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Country vs country: Australia and Japan compared: Agriculture stats

Definitions

  • Agricultural growth: Index of agricultural production in 1996 - 98 (1989 - 91 = 100)
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops 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. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000: Agricultural land (sq. km). Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops 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. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$: Agriculture, value added (current US$), including forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources.
  • Arable land > Hectares: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Arable land > Hectares per capita: Arable land (hectares per person). Arable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield, measured as kilograms per hectare of harvested land, includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded."
  • Farm workers: Agricultural employment shows the number of agricultural workers in the agricultural sector.
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Gross value added: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars.
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded.
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare: Cereal yield (kg per hectare). Includes wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. The FAO allocates production data to the calendar year in which the bulk of the harvest took place. Most of a crop harvested near the end of a year will be used in the following year.
  • Produce > Food > Production index: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value.
  • Products: Major agricultural crops and products
  • Value: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Agricultural growth per capita: Net per capita agricultural production, expressed in International Dollars. Net means after deduction of feed and seed. International Dollars are calculated using the Geary-Khamis formula, which is designed to neutralize irrelevant exchange rate movements (more information on http://faostat3.fao.org/faostat-gateway/go/to/mes/glossary/*/E)
  • Fertilizer use: Average fertilizer use (kg per ha of cropland 2000). Fertilizer use, kilograms per hectare, is calculated by WRI by dividing the total fertilizer consumption, measured in kilograms of plant nutrient, by the total hectares of arable and permanent cropland. The measure of fertilizer consumption is an aggregate of nitrogenous, phosphate and potash fertilizers. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) collects data on fertilizer use through surveys distributed to participating governments. In addition, the Ad Hoc Working Party on Fertilizer Statistics works to improve geographic coverage of the data. Hectares of arable and permanent cropland are determined through a variety of means, including self-reporting from governments and FAO estimation methods.
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Gross value added per capita: Gross Value Added by agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing at current prices - US dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Tractors: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded.
  • Produce > Food > Production: Food production index covers food crops that are considered edible and that contain nutrients. Coffee and tea are excluded because, although edible, they have no nutritive value."
  • Produce > Cotton > Production: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales.
  • Produce > Meat > Production: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June).
  • Produce > Agricultural crop > Production: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001."
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Produce > Crop > Production index: Crop production index shows agricultural production for each year relative to the base period 1999-2001. It includes all crops except fodder crops. Regional and income group aggregates for the FAO's production indexes are calculated from the underlying values in international dollars, normalized to the base period 1999-2001.
  • Produce > Livestock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division.
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports: Imports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops 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. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Cotton > Exports: Exports of cotton 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000: Cereal production (metric tons). Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal: Water productivity, total (constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal). Water productivity is calculated as GDP in constant prices divided by annual total water withdrawal. GDP (Gross domestic product) is the market value of all officially recognized final goods and services produced within a country in a year.
  • Arable land > Hectares per 1000: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cultivable land > Hectares: Cultivable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Workers per hectare: Workers per hectare of cropland 2000. Agricultural labor intensity, number of workers per hectare shows the labor input intensity of agricultural systems. It is calculated by WRI by dividing the number of agricultural workers by the number of hectares of arable and permanent cropland. Values vary widely among countries according to labor scarcity, production technologies, costs of energy and machinery, etc.
  • Produce > Cereal > Production: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s
  • Farm machinery > Tractors: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year.
  • Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land: Fertilizer consumption (100 grams per hectare of arable land) measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000: Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Arable and permanent cropland: Arable and permanent cropland 2000.
  • Fertilizer use > Metric tons: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis."
  • Arable land > Hectares > Per capita: Arable land (in hectares) includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Tractors per 1000: Number of tractors 2000. Number of tractors in use refers to the total number of wheeled and crawler tractors used in agriculture. Garden tractors are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops: Arable land and Permanent crops.
  • Cotton use: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million: Renewable internal freshwater resources, total (billion cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Area > Rice: Land area under Rice, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters: Renewable internal freshwater resources, total (billion cubic meters). Renewable internal freshwater resources flows refer to internal renewable resources (internal river flows and groundwater from rainfall) in the country.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data are for the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000: Land under cereal production (hectares). Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land: Farm machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people: Arable land and Permanent crops. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Value added: Agriculture, value added (% of GDP). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Produce > Meat > Production per million: Meat production in thousand metric tonnes. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops: Permanent crops in 2000.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Agricultural methane emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Cultivable land > Hectares per person: Cultivable land (hectares per person) includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June). Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares: Land under cereal production (hectares). Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food or silage, and those used for grazing, are excluded.
  • Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000: Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent). Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Imports per million: Imports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Grains > Sorghum > Consumption: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture value added per worker is a measure of agricultural productivity. Value added in agriculture measures the output of the agricultural sector (ISIC divisions 1-5) less the value of intermediate inputs. Agriculture comprises value added from forestry, hunting, and fishing as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars."
  • Produce > Cereal > Production growth: Average production of Cereals (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Cotton > Exports per million: Exports of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Production per million: Production of cotton 2003/2004, in thousand bales. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Organic cropland: Cropland under organic management (hectares 2003). Hectares under organic management refers to number of hectares of land either fully converted to organic agriculture or in the process of conversion. Definitions of organic agriculture vary between count
