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Table 1 Total and planted forest area, and corresponding estimated roundwood production in 2009.

From: Assessing the impact of planted forests on the global forest economy

Region Forest area Roundwood production
  Total 1
(10 6 ha)
Planted forests 1
(10 6 ha)
Planted forests 1
(%)
Total 2
(10 6 m 3 )
Planted forests 3
(10 6 m 3 )
Planted forests 3
(%)
Africa 668 15 2 664 130 20
North/Central America 705 38 5 575 141 25
South America 868 12 1 383 59 15
Asia 591 121 21 1072 459 43
Oceania 192 4 2 66 15 23
Europe4 1004 69 7 634 266 42
  EU-27 countries 156 43 27 410 215 52
World 4028 258 6 3394 1070 32
  1. 1 FAO (2010)
  2. 2 FAO (2012)
  3. 3Authors' estimates.
  4. 4 Geographical Europe defined as in FAO (2012) includes the Russian Federation. EU-27 countries are defined as in European Commission (2014).