How many trees in the U.S.?
The U.S. has 319 million people as of 2014, but only 228 billion trees. That’s 716 trees per person – one of the lowest. Brazil has 301 billion trees (1,494 per person), Canada has 318 billion (8,953 per person), and China has only 139 billion (102 trees per person).
Among highly populous countries, India (population, 1.267 billion) has a tree population of only 35 billion, a meager 28 trees per person.
The nation with the single largest number of trees was Russia, with 641 billion citizens (or political prisoners!), and 4,461 trees per person and is helped by the vastness of Siberia’s boreal forests.