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Forests

Explore how countries perform on each of the issues included in the EPI. Select countries using the chart below. For each country, view the issue rank, score, and trendlines for the issue and indicator(s). 

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Issue Rank & Country
Out of 137 countries
Issue Score
Out of 100
22%
Issue Trend
Ten-year Change
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Change in Forest Cover
Indicator Score
Out of 100
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Indicator Trend
Ten-year Change
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Issue
Rank

Country
Forests
Score
Change in Forest Cover
Score(Percentage)
1 Cuba 100
100
2.1
>
1 Mauritius 100
100
2.2
>
1 Hungary 100
100
1.5
>
1 Ireland 100
100
8.2
>
1 Tunisia 100
100
2
>
1 South Africa 100
100
1.7
>
1 Morocco 100
100
0.1
>
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 100
100
0.5
>
1 Serbia 100
100
0.4
>
1 New Zealand 100
100
0.3
>
1 Chile 100
100
1.7
>
1 Australia 100
100
0.4
>
1 Montenegro 100
100
0.1
>
1 Uruguay 100
100
22
>
1 Moldova 100
100
0.9
>
16 Bulgaria 84.12
84.12
-0.1
>
16 Georgia 84.12
84.12
-0.1
>
16 Iran 84.12
84.12
-0.1
>
19 Kazakhstan 74.82
74.82
-0.2
>
19 Armenia 74.82
74.82
-0.2
>
19 Lebanon 74.82
74.82
-0.2
>
19 Vanuatu 74.82
74.82
-0.2
>
23 Comoros 68.23
68.23
-0.3
>
23 Belarus 68.23
68.23
-0.3
>
23 Kyrgyzstan 68.23
68.23
-0.3
>
26 Azerbaijan 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
26 Nepal 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
26 Bhutan 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
26 Croatia 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
26 Guyana 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
26 Suriname 63.12
63.12
-0.4
>
32 Gabon 58.94
58.94
-0.5
>
32 Poland 58.94
58.94
-0.5
>
32 Fiji 58.94
58.94
-0.5
>
35 Japan 55.41
55.41
-0.6
>
35 Italy 55.41
55.41
-0.6
>
35 Uzbekistan 55.41
55.41
-0.6
>
38 Turkey 52.35
52.35
-0.7
>
38 Swaziland 52.35
52.35
-0.7
>
38 Afghanistan 52.35
52.35
-0.7
>
41 Taiwan 49.65
49.65
-0.8
>
41 Switzerland 49.65
49.65
-0.8
>
43 Congo 47.23
47.23
-0.9
>
44 Romania 45.05
45.05
-1
>
44 Slovenia 45.05
45.05
-1
>
44 Papua New Guinea 45.05
45.05
-1
>
44 Rwanda 45.05
45.05
-1
>
44 Spain 45.05
45.05
-1
>
44 Czech Republic 45.05
45.05
-1
>
50 United Kingdom 43.06
43.06
-1.1
>
50 Pakistan 43.06
43.06
-1.1
>
50 Cameroon 43.06
43.06
-1.1
>
50 Central African Republic 43.06
43.06
-1.1
>
54 Equatorial Guinea 37.94
37.94
-1.4
>
54 France 37.94
37.94
-1.4
>
56 Brunei Darussalam 36.46
36.46
-1.5
>
57 India 35.07
35.07
-1.6
>
57 Solomon Islands 35.07
35.07
-1.6
>
57 Ethiopia 35.07
35.07
-1.6
>
57 Russia 35.07
35.07
-1.6
>
57 Cyprus 35.07
35.07
-1.6
>
