For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for Egypt from 1961 to 2016. The average value for Egypt during that period was 2.6 percent with a minumum of 2.3 percent in 1979 and a maximum of 3 percent in 1999.
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Definition: 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.