Land degradation

Land degradation, 1990 - 2010

CategoryUnit19901995200020052010
NNational area (excluding surface water bodies)km210,68910,68910,68910,68910,689
XArea subjected to severe land degradationkm2
YArea subjected to moderate land degradationkm21,2001,7992,7113,3233,350
ZArea subjected to slight land degradationkm24,3803,7812,8692,2572,230
DNational area of dry landskm28,5518,5518,5518,5518,551
1National area affected by desertification (=x+y+z)km25,5805,5805,5805,5805,580
2Percentage of national area affected by desertification (=100*(x+y+z)/n)%52.052.052.052.052.0
3Percentage of national drylands affected by desertification(=100*(x+y+z)/d)%65.065.065.065.065.0
Source: State of The Environment Report 2007
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  • Source: State of The Environment Report 2007
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