  • Produce > Live stock > Production index: Livestock production index includes meat and milk from all sources, dairy products such as cheese, and eggs, honey, raw silk, wool, and hides and skins."
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Produce > Rice > Yield: Yield of Rice, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Cereal > Production per million: Average production of cereals (1999-2001). Average Production of Cereals refers to the amount of cereals produced in a given country or region each year. Data are reported in thousand metric tons. Cereals include wheat, barley, maize, rye, oats, millet, s. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Arable and permanent cropland per million: Arable and permanent cropland 2000. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Area > Barley: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (billion cubic meters). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Meat > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Value added agriculture growth > Including farming: Annual growth rate for agricultural value added based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3."
  • Produce > Rice > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Permanent crops per 1000: Permanent crops in 2000. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent: Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management.
  • Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent: Methane emissions (kt of CO2 equivalent). Methane emissions are those stemming from human activities such as agriculture and from industrial methane production.
  • Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million: Nitrous oxide emissions (thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent). Nitrous oxide emissions are emissions from agricultural biomass burning, industrial activities, and livestock management. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Value added > Current US$: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Grains > Barley > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Barley > Production: Figures for 2003/2004
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth: Average production of roots and tubers (percentage change from 1986-88 to 1996-98)
  • Grains > Sorghum > Consumption per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Organic cropland per 1000: Cropland under organic management (hectares 2003). Hectares under organic management refers to number of hectares of land either fully converted to organic agriculture or in the process of conversion. Definitions of organic agriculture vary between count. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales). Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Persimmon > Production > Tonnes: Production of persimmon in the top 10 persimmon producing countries in the year 1970. Figures are in tonnes.
  • Produce > Persimmon > Production > Tonnes per 1000: Production of persimmon in the top 10 persimmon producing countries in the year 1970. Figures are in tonnes. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Barley > Production per million: Figures for 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Rice per 1000: Land area under Rice, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Produce > Rice > Yield per million: Yield of Rice, Metric tons per hectare, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Area > Barley per 1000: Land area under Barley, hectares, 2003/2004. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Cotton use per million: Domestic use of cotton 2003/2004. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Cotton > Stocks: Stocks of cotton in mid 2003 (480 lb bales)
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.
  • Produce > Root and tuber > Production: Average production of roots and tubers 1996-1998
  • Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded."
  • Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap)."
  • Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis."
  • Value added > Current LCU: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current local currency.
  • Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap)."
  • Agricultural methane emissions > % of total: Agricultural methane emissions (% of total). Agricultural methane emissions are emissions from animals, animal waste, rice production, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total: Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions (% of total). Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions are emissions produced through fertilizer use (synthetic and animal manure), animal waste management, agricultural waste burning (nonenergy, on-site), and savannah burning.
  • Cultivable land > % of land area: Cultivable land includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded."
  • Agricultural irrigated land > % of total agricultural land: Agricultural irrigated land refers to agricultural areas purposely provided with water, including land irrigated by controlled flooding."
  • Arable land > % of land area: Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.
  • Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap).
  • Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP: Agriculture, value added (current US$). Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed as a proportion of GDP for the same year
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Permanent cropland > % of land area: 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.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars.
  • Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production: Fertilizer consumption (% of fertilizer production). Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others do it on a split-year basis.
  • Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources: Annual freshwater withdrawals, total (% of internal resources). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for agriculture and industry are total withdrawals for irrigation and livestock production and for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Withdrawals for domestic uses include drinking water, municipal use or supply, and use for public services, commercial establishments, and homes. Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal: Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry (% of total freshwater withdrawal). Annual freshwater withdrawals refer to total water withdrawals, not counting evaporation losses from storage basins. Withdrawals also include water from desalination plants in countries where they are a significant source. Withdrawals can exceed 100 percent of total renewable resources where extraction from nonrenewable aquifers or desalination plants is considerable or where there is significant water reuse. Withdrawals for industry are total withdrawals for direct industrial use (including withdrawals for cooling thermoelectric plants). Data correspond to the most recent year available for 1987-2002.
  • Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports: Agricultural raw materials comprise SITC section 2 (crude materials except fuels) excluding divisions 22, 27 (crude fertilizers and minerals excluding coal, petroleum, and precious stones), and 28 (metalliferous ores and scrap).
  • Value added > Current US$ > Per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Irrigated land > % of cropland: Irrigated land refers to areas purposely provided with water, including land irrigated by controlled flooding. Cropland refers to arable land and permanent cropland.
  • Value added > Current US$ per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Agricultural land > % of land area: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded. Land under permanent crops 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. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops."
  • Value added > Constant LCU: Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3. Data are in constant local currency.
  • Value added > Annual % growth: Annual growth rate for agricultural value added based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2000 U.S. dollars. Agriculture corresponds to ISIC divisions 1-5 and includes forestry, hunting, and fishing, as well as cultivation of crops and livestock production. Value added is the net output of a sector after adding up all outputs and subtracting intermediate inputs. It is calculated without making deductions for depreciation of fabricated assets or depletion and degradation of natural resources. The origin of value added is determined by the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC), revision 3.
  • Permanent crop farmland > % of land area: Permanent crop farmland 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."
STAT Australia Japan HISTORY
Agricultural growth 75
Ranked 195th.
98
Ranked 154th. 31% more than Australia

