Which Economy Benefits the Most from Forest Rent?

Forest Rents (As % of GDP) (%), 2014 or latest
Paper, Pulp & Forestry | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 169 countries in 2014, Liberia ranked the highest in forest rents as a percentage of GDP with 27.3% followed by Bhutan and Guinea Bissau. On the other end of the scale was Qatar with < 0.001%, United Arab Emirates with < 0.001% and Israel with < 0.001%.

Average forest rents as a percentage of GDP reached 0.391% in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 16.4 % more than in the previous year and 37.7 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average forest rents as a percentage of GDP reached an all time high of 0.450% in 1990 and an all time low of 0.118% in 1985. The average annual growth amounted to 1.90 % since 1970.

Data for more countries are available at Forest Rents (As % of GDP) indicator page.