Permanent Cropland (% of Land Area)
Data Provider: World Bank, World Development Indicators
Data Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site
Data Name: Permanent Cropland (% of land area)
Data Year: The latest data displayed are for 2012 and was accessed from the World Bank on 10 October 2014
Data Periodicity: The data are updated annually
Data 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.
Data Methodology: Read more on the specific methodology for this data here at the World Bank