62 Sri Lanka 33.76
33.76
-1.7
>
62 Luxembourg 33.76
33.76
-1.7
>
62 Venezuela 33.76
33.76
-1.7
>
62 Netherlands 33.76
33.76
-1.7
>
62 South Korea 33.76
33.76
-1.7
>
67 Norway 32.52
32.52
-1.8
>
67 Peru 32.52
32.52
-1.8
>
67 Ukraine 32.52
32.52
-1.8
>
70 Timor-Leste 31.35
31.35
-1.9
>
70 Philippines 31.35
31.35
-1.9
>
70 Germany 31.35
31.35
-1.9
>
73 Nigeria 29.16
29.16
-2.1
>
74 Ecuador 28.15
28.15
-2.2
>
74 Togo 28.15
28.15
-2.2
>
76 Angola 26.24
26.24
-2.4
>
76 Colombia 26.24
26.24
-2.4
>
76 Algeria 26.24
26.24
-2.4
>
76 Dem. Rep. Congo 26.24
26.24
-2.4
>
80 Macedonia 25.34
25.34
-2.5
>
80 China 25.34
25.34
-2.5
>
80 Thailand 25.34
25.34
-2.5
>
83 Myanmar 24.47
24.47
-2.6
>
84 Lithuania 23.64
23.64
-2.7
>
84 Haiti 23.64
23.64
-2.7
>
84 Zimbabwe 23.64
23.64
-2.7
>
84 Belgium 23.64
23.64
-2.7
>
88 Bangladesh 22.83
22.83
-2.8
>
88 Greece 22.83
22.83
-2.8
>
88 Burundi 22.83
22.83
-2.8
>
91 Slovakia 21.31
21.31
-3
>
91 Bahamas 21.31
21.31
-3
>
93 Liberia 20.58
20.58
-3.1
>
94 Costa Rica 19.87
19.87
-3.2
>
94 Mexico 19.87
19.87
-3.2
>
94 Austria 19.87
19.87
-3.2
>
97 Jamaica 18.52
18.52
-3.4
>
97 Sierra Leone 18.52
18.52
-3.4
>
97 Denmark 18.52
18.52
-3.4
>
100 Trinidad and Tobago 17.88
17.88
-3.5
>
101 Albania 17.25
17.25
-3.6
>
101 Viet Nam 17.25
17.25
-3.6
>
101 Guinea 17.25
17.25
-3.6
>
104 Canada 16.64
16.64
-3.7
>
105 Kenya 15.46
15.46
-3.9
>
106 Tanzania 14.9
14.9
-4
>
107 Sweden 14.35
14.35
-4.1
>
107 United States of America 14.35
14.35
-4.1
>
107 Panama 14.35
14.35
-4.1
>
110 Guinea-Bissau 13.81
13.81
-4.2
>
111 Zambia 13.28
13.28
-4.3
>
111 Laos 13.28
13.28
-4.3
>
113 Bolivia 11.77
11.77
-4.6
>
113 Finland 11.77
11.77
-4.6
>
115 Brazil 10.81
10.81
-4.8
>
115 Ghana 10.81
10.81
-4.8
>
117 El Salvador 9.9
9.9
-5
>
118 Estonia 9.02
9.02
-5.2
>
119 Indonesia 7.75
7.75
-5.5
>
119 Portugal 7.75
7.75
-5.5
>
119 Madagascar 7.75
7.75
-5.5
>
122 Honduras 6.17
6.17
-5.9
>
123 Dominican Republic 5.79
5.79
-6
>
124 Belize 4.69
4.69
-6.3
>
125 Uganda 4.34
4.34
-6.4
>
126 Mozambique 3.99
3.99
-6.5
>
127 Latvia 3.3
3.3
-6.7
>
127 Syria 3.3
3.3
-6.7
>
129 Malaysia 1.68
1.68
-7.2
>
130 Cambodia 0
0
-13.7
>
130 Mongolia 0
0
-12.3
>
130 Malawi 0
0
-7.9
>
130 Paraguay 0
0
-16.8
>
130 Nicaragua 0
0
-10.3
>
130 Cote d'Ivoire 0
0
-9.2
>
130 Guatemala 0
0
-10.6
>
130 Argentina 0
0
-9
>

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Methods

The Environmental Performance Index (EPI) is constructed through the calculation and aggregation of 20 indicators reflecting national-level environmental data. These indicators are combined into nine issue categories, each of which fit under one of two overarching objectives. Click on "Learn More" to explore the complete methods.
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