Agricultural land > Sq. km 4.1 million sq. km
Ranked 3rd. 90 times more than Japan
45,610 sq. km
Ranked 94th.

Agricultural land > Sq. km per 1000 183.51 sq. km
Ranked 2nd. 514 times more than Japan
0.357 sq. km
Ranked 194th.

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ $34.78 billion
Ranked 13th.
$68.28 billion
Ranked 8th. 96% more than Australia

Arable land > Hectares 49.4 million hectares
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Japan
4.36 million hectares
Ranked 24th.

Arable land > Hectares per capita 2.14
Ranked 1st. 64 times more than Japan
0.0333
Ranked 172nd.

Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 1,649.7
Ranked 111th.
6,017
Ranked 15th. 4 times more than Australia

Farm workers 443,000
Ranked 98th.
1.63 million
Ranked 57th. 4 times more than Australia

Grains > Wheat > Consumption 6,200 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th. 3% more than Japan
6,040 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
Gross value added 34.92 billion
Ranked 18th.
69.24 billion
Ranked 7th. 98% more than Australia

Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons 43.37 million
Ranked 14th. 5 times more than Japan
9.6 million
Ranked 35th.

Produce > Cereal > Cereal yield > Kg per hectare 2,232.79
Ranked 107th.
5,019.85
Ranked 30th. 2 times more than Australia

Produce > Food > Production index 91.9%
Ranked 172nd.
97.7%
Ranked 157th. 6% more than Australia

Products wheat, barley, sugarcane, fruits; cattle, sheep, poultry rice, sugar beets, vegetables, fruit; pork, poultry, dairy products, eggs; fish
Value 12.96 billion
Ranked 21st.
79.43 billion
Ranked 5th. 6 times more than Australia

Agricultural growth per capita 69 Int. $
Ranked 193th.
97 Int. $
Ranked 112th. 41% more than Australia

Fertilizer use 45.5 kg
Ranked 73th.
301 kg
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Australia
Agricultural machinery > Tractors 315,000
Ranked 20th.
2.03 million
Ranked 3rd. 6 times more than Australia

Gross value added per capita 1,539.54
Ranked 4th. 3 times more than Japan
542.82
Ranked 53th.

