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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Land use > Other

DEFINITION: The percentage share of used land that is not arable or under permanent crops. This includes permanent meadows and pastures, forests and woodlands, built-on areas, roads, barren land, etc.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 99.91% 2011
=2 Mauritania 99.55% 2011
=2 Botswana 99.55% 2011
4 Namibia 99.02% 2011
5 Somalia 98.23% 2011
6 Gabon 98.15% 2011
7 Central African Republic 96.98% 2011
8 Democratic Republic of the Congo 96.78% 2011
9 Angola 96.48% 2011
10 Chad 96.16% 2011
11 Zambia 95.44% 2011
12 Mali 94.37% 2011
13 Liberia 94.34% 2011
14 Eritrea 94.12% 2011
15 Seychelles 93.48% 2011
16 Mozambique 93.24% 2011
17 Sudan 93.17% 2011
18 Madagascar 93.02% 2011
19 Equatorial Guinea 92.87% 2011
20 South Africa 89.79% 2011
21 Lesotho 89.72% 2011
22 Kenya 89.4% 2011
23 Zimbabwe 89.2% 2011
24 Swaziland 89.06% 2011
25 Niger 88.16% 2011
26 Cape Verde 87.59% 2011
27 Tanzania 85.96% 2011
28 Ethiopia 85.8% 2011
29 Guinea 85.6% 2011
30 Guinea-Bissau 84.78% 2011
31 Cameroon 84.01% 2011
32 Sierra Leone 82.79% 2011
33 Senegal 80.15% 2011
34 Burkina Faso 78.98% 2011
35 Cote d'Ivoire 77.36% 2011
36 Benin 74.9% 2011
37 Malawi 68.52% 2011
38 Ghana 68.14% 2011
39 Uganda 62.95% 2011
40 Mauritius 59.8% 2011
41 The Gambia 59.73% 2011
42 Nigeria 57.57% 2011
43 Burundi 52.57% 2011
44 Togo 52.1% 2011
45 Sao Tome and Principe 50.31% 2011
46 Rwanda 44.19% 2011
47 Comoros 24.77% 2011

Citation

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Land use > Other

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Interesting observations about Geography > Land use > Other

  • French Southern and Antarctic Lands has ranked in the top 2 for land use > other since 1998.
  • Moldova has ranked second last for land use > other since 1998.
  • 102 of the top 239 countries by land use > other are Christian.
  • Paracel Islands has ranked in the top 3 for land use > other since 1998.
  • France ranked last for land use > other amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2013.
  • Palmyra Atoll has ranked in the top 4 for land use > other since 1998.
  • Finland ranked first for land use > other amongst Eurozone in 2011.
  • Heard Island and McDonald Islands has ranked in the top 5 for land use > other since 1998.
  • Sweden ranked first for land use > other amongst European Union in 2011.
  • Iceland ranked first for land use > other amongst NATO countries in 2011.
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