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Democratic People's Republic of Korea - Agricultural land as a share of land area

21.8 (%) in 2016

In 2016, agricultural land as a share of land area for Democratic People's Republic of Korea was 21.8 %. Agricultural land as a share of land area of Democratic People's Republic of Korea increased from 19.8 % in 1967 to 21.8 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.21 %.

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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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 21.8 0.00 %
2015 21.8 0.00 %
2014 21.8 0.00 %
2013 21.8 0.00 %
2012 21.8 0.00 %
2011 21.8 -1.87 %
2010 22.3 0.37 %
2009 22.2 0.75 %
2008 22.0 1.92 %
2007 21.6 0.00 %
2006 21.6 0.00 %
2005 21.6

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