Bar chart showing the breakdown of global land area usage in 2019. 10% of the world is covered by glaciers, and a further 19% is barren land – deserts, dry salt flats, beaches, sand dunes, and exposed rocks. Half of the remaining 71% - the habitable land - is used for agriculture leaving only 37% for forests; 11% as shrubs and grasslands; 1% as freshwater coverage; and the remaining 1% is built-up urban areas which includes cities, towns, villages, roads and other human infrastructure. Of agricultural land, combining pastures used for grazing with land used to grow crops for animal feed, livestock accounts for 77% with 23% for crops. Livestock produces 18% of the world's calories, with 82% coming from plant-based food, and 37% of total protein with 63% coming from plant-based food.