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Dominica - Agricultural land as a share of land area

33.3 (%) in 2016

In 2016, agricultural land as a share of land area for Dominica was 33.3 %. Agricultural land as a share of land area of Dominica increased from 25.3 % in 1967 to 33.3 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.60 %.

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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 Dominica agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 33.3 0.00 %
2015 33.3 0.00 %
2014 33.3 0.00 %
2013 33.3 0.00 %
2012 33.3 0.00 %
2011 33.3 0.00 %
2010 33.3 8.70 %
2009 30.7 4.55 %
2008 29.3 0.00 %
2007 29.3 0.00 %
2006 29.3 0.00 %
2005 29.3