Tractors 315,000
Ranked 19th.
2.03 million
Ranked 2nd. 6 times more than Australia
Produce > Food > Production 76
Ranked 180th.
99
Ranked 137th. 30% more than Australia

Produce > Cotton > Production 1,300
Ranked 9th.
0.0
Ranked 81st.
Produce > Meat > Production 3,335 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th. 8% more than Japan
3,081 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
Agricultural machinery > Tractors > Per capita 15.85 per 1,000 people
Ranked 24th.
15.88 per 1,000 people
Ranked 23th. About the same as Australia

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 2.28 million metric tons
Ranked 10th. 78% more than Japan
1.28 million metric tons
Ranked 22nd.

Produce > Agricultural crop > Production 65
Ranked 180th.
96
Ranked 145th. 48% more than Australia

Agriculture, value added > Current US$ per capita $1,533.12
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than Japan
$534.24
Ranked 30th.

Produce > Crop > Production index 87%
Ranked 171st.
95.4%
Ranked 154th. 10% more than Australia

Produce > Livestock > Production index 93.3%
Ranked 170th.
99.7%
Ranked 139th. 7% more than Australia

Rural population 4,104
Ranked 206th.
15,225
Ranked 173th. 4 times more than Australia

Produce > Cotton > Imports 0.0
Ranked 101st.
925 thousand bales
Ranked 13th.
Agricultural land > Sq. km > Per capita 208.21 per 1,000 people
Ranked 2nd. 570 times more than Japan
0.365 per 1,000 people
Ranked 186th.

Cotton > Exports 1,700 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd.
0.0
Ranked 80th.
Produce > Cereal > Cereal production > Metric tons per 1000 1,912.03
Ranked 1st. 25 times more than Japan
75.25
Ranked 125th.

Water productivity, total > Constant 2000 US$ GDP per cubic meter of total freshwater withdrawal $36.24
Ranked 56th.
$51.33
Ranked 43th. 42% more than Australia

Arable land > Hectares per 1000 2,422.28 hectares
Ranked 1st. 71 times more than Japan
34.12 hectares
Ranked 65th.

Cultivable land > Hectares 44.18 million
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than Japan
4.33 million
Ranked 48th.

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 100 hectares of arable land 66.68
Ranked 104th.
4,612.24
Ranked 2nd. 69 times more than Australia

Fertilizer > Consumption > 100 grams per hectare of arable land 476.91 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 96th.
2,906.29 100 g/ha of arable land
Ranked 23th. 6 times more than Australia

Grains > Wheat > Consumption per million 308.04 thousand metric tons
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than Japan
47.28 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
Workers per hectare 0.05
Ranked 144th.
0.6
Ranked 63th. 12 times more than Australia
Produce > Cereal > Production 120 thousand metric tons
Ranked 49th. 26% more than Japan
95 thousand metric tons
Ranked 112th.
Farm machinery > Tractors 315,000
Ranked 19th. 45 times more than Japan
6,978
Ranked 44th.
Fertilizer use > Kg per ha of arable land 41.27
Ranked 87th.
344.57
Ranked 19th. 8 times more than Australia

Agricultural machinery > Tractors per 1000 15.83
Ranked 23th.
15.88
Ranked 22nd. About the same as Australia

Value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ 32,346.39 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 15th.
36,289.23 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 11th. 12% more than Australia

Arable and permanent cropland 50,600 thousand hectares
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than Japan
4,830 thousand hectares
Ranked 44th.
Fertilizer use > Metric tons 1.9 million
Ranked 11th. 8% more than Japan
1.76 million
Ranked 16th.

Arable land > Hectares > Per capita 2,430.12 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 1st. 71 times more than Japan
34.12 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 65th.

