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Geography > Low-lying areas > Elevation under 5 metres > % of land area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Land area where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total land area). Land area below 5m is the percentage of total land where the elevation is 5 meters or less.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Monaco 100% 2000
2 Maldives 100% 2000
3 Tuvalu 100% 2000
4 Marshall Islands 99.02% 2000
5 Kiribati 96.67% 2000
6 Bermuda 82.26% 2000
7 The Bahamas 71.99% 2000
8 Cayman Islands 60.28% 2000
9 Netherlands 58.47% 2000
10 Turks and Caicos Islands 53.27% 2000
11 Seychelles 43.94% 2000
12 Tonga 40.46% 2000
13 Bahrain 39.03% 2000
14 French Polynesia 37.6% 2000
15 Macau 35.39% 2000
16 Federated States of Micronesia 33.37% 2000
17 Antigua and Barbuda 32.42% 2000
18 Aruba 29.57% 2000
19 Northern Mariana Islands 28.06% 2000
20 Hong Kong 24.57% 2000
Tourist destinations average (profile) 22.2% 2000
21 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 21.96% 2000
22 Grenada 21.75% 2000
23 Palau 21.37% 2000
24 Guam 20.38% 2000
25 Azerbaijan 19.97% 2000
26 Malta 19.35% 2000
27 Saint Kitts and Nevis 19.02% 2000
28 American Samoa 17.89% 2000
29 Denmark 17.67% 2000
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 17.63% 2000
30 Vietnam 17.5% 2000
31 The Gambia 16.58% 2000
32 Greenland 16.27% 2000
33 Barbados 15.69% 2000
Western Europe average (profile) 15.26% 2000
34 Sao Tome and Principe 14.72% 2000
35 Faeroe Islands 14.55% 2000
36 Cape Verde 14.52% 2000
37 Bangladesh 14.07% 2000
38 Comoros 13.46% 2000
39 Qatar 13.39% 2000
40 Cuba 12.67% 2000
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 12.65% 2000
41 Isle of Man 12.09% 2000
42 Vanuatu 11.68% 2000
43 Solomon Islands 11.54% 2000
44 Fiji 11.36% 2000
Former British colonies average (profile) 11.12% 2000
Hot countries average (profile) 10.86% 2000
Non-religious countries average (profile) 10.46% 2000
South and Central Asia average (profile) 10.21% 2000
45 Guinea-Bissau 9.5% 2000
46 Belize 9.45% 2000
47 Dominica 9.4% 2000
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 9.28% 2000
48 Belgium 9.24% 2000
49 Kuwait 8.86% 2000
50 Singapore 8.06% 2000
51 New Caledonia 8.03% 2000
52 Saint Lucia 8.02% 2000
53 Trinidad and Tobago 7.98% 2000
Christian countries average (profile) 7.94% 2000
54 Israel 7.82% 2000
55 Puerto Rico 7.73% 2000
56 United Kingdom 7.61% 2000
57 Samoa 7.33% 2000
58 Jamaica 7.14% 2000
59 Mauritius 7.07% 2000
Eurozone average (profile) 7.07% 2000
60 Kazakhstan 6.68% 2000
Europe average (profile) 6.5% 2000
61 Cyprus 6.42% 2000
Muslim countries average (profile) 6.41% 2000
62 Greece 6.33% 2000
63 Philippines 6.02% 2000
64 Japan 5.88% 2000
European Union average (profile) 5.86% 2000
NATO countries average (profile) 5.53% 2000
65 Indonesia 5.5% 2000
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.33% 2000
66 Turkmenistan 5.3% 2000
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 5.22% 2000
67 Italy 5.19% 2000
68 Albania 4.97% 2000
69 Germany 4.92% 2000
70 Norway 4.85% 2000
Catholic countries average (profile) 4.76% 2000
71 United Arab Emirates 4.64% 2000
72 Burma 4.56% 2000
73 Senegal 4.46% 2000
74 Iceland 4.41% 2000
75 South Korea 4.3% 2000
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 4.25% 2000
76 Thailand 4.17% 2000
77 Dominican Republic 4.14% 2000
78 Egypt 4.05% 2000
79 Iraq 4.02% 2000
80 Ireland 3.96% 2000
81 Haiti 3.94% 2000
82 Sri Lanka 3.87% 2000
83 Cambodia 3.84% 2000
84 Panama 3.71% 2000
85 Nicaragua 3.57% 2000
86 Suriname 3.45% 2000
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.38% 2000
South Asia average (profile) 3.37% 2000
87 Estonia 3.35% 2000
88 Brunei 3.34% 2000
89 European Union 3.31% 2000
90 Eritrea 3.12% 2000
