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Morocco - Agricultural land as a share of land area

68.5 (%) in 2016

In 2016, agricultural land as a share of land area for Morocco was 68.5 %. Agricultural land as a share of land area of Morocco increased from 55.9 % in 1967 to 68.5 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 0.42 %.

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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 Morocco agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 68.5 0.00 %
2015 68.5 0.00 %
2014 68.5 0.00 %
2013 68.5 0.62 %
2012 68.1 0.99 %
2011 67.5 0.39 %
2010 67.2 -0.05 %
2009 67.2 0.07 %
2008 67.2 0.07 %
2007 67.1 0.05 %
2006 67.1 -0.14 %
2005 67.2