Tractors per 1000 16.45
Ranked 22nd. 3% more than Japan
15.98
Ranked 23th.
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops 44.53 million ha
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than Japan
4.65 million ha
Ranked 50th.

Cotton use 115 thousand bales
Ranked 44th.
950 thousand bales
Ranked 15th. 8 times more than Australia
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters per million 22.04
Ranked 30th. 7 times more than Japan
3.36
Ranked 82nd.

Grains > Barley > Consumption 3,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th. 88% more than Japan
1,600 thousand metric tons
Ranked 11th.
Area > Rice 70,000
Ranked 22nd.
1.67 million
Ranked 13th. 24 times more than Australia
Renewable internal freshwater resources, total > Billion cubic meters 492
Ranked 17th. 14% more than Japan
430
Ranked 20th.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters 22.58
Ranked 32nd.
90.04
Ranked 8th. 4 times more than Australia

Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares per 1000 856.34
Ranked 2nd. 57 times more than Japan
14.99
Ranked 145th.

Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 2,943.54
Ranked 3rd. 13 times more than Japan
231.82
Ranked 99th.

Farm machinery > Tractors per 100 sq. km of arable land 71.3
Ranked 104th. 6 times more than Japan
12.33
Ranked 93th.
Land > Arable land and Permanent crops per thousand people 2,118.87 ha
Ranked 1st. 58 times more than Japan
36.39 ha
Ranked 175th.

Value added 3.54
Ranked 15th. 3 times more than Japan
1.36
Ranked 20th.
Produce > Meat > Production per million 171.79 thousand metric tons
Ranked 6th. 7 times more than Japan
24.23 thousand metric tons
Ranked 69th.
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000 116 metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Japan
10.07 metric tons
Ranked 86th.

Permanent crops 296,000 hectares
Ranked 63th.
356,000 hectares
Ranked 54th. 20% more than Australia
Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 30.34$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 129th. 78% more than Japan
17.07$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 146th.

Agricultural methane emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 64,950.2
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than Japan
29,545.4
Ranked 21st.

Cultivable land > Hectares per person 2.1
Ranked 1st. 70 times more than Japan
0.03
Ranked 164th.

Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita 116.06 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 3rd. 12 times more than Japan
10.07 metric tons per 1,000 p
Ranked 85th.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 701.92$ per capita
Ranked 5th. 14% more than Japan
616.92$ per capita
Ranked 9th.

Produce > Cereal > Land under cereal production > Hectares 19.42 million
Ranked 7th. 10 times more than Japan
1.91 million
Ranked 52nd.

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent per 1000 5.55
Ranked 7th. 18 times more than Japan
0.316
Ranked 134th.

Produce > Cotton > Imports per million 0.0
Ranked 100th.
7.24 thousand bales
Ranked 29th.
Grains > Sorghum > Consumption 1,700 thousand metric tons
Ranked 8th. 13% more than Japan
1,500 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th.
Agriculture value added per worker > Constant 2000 US$ $29,257.40
Ranked 13th.
$45,519.62
Ranked 5th. 56% more than Australia

Produce > Cereal > Production growth 48%
Ranked 24th.
-12%
Ranked 124th.
Cotton > Exports per million 84.46 thousand bales
Ranked 5th.
0.0
Ranked 79th.
Produce > Cotton > Production per million 64.59
Ranked 7th.
0.0
Ranked 81st.
Produce > Rice > Production 358 thousand metric tons
Ranked 16th.
7,100 thousand metric tons
Ranked 10th. 20 times more than Australia
Rural population per thousand people 0.273
Ranked 193th. 78% more than Japan
0.153
Ranked 201st.

Organic cropland 10.5 million hectares
Ranked 1st. 2066 times more than Japan
5,083 hectares
Ranked 53th.
Produce > Live stock > Production index 88
Ranked 174th.
100
Ranked 137th. 14% more than Australia

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 1,896.77
Ranked 4th. 32 times more than Japan
58.83
Ranked 126th.

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 41,852.8
Ranked 8th. 6 times more than Japan
7,497.9
Ranked 46th.

