Population living on degraded land (%)

Population living on degraded land (%)

Percentage of the population living on severely or very severely degraded land. Land degradation estimates consider biomass, soil health, water quantity and biodiversity and range in severity.

Source: FAO (2013a). Statistics database. http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/ess-fs/ess-fadata/en/#.UqpJAeLpW5c. Accessed December, 2013.

http://www.fao.org/economic/ess/ess-fs/ess-fadata/en/#.UqpJAeLpW5c.

Data in the tables are those available to the Human Development Report Office as of 15 November, 2013, unless otherwise specified.

HDI Rank

Country

2010

.. Very high human development

3.3

.. High human development

8.8

.. Medium human development

10.3

.. Low human development

20.1

1 Norway

0.2

2 Australia

9.0

3 Switzerland

0.5

4 Netherlands

5.4

5 United States

1.1

6 Germany

8.1

7 New Zealand

5.3

8 Canada

2.7

9 Singapore

..

10 Denmark

8.5

11 Ireland

0.5

12 Sweden

0.3

13 Iceland

..

14 United Kingdom

2.7

15 Korea (Republic of)

2.9

15 Hong Kong, China (SAR)

..

17 Japan

0.3

18 Liechtenstein

..

19 Israel

12.9

20 France

3.9

21 Luxembourg

..

21 Belgium

10.5

21 Austria

2.7

24 Finland

0.0

25 Slovenia

8.4

26 Italy

2.2

27 Spain

1.4

28 Czech Republic

4.2

29 Greece

1.1

30 Brunei Darussalam

..

31 Qatar

0.1

32 Cyprus

11.4

33 Estonia

5.0

34 Saudi Arabia

4.3

35 Poland

13.2

35 Lithuania

4.8

37 Slovakia

9.1

37 Andorra

..

39 Malta

..

40 United Arab Emirates

1.9

41 Portugal

2.3

41 Chile

1.1

43 Hungary

17.1

44 Cuba

17.0

44 Bahrain

..

46 Kuwait

0.6

47 Croatia

17.5

48 Latvia

1.8

49 Argentina

1.7

50 Uruguay

5.7

51 Montenegro

8.0

51 Bahamas

..

53 Belarus

4.7

54 Romania

13.5

55 Libya

8.5

56 Oman

5.8

57 Russian Federation

3.1

58 Bulgaria

7.8

59 Barbados

..

60 Palau

..

61 Antigua and Barbuda

..

62 Malaysia

1.2

63 Mauritius

..

64 Trinidad and Tobago

..

65 Panama

4.1

65 Lebanon

1.2

67 Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

1.9

68 Costa Rica

1.3

69 Turkey

5.5

70 Kazakhstan

23.5

71 Seychelles

..

71 Mexico

3.8

73 Sri Lanka

21.1

73 Saint Kitts and Nevis

..

75 Iran (Islamic Republic of)

25.1

76 Azerbaijan

3.8

77 Serbia

18.5

77 Jordan

22.0

79 Grenada

..

79 Georgia

1.9

79 Brazil

7.9

82 Peru

0.7

83 Ukraine

6.2

84 The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

7.1

84 Belize

1.1

86 Bosnia and Herzegovina

6.1

87 Armenia

9.6

88 Fiji

..

89 Thailand

17.0

90 Tunisia

36.7

91 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

..

91 China

8.6

93 Dominica

..

93 Algeria

28.8

95 Albania

5.7

96 Jamaica

3.3

97 Saint Lucia

..

98 Ecuador

1.6

98 Colombia

2.0

100 Tonga

..

100 Suriname

..

102 Dominican Republic

7.0

103 Turkmenistan

11.1

103 Mongolia

31.5

103 Maldives

..

106 Samoa

..

107 Palestine, State of

..

108 Indonesia

3.1

109 Botswana

22.0

110 Egypt

25.3

111 Paraguay

1.3

112 Gabon

..

113 Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

2.0

114 Moldova (Republic of)

21.8

115 El Salvador

6.3

116 Uzbekistan

27.0

117 Philippines

2.2

118 Syrian Arab Republic

33.3

118 South Africa

17.5

120 Iraq

4.5

121 Viet Nam

8.0

121 Guyana

..

123 Cape Verde

..

124 Micronesia (Federated States of)

..

125 Kyrgyzstan

9.7

125 Guatemala

9.1

127 Namibia

28.5

128 Timor-Leste

..

129 Morocco

39.1

129 Honduras

15.0

131 Vanuatu

..

132 Nicaragua

13.9

133 Tajikistan

10.5

133 Kiribati

..

135 India

9.6

136 Cambodia

39.3

136 Bhutan

0.1

138 Ghana

1.4

139 Lao People's Democratic Republic

4.1

140 Congo

0.1

141 Zambia

4.6

142 Sao Tome and Principe

..

142 Bangladesh

11.3

144 Equatorial Guinea

..

145 Nepal

2.3

146 Pakistan

4.5

147 Kenya

31.0

148 Swaziland

..

149 Angola

3.3

150 Myanmar

19.2

151 Rwanda

10.1

152 Nigeria

11.5

152 Cameroon

15.3

154 Yemen

32.4

155 Madagascar

0.0

156 Zimbabwe

29.4

157 Solomon Islands

..

157 Papua New Guinea

..

159 Tanzania (United Republic of)

25.0

159 Comoros

..

161 Mauritania

23.8

162 Lesotho

63.6

163 Senegal

16.2

164 Uganda

23.5

165 Benin

1.6

166 Togo

5.1

166 Sudan

39.9

168 Haiti

15.2

169 Afghanistan

11.0

170 Djibouti

7.5

171 Côte d'Ivoire

1.3

172 Gambia

17.9

173 Ethiopia

72.3

174 Malawi

19.4

175 Liberia

..

176 Mali

59.5

177 Guinea-Bissau

1.0

178 Mozambique

1.9

179 Guinea

0.8

180 Burundi

18.5

181 Burkina Faso

73.2

182 Eritrea

58.8

183 Sierra Leone

..

184 Chad

45.4

185 Central African Republic

..

186 Congo (Democratic Republic of the)

0.1

187 Niger

25.0

.. South Sudan

..

.. Tuvalu

..

.. Somalia

26.3

.. San Marino

..

.. Nauru

..

.. Monaco

..

.. Marshall Islands

..

.. Korea (Democratic People's Rep. of)

2.9


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