Guinea-Bissau: Arable land, percent of land area

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Arable land, percent of total land area

 Latest value 10.7
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 9.5
 Min - Max 8.2 - 10.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea-Bissau from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Guinea-Bissau during that period was 9.5 percent with a minimum of 8.2 percent in 1988 and a maximum of 10.7 percent in 2000. The latest value from 2021 is 10.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 14.3 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Guinea-Bissau - Arable land, percent of land area - Recent values chart

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Guinea-Bissau - Arable land, percent of land area - historical chart - 1961-2021

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.

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