Forest area affected by fire

thousand hectares, 2000–2017

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    2000 Ranking
    1. Zambia 12,484.00
    2. Mozambique 6,647.95
    3. Brazil 3,929.90
    4. United States 2,992.15
    5. India 2,920.00
    6. Zimbabwe 1,638.00
    7. Russia 1,328.60
    8. Argentina 944.00
    9. Canada 665.33
    10. Mongolia 660.00
    11. Burma (Myanmar) 191.10
    12. Botswana 150.89
    13. China 90.12
    14. Portugal 68.70
    15. Italy 58.23
    16. Spain 46.14
    17. Nigeria 42.00
    18. Mexico 40.48
    19. Bulgaria 37.40
    20. Bosnia and Herzegovina 30.82
    21. Thailand 26.59
    22. Turkey 26.35
    23. South Korea 25.95
    24. Madagascar 20.90
    25. Kazakhstan 20.10
    26. Guinea Bissau 19.79
    27. Croatia 17.17
    28. Cambodia 13.00
    29. North Korea 11.28
    30. South Africa 8.00
    31. Cuba 7.99
    32. Costa Rica 7.75
    33. Uzbekistan 7.29
    34. Poland 7.01
    35. Philippines 4.88
    36. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 4.81
    37. Chile 4.24
    38. Laos 4.08
    39. Romania 3.61
    40. Dominican Republic 3.30
    41. Indonesia 3.01
    42. Morocco 2.86
    43. Papua New Guinea 1.95
    44. Vietnam 1.84
    45. Serbia 1.77
    46. Belarus 1.76
    47. Ukraine 1.62
    48. Mauritania 1.60
    49. Japan 1.50
    50. Kenya 1.32
    51. Tunisia 1.20
    52. Sweden 1.11
    53. Slovakia 0.90
    54. Hungary 0.81
    55. Trinidad and Tobago 0.76
    56. Estonia 0.68
    57. Kyrgyzstan 0.64
    58. Germany 0.58
    59. Latvia 0.58
    60. Bahamas 0.50
    61. Panama 0.48
    62. Czech Republic 0.38
    63. New Zealand 0.34
    64. Lithuania 0.33
    65. Ireland 0.32
    66. Slovenia 0.30
    67. Finland 0.27
    68. Norway 0.17
    69. Guyana 0.17
    70. Haiti 0.10
    71. Georgia 0.09
    72. Switzerland 0.04
    73. Mauritius 0.03
    74. Netherlands 0.02
    75. Maldives 0.02
    76. Malaysia 0.01
    2017 Ranking
    1. Brazil 29,609.36
    2. United States 4,057.56
    3. India 3,731.00
    4. Canada 3,371.83
    5. Russia 3,282.10
    6. Burundi 2,694.00
    7. Mexico 604.79
    8. Tanzania 587.30
    9. Argentina 551.00
    10. Malawi 392.97
    11. Chile 371.79
    12. Portugal 329.50
    13. Italy 113.57
    14. Spain 66.84
    15. Bosnia and Herzegovina 40.96
    16. Peru 26.15
    17. China 24.50
    18. France 21.78
    19. Thailand 18.10
    20. South Africa 16.15
    21. Tunisia 15.97
    22. Guatemala 15.90
    23. Macedonia (F.Y.R.O.M.) 13.41
    24. Kazakhstan 13.40
    25. Turkey 12.00
    26. Croatia 7.54
    27. Costa Rica 6.93
    28. Cuba 6.68
    29. Ukraine 5.94
    30. Bhutan 5.20
    31. Nigeria 5.00
    32. Bulgaria 4.60
    33. Philippines 4.35
    34. Iran 4.01
    35. Trinidad and Tobago 3.10
    36. Suriname 2.97
    37. Romania 2.46
    38. Morocco 2.41
    39. Kenya 2.15
    40. Panama 2.02
    41. Solomon Islands 1.97
    42. Montenegro 1.64
    43. South Korea 1.48
    44. Georgia 1.30
    45. Hungary 1.24
    46. Poland 1.02
    47. Dominican Republic 0.80
    48. Serbia 0.68
    49. Sweden 0.60
    50. Norway 0.53
    51. New Zealand 0.50
    52. Sri Lanka 0.48
    53. Finland 0.47
    54. Israel 0.46
    55. Germany 0.39
    56. Slovakia 0.30
    57. Malaysia 0.22
    58. Mauritania 0.22
    59. Kyrgyzstan 0.20
    60. Ireland 0.20
    61. Slovenia 0.18
    62. Latvia 0.17
    63. Czech Republic 0.17
    64. Switzerland 0.10
    65. Belarus 0.10
    66. Cyprus 0.08
    67. Lithuania 0.05
    68. Estonia 0.03
    69. Austria 0.02
    70. Lebanon 0.02
    71. Saint Vincent and Grenadines 0.01
    72. Cape Verde 0.01
    73. Reunion 0.01
    74. Uzbekistan 0.01

    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