Produce > Rice > Yield 8.22
Ranked 2nd. 41% more than Japan
5.85
Ranked 11th.
Produce > Cereal > Production per million 6.18 thousand metric tons
Ranked 96th. 8 times more than Japan
0.747 thousand metric tons
Ranked 140th.
Arable and permanent cropland per million 2,641.88 thousand hectares
Ranked 1st. 69 times more than Japan
38.07 thousand hectares
Ranked 142nd.
Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 989.97$ per capita
Ranked 3rd. 62% more than Japan
612.67$ per capita
Ranked 14th.

Area > Barley 4.4 million
Ranked 4th. 6519 times more than Japan
675
Ranked 23th.
Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares 19.52 million hectares
Ranked 5th. 10 times more than Japan
2.02 million hectares
Ranked 48th.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > Billion cubic meters per million 1.01
Ranked 18th. 44% more than Japan
0.704
Ranked 37th.

Produce > Meat > Production growth 31%
Ranked 70th.
-20%
Ranked 141st.
Value added agriculture growth > Including farming 6.88
Ranked 31st. 39% more than Japan
4.94
Ranked 43th.

Produce > Rice > Production per million 17.79 thousand metric tons
Ranked 15th.
55.57 thousand metric tons
Ranked 10th. 3 times more than Australia
Permanent crops per 1000 15.45 hectares
Ranked 100th. 6 times more than Japan
2.81 hectares
Ranked 152nd.
Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent 51,461.8
Ranked 11th. Twice as much as Japan
25,739.5
Ranked 26th.

Methane emissions > Kt of CO2 equivalent 122,548.9
Ranked 9th. 3 times more than Japan
40,261.8
Ranked 38th.

Nitrous oxide emissions > Thousand metric tons of CO2 equivalent per million 2,332.25
Ranked 4th. 12 times more than Japan
201.96
Ranked 114th.

Value added > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 30.34$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 129th. 78% more than Japan
17.07$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 146th.

Value added > Current US$ 19.89 billion$
Ranked 16th.
78.28 billion$
Ranked 4th. 4 times more than Australia

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ > Per capita 701.92 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 5th. 14% more than Japan
616.92 constant 2000 US$ per c
Ranked 9th.

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares > Per capita 960.04 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Japan
15.81 hectares per 1,000 peop
Ranked 141st.

Produce > Land under cereal > Production > Hectares per 1000 956.94 hectares
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Japan
15.81 hectares
Ranked 140th.

Grains > Barley > Consumption per million 149.05 thousand metric tons
Ranked 5th. 12 times more than Japan
12.52 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
Produce > Barley > Production 7,000 thousand metric tons
Ranked 4th. 28 times more than Japan
250 thousand metric tons
Ranked 13th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production growth 27%
Ranked 49th.
-17%
Ranked 131st.
Grains > Sorghum > Consumption per million 84.46 thousand metric tons
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than Japan
11.74 thousand metric tons
Ranked 9th.
Organic cropland per 1000 527.76 hectares
Ranked 1st. 13261 times more than Japan
0.0398 hectares
Ranked 64th.
Produce > Cotton > Stocks per million 61.87 thousand bales
Ranked 2nd. 34 times more than Japan
1.84 thousand bales
Ranked 52nd.
Produce > Persimmon > Production > Tonnes 650 tonnes
Ranked 9th.
230,000 tonnes
Ranked 3rd. 354 times more than Australia

Produce > Persimmon > Production > Tonnes per 1000 0.0319 tonnes
Ranked 8th.
1.8 tonnes
Ranked 3rd. 56 times more than Australia

Produce > Barley > Production per million 347.78 thousand metric tons
Ranked 2nd. 178 times more than Japan
1.96 thousand metric tons
Ranked 12th.
Area > Rice per 1000 3.48
Ranked 19th.
13.07
Ranked 14th. 4 times more than Australia
Produce > Rice > Yield per million 0.408
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than Japan
0.0458
Ranked 11th.
Area > Barley per 1000 218.61
Ranked 1st. 41377 times more than Japan
0.00528
Ranked 23th.
Cotton use per million 5.71 thousand bales
Ranked 50th.
7.44 thousand bales
Ranked 40th. 30% more than Australia
Produce > Cotton > Stocks 1,231 thousand bales
Ranked 6th. 5 times more than Japan
235 thousand bales
Ranked 20th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production per million 69.69 thousand metric tons
Ranked 75th. 78% more than Japan
39.06 thousand metric tons
Ranked 94th.
Produce > Root and tuber > Production 1,304 thousand metric tons
Ranked 52nd.
4,937 thousand metric tons
Ranked 21st. 4 times more than Australia
Produce > Land used for cereal > Production > Hectares 20.32 million
Ranked 6th. 10 times more than Japan
2.02 million
Ranked 43th.

