691.268.180.850.281.850.910.68
Slovakia0.900.310.591.570.150.530.180.680.120.510.190.401.680.270.190.350.180.30
Slovenia0.300.190.081.590.080.141.020.100.050.110.050.160.610.070.020.060.530.18
Solomon Islands1.97
South Africa8.0020.0016.0018.0028.3021.0030.0075.0070.0019.8015.8015.309.5621.3016.4911.969.9016.15
Spain46.1419.3625.2053.6751.7369.4071.0629.418.4440.4010.1818.8583.0617.708.2832.8823.0566.84
Sri Lanka0.010.170.930.230.100.101.070.850.440.900.820.730.650.560.48
Suriname0.240.691.151.602.052.282.502.742.97
Sweden1.110.701.292.321.451.145.180.835.001.010.290.650.190.7912.620.350.970.60
Switzerland0.040.010.420.530.030.040.110.240.040.050.030.170.020.020.040.020.260.10
Thailand26.5926.9840.5415.7632.2830.288.6218.7811.339.7713.314.0813.1411.8910.5416.5830.1618.10
Trinidad and Tobago0.763.000.033.701.101.000.801.900.600.358.700.010.070.891.301.501.603.10
Tunisia1.200.210.090.120.050.220.030.360.320.060.671.591.723.427.025.045.8115.97
Turkey26.357.398.516.564.882.827.7611.6729.754.683.323.6110.4611.463.123.229.1612.00
Turkmenistan0.020.100.170.060.060.080.10
Ukraine1.623.774.982.830.602.324.2913.795.536.323.671.053.480.4213.8014.701.205.94
United Kingdom1.009.005.502.001.001.001.00
Tanzania746.80739.50928.301,609.30953.90786.40916.309,922.00628.80587.30587.30587.30587.30587.30587.30
United States2,992.151,445.152,907.651,602.953,277.213,516.603,995.903,775.062,141.862,396.551,385.183,525.493,774.331,748.121,455.144,097.652,229.894,057.56
Uruguay10.288.162.390.114.84
Uzbekistan7.2913.100.900.300.8011.604.100.080.081.000.501.300.542.370.290.1712.000.01
Vietnam1.844.226.601.785.565.111.532.320.780.974.551.191.390.50
Zambia12,484.0011,662.0014,114.0016,745.0015,798.0017,823.0015,309.0014,916.0015,999.0012,208.0014,799.0014,582.0014,645.0015,528.0014,248.0015,077.0014,253.00
Zimbabwe1,638.002,175.001,702.001,653.002,592.002,279.002,468.002,916.003,317.003,071.003,351.003,160.002,845.002,174.002,357.002,830.001,685.00

Forest area affected by fire. Forests face many disturbances that can adversely affect their health and vitality and reduce their ability to provide a full range of goods and ecosystem services.

Source: Global Forest Resources Assessment