Permanent cropland (% of land area)
Definition: Permanent cropland 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.
Description: The map below shows how Permanent cropland (% of land area) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is São Tomé and Principe, with a value of 46.88. The country with the lowest value in the world is St. Kitts and Nevis, with a value of 0.00.
Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.