Some Facts About Seaplant Producing Countries

The world has more than 200 useful seaplant species distributed among more than 150 bodies of water that forms the coastline of more than 200 countries and territories. Thirty countries/territories possess over 80% of the world's seacoast... most are significant seaplant producers.

The top ten countries/territories in terms of coastline length have 63% of the world's total (531,864 km)

Rank CID Country Length of coastline in km % of world's coastline Cumulative %
1 XCA Canada 243,791 28.89 28.89
2 XID Indonesia 54,716 6.48 35.37
3 XGL Greenland (DA) 44,087 5.22 40.60
4 XRS Russia 37,653 4.46 45.06
5 XRP Philippines 36,289 4.30 49.36
6 XJA Japan 29,751 3.53 52.89
7 XAS Australia 25,760 3.05 55.94
8 XNO Norway 21,925 2.60 58.54
9 XUS United States of America 19,924 2.36 60.90
10 XAY Antarctica 17,968 2.13 63.03
    TOTAL 531,864    
The second ten countries/territories in terms of coastline length have a further  12% of the world's total (102,447 km)
Rank CID Country Length of coastline in km % of world's coastline Cumulative %
11 XCH China 15,273 1.81 64.84
12 XNZ New Zealand 15,134 1.79 66.63
13 XGR Greece 13,676 1.62 68.25
14 XUK United Kingdom 12,429 1.47 69.73
15 XMX Mexico 9,330 1.11 70.83
16 XIT Italy 7,600 0.90 71.73
17 XBR Brazil 7,491 0.89 72.62
18 XDA Denmark 7,314 0.87 73.49
19 XTU Turkey 7,200 0.85 74.34
20 XIN India 7,000 0.83 75.17
    TOTAL 102,447    
The third ten countries/territories in terms of coastline length have a further  6% of the world's total (62,996 km)
Rank CID Country Length of coastline in km % of world's coastline Cumulative %
21 XCI Chile 6,435 0.76 75.93
22 XFM Micronesia, Federated States of 6,112 0.72 76.66
23 XHR Croatia 5,790 0.69 77.34
24 XBP Solomon Islands 5,513 0.65 77.99
25 XPP Papua New Guinea 5,152 0.61 78.61
26 XAR Argentina 4,989 0.59 79.20
27 XIC Iceland 4,988 0.59 79.79
28 XSP Spain 4,964 0.59 80.38
29 XMA Madagascar 4,828 0.57 80.95
30 XMY Malaysia 4,675 0.55 81.50
    TOTAL 62,996    
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