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Latest value(s)
Total area of the country (excl. coastal waters)
(1000 ha)
% of total country area cultivated
(%)
Total population
(1000 inhab)
Rural population
(1000 inhab)
Population density
(inhab/km2)
Africa | Northern Africa     
Algeria238 174E(2016)3.534E(2016)41 318E(2017)11 153E(2017)17.35E(2017)
Egypt100 145E(2016)3.729E(2016)97 553E(2017)59 727E(2017)97.41E(2017)
Libya175 954E(2016)1.165E(2016)6 375E(2017)-34 675E(2017)3.623E(2017)
Morocco44 655E(2016)21.48E(2016)35 740E(2017)14 455E(2017)80.04E(2017)
Tunisia16 361E(2016)31.98E(2016)11 532E(2017)3 821E(2017)70.48E(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Gulf of Guinea     
Benin11 476E(2016)27.88E(2016)11 176E(2017)6 039E(2017)97.39E(2017)
Côte d'Ivoire32 246E(2016)22.95E(2016)24 295E(2017)11 923E(2017)75.34E(2017)
Ghana23 854E(2016)31.02E(2016)28 834E(2017)13 300E(2017)120.9E(2017)
Guinea24 586E(2016)15.46E(2016)12 717E(2017)7 770E(2017)51.72E(2017)
Guinea-Bissau3 613E(2016)15.22E(2016)1 861E(2017)909E(2017)51.51E(2017)
Liberia11 137E(2016)6.285E(2016)4 732E(2017)2 344E(2017)42.49E(2017)
Nigeria92 377E(2016)43.84E(2016)190 886E(2017)95 122E(2017)206.6E(2017)
Sierra Leone7 230E(2016)24.19E(2016)7 557E(2017)4 892E(2017)104.5E(2017)
Togo5 679E(2016)49.66E(2016)7 798E(2017)4 714E(2017)137.3E(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Sudano-Sahelian     
Burkina Faso27 422E(2016)22.24E(2016)19 193E(2017)13 226E(2017)69.99E(2017)
Cabo Verde403E(2016)13.4E(2016)546.4E(2017)200.6E(2017)135.6E(2017)
Chad128 400E(2016)3.843E(2016)14 900E(2017)11 614E(2017)11.6E(2017)
Djibouti2 320E(2016)0.0862E(2016)957E(2017)239.1E(2017)41.25E(2017)
Eritrea11 760E(2016)5.884E(2016)5 069E(2017)3 388E(2017)43.1E(2017)
Gambia1 130E(2016)39.38E(2016)2 101E(2017)826E(2017)185.9E(2017)
Mali124 019E(2016)5.29E(2016)18 542E(2017)11 366E(2017)14.95E(2017)
Mauritania103 070E(2016)0.4473E(2016)4 420E(2017)1 811E(2017)4.288E(2017)
Niger126 700E(2016)13.34E(2016)21 477E(2017)17 456E(2017)16.95E(2017)
Senegal19 671E(2016)16.61E(2016)15 851E(2017)8 825E(2017)80.58E(2017)
Somalia63 766E(2016)1.764E(2016)14 743E(2017)9 971E(2017)23.12E(2017)
South Sudan64 433(2013)4.284K(2012)12 576E(2017)10 095E(2017)19.52K(2017)
Sudan187 936(2013)10.64K(2016)40 533E(2017)26 338E(2017)21.57K(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Central Africa     
Angola124 670E(2016)4.163E(2016)29 784E(2017)18 737E(2017)23.89E(2017)
Cameroon47 544E(2016)16.3E(2016)24 054E(2017)10 420E(2017)50.59E(2017)
Central African Republic62 298E(2016)3.018E(2016)4 659E(2017)2 629E(2017)7.479E(2017)
Congo34 200E(2016)1.833E(2016)5 261E(2017)2 016E(2017)15.38E(2017)
Democratic Republic of the Congo234 486E(2016)3.412E(2016)81 340E(2017)48 627E(2017)34.69E(2017)
Equatorial Guinea2 805E(2016)6.417E(2016)1 268E(2017)928.4E(2017)45.2E(2017)
Gabon26 767E(2016)1.849E(2016)2 025E(2017)421E(2017)7.565E(2017)
Sao Tome and Principe96E(2016)49.69E(2016)204.3E(2017)63.6E(2017)212.8E(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Eastern Africa     
Burundi2 783E(2016)55.7E(2016)10 864E(2017)9 407E(2017)390.4E(2017)
Ethiopia110 430E(2016)14.72E(2016)104 957E(2017)83 783E(2017)95.04E(2017)
Kenya58 037E(2016)10.91E(2016)49 700E(2017)36 670E(2017)85.64E(2017)
Rwanda2 634E(2016)53.23E(2016)12 208E(2017)8 184E(2017)463.5E(2017)
Uganda24 155E(2016)37.67E(2016)42 863E(2017)35 671E(2017)177.4E(2017)
United Republic of Tanzania94 730E(2016)16.52E(2016)57 310E(2017)39 002E(2017)60.5E(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Southern Africa     
Botswana58 173E(2016)0.4497E(2016)2 292E(2017)1 078E(2017)3.94E(2017)
Eswatini1 736E(2016)10.94E(2016)1 367E(2017)1 085E(2017)78.74E(2017)
Lesotho3 036E(2016)11.76E(2016)2 233E(2017)1 619E(2017)73.55E(2017)
Malawi11 848E(2016)33.25E(2016)18 622E(2017)15 574E(2017)157.2E(2017)
Mozambique78 638E(2016)7.566E(2016)29 669E(2017)20 333E(2017)37.73E(2017)
Namibia82 429E(2016)0.9815E(2016)2 534E(2017)1 330E(2017)3.074E(2017)
South Africa121 909E(2016)10.59E(2016)56 717E(2017)21 083E(2017)46.52E(2017)
Zambia75 261E(2016)5.097E(2016)17 094E(2017)10 163E(2017)22.71E(2017)
Zimbabwe39 076E(2016)10.49E(2016)16 530E(2017)11 405E(2017)42.3E(2017)
Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa | Indian Ocean Islands     
Comoros186.1E(2016)63.41E(2016)813.9E(2017)584E(2017)437.3E(2017)
Madagascar58 730E(2016)7.015E(2016)25 571E(2017)16 254E(2017)43.54E(2017)
Mauritius204E(2016)38.73E(2016)1 265E(2017)767.4E(2017)620.1E(2017)
Seychelles46E(2016)3.37E(2016)94.74E(2017)43.14E(2017)206E(2017)