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.1% 2000
91 Chile 3.08% 2000
92 Honduras 3.04% 2000
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.04% 2000
93 Latvia 3.03% 2000
94 Croatia 3.03% 2000
95 Sierra Leone 3% 2000
96 Malaysia 2.99% 2000
97 Mexico 2.94% 2000
98 Romania 2.91% 2000
99 East Timor 2.89% 2000
100 Tunisia 2.79% 2000
101 New Zealand 2.74% 2000
102 Guyana 2.72% 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.7% 2000
103 Djibouti 2.56% 2000
Cold countries average (profile) 2.55% 2000
104 El Salvador 2.45% 2000
105 North Korea 2.42% 2000
106 Canada 2.39% 2000
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 2.37% 2000
107 Portugal 2.31% 2000
108 Venezuela 2.29% 2000
Eastern Europe average (profile) 2.2% 2000
109 Costa Rica 2.12% 2000
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.11% 2000
110 France 2.07% 2000
111 Ecuador 2.04% 2000
112 Jordan 2.01% 2000
113 Lithuania 1.91% 2000
114 Uruguay 1.91% 2000
115 Russia 1.91% 2000
116 Papua New Guinea 1.84% 2000
117 Mozambique 1.83% 2000
Former French colonies average (profile) 1.76% 2000
118 Lebanon 1.74% 2000
119 United States 1.72% 2000
120 Poland 1.68% 2000
121 Iran 1.59% 2000
Religious countries average (profile) 1.57% 2000
122 Ukraine 1.54% 2000
123 Sweden 1.53% 2000
failed states average (profile) 1.46% 2000
124 Georgia 1.43% 2000
125 Pakistan 1.42% 2000
126 China 1.38% 2000
127 India 1.35% 2000
128 Madagascar 1.34% 2000
129 Moldova 1.3% 2000
130 Spain 1.26% 2000
131 Argentina 1.23% 2000
132 Brazil 1.21% 2000
133 Benin 1.16% 2000
134 Australia 1.14% 2000
135 Finland 1.11% 2000
136 Oman 1.08% 2000
137 Guinea 1.05% 2000
138 Mauritania 1.05% 2000
139 Turkey 1.03% 2000
140 Colombia 0.943% 2000
141 Equatorial Guinea 0.922% 2000
Landlocked countries average (profile) 0.833% 2000
142 Libya 0.776% 2000
143 Ghana 0.767% 2000
144 Morocco 0.703% 2000
145 Ethiopia 0.673% 2000
146 Togo 0.578% 2000
147 Somalia 0.567% 2000
148 Guatemala 0.561% 2000
149 Yemen 0.561% 2000
150 Nigeria 0.542% 2000
151 Gabon 0.537% 2000
152 Saudi Arabia 0.482% 2000
153 Bulgaria 0.43% 2000
154 Peru 0.379% 2000
155 Liberia 0.352% 2000
156 Algeria 0.351% 2000
157 Namibia 0.286% 2000
158 Kenya 0.239% 2000
159 Angola 0.208% 2000
160 Slovenia 0.204% 2000
161 Cote d'Ivoire 0.193% 2000
162 Serbia 0.189% 2000
163 Tanzania 0.176% 2000
164 South Africa 0.134% 2000
165 Sudan 0.0943% 2000
166 Cameroon 0.0836% 2000
167 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.0732% 2000
168 Syria 0.0598% 2000
169 Republic of the Congo 0.055% 2000
170 Uzbekistan 0.0526% 2000
171 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.0155% 2000
=172 Swaziland 0.0 2000
=172 Burkina Faso 0.0 2000
=172 Tajikistan 0.0 2000
=172 Afghanistan 0.0 2000
=172 Slovakia 0.0 2000
=172 Malawi 0.0 2000
=172 Central African Republic 0.0 2000
=172 Liechtenstein 0.0 2000
=172 Luxembourg 0.0 2000
=172 Andorra 0.0 2000
=172 Rwanda 0.0 2000
=172 Nepal 0.0 2000
=172 Zimbabwe 0.0 2000
=172 Hungary 0.0 2000
=172 Republic of Macedonia 0.0 2000
=172 Paraguay 0.0 2000
=172 Botswana 0.0 2000
=172 Bolivia 0.0 2000
=172 Lesotho 0.0 2000
=172 Czech Republic 0.0 2000
=172 San Marino 0.0 2000
=172 Mongolia 0.0 2000
=172 Laos 0.0 2000
=172 Armenia 0.0 2000
=172 Mali 0.0 2000
=172 Chad 0.0 2000
=172 Austria 0.0 2000
=172 Uganda 0.0 2000
=172 Niger 0.0 2000
=172 Belarus 0.0 2000
=172 Switzerland 0.0 2000
=172 Burundi 0.0 2000
=172 Bhutan 0.0 2000
=172 Zambia 0.0 2000
=172 Kyrgyzstan 0.0 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Low-lying areas > Elevation under 5 metres > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Center for International Earth Science Information Network. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Low--lying-areas/Elevation-under-5-metres/%-of-land-area

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