Produce > Imports as % of merchandise > Imports 0.69%
Ranked 97th.
1.44%
Ranked 32nd. 2 times more than Australia

Fertilizer use > % of fertilizer > Production 197.33%
Ranked 24th. 13% more than Japan
174.58%
Ranked 27th.

Value added > Current LCU 27047000000 8468900000000
Exports > Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 2%
Ranked 41st. 3 times more than Japan
0.67%
Ranked 78th.

Agricultural methane emissions > % of total 53%
Ranked 48th.
73.38%
Ranked 16th. 38% more than Australia

Agricultural nitrous oxide emissions > % of total 81.33%
Ranked 30th. 3 times more than Japan
29.13%
Ranked 126th.

Cultivable land > % of land area 5.75%
Ranked 131st.
11.87%
Ranked 92nd. 2 times more than Australia

Agricultural irrigated land > % of total agricultural land 0.59%
Ranked 37th.
35.89%
Ranked 1st. 61 times more than Australia

Arable land > % of land area 6.43% of land area
Ranked 61st.
11.96% of land area
Ranked 48th. 86% more than Australia

Agricultural raw materials > Exports > % of merchandise > Exports 3.46%
Ranked 31st. 7 times more than Japan
0.52%
Ranked 83th.

Agriculture, value added > Current US$, % of GDP 2.29%
Ranked 100th. 97% more than Japan
1.16%
Ranked 125th.

Annual freshwater withdrawals, agriculture > % of total freshwater withdrawal 73.78%
Ranked 67th. 17% more than Japan
63.13%
Ranked 84th.

Annual freshwater withdrawals, domestic > % of total freshwater withdrawal 15.59%
Ranked 101st.
19.32%
Ranked 86th. 24% more than Australia

Permanent cropland > % of land area 0.04% of land area
Ranked 68th.
0.91% of land area
Ranked 44th. 23 times more than Australia

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ 14.1 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 20th.
78.82 billion constant 2000 US$
Ranked 4th. 6 times more than Australia

Fertilizer consumption > % of fertilizer production 282.42%
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than Japan
123.56%
Ranked 35th.

Livestock > Annual freshwater withdrawals, total > % of internal resources 4.59%
Ranked 107th.
20.94%
Ranked 55th. 5 times more than Australia

Annual freshwater withdrawals, industry > % of total freshwater withdrawal 10.63%
Ranked 83th.
17.55%
Ranked 63th. 65% more than Australia

Produce > Agricultural raw materials > Imports > % of merchandise imports 0.9%
Ranked 91st.
1.99%
Ranked 23th. 2 times more than Australia

Value added > Current US$ > Per capita 989.97$ per capita
Ranked 3rd. 62% more than Japan
612.67$ per capita
Ranked 14th.

Irrigated land > % of cropland 5.35%
Ranked 96th.
54.73%
Ranked 16th. 10 times more than Australia

Value added > Current US$ per capita 988.23$
Ranked 3rd. 61% more than Japan
612.68$
Ranked 14th.

Value added > Constant 2000 US$ per capita 700.69 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 6th. 14% more than Japan
616.93 constant 2000 US$
Ranked 9th.

Agricultural land > % of land area 55.38%
Ranked 54th. 4 times more than Japan
12.76%
Ranked 164th.

Value added > Constant LCU 24324900000 8494100000000
Value added > Annual % growth -6.1%
Ranked 147th. 3 times more than Japan
-2.16%
Ranked 138th.

Permanent crop farmland > % of land area 0.05%
Ranked 169th.
0.89%
Ranked 108th. 18 times more than Australia

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