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Euro area Forest area
Forest area

38.6

% of total land area

Forest area is land under natural or planted stands of trees of at least 5 meters in situ, whether productive or not, and excludes tree stands in agricultural production systems (for example, in fruit plantations and agroforestry systems) and trees in urban parks and gardens. Source: FAO
Euro area Carbon dioxide emissions
Carbon dioxide emissions

2207420

thousands of tonnes

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. They include carbon dioxide produced during consumption of solid, liquid, and gas fuels and gas flaring. Source: The World Bank.
Euro area Carbon dioxide emissions
Carbon dioxide emissions

6.45

metric tons per capita

Carbon dioxide emissions are those stemming from the burning of fossil fuels and the manufacture of cement. This is the average metric tons carbon emissions per capita for the 19 EU countries of the EURO Area. Source: The World Bank.

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