Global land degradation 2015-2019, by region

Proportion of degraded land worldwide from 2015 to 2019, by region

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Release date

October 2023



Survey time period

2015 to 2019

Supplementary notes

The data is compiled in global and aggregate form "as received" from 126 Parties in their 2022 national reports. This presents a partial estimate of progress at the global and regional level, in terms of the status and trends in these indicators/metrics, as not all Parties have reported all indicators. The information presented should in no way be interpreted as a comprehensive global or regional assessment of status and trends in the indicators/metrics.

Sub-Saharan Africa - Excluding Angola and Comoros; Oceania - Including Australia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand but excluding the islands of Oceania; Northern America and Europe - Excluding United States of America, Belarus, Denmark, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Norway, Russian Federation and Switzerland; Latin America and the Caribbean - Excluding Barbados and Grenada; Eastern Asia and South-eastern Asia - Excluding Japan, Republic of Korea, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore; Central Asia and Southern Asia - Excluding the Maldives.

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