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Angola - Agricultural land as a share of land area

47.5 (%) in 2016

In 2016, agricultural land as a share of land area for Angola was 47.5 %. Agricultural land as a share of land area of Angola increased from 46 % in 1967 to 47.5 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.07 %.

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What is agricultural land as a share of land area?

Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.

What is Angola agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 47.5 0.00 %
2015 47.5 0.00 %
2014 47.5 0.00 %
2013 47.5 0.34 %
2012 47.3 0.00 %
2011 47.3 1.03 %
2010 46.8 0.17 %
2009 46.8 1.04 %
2008 46.3 0.00 %
2007 46.3 0.17 %
2006 46.2 0.00 %
2005 46.2