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Christian countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 174.45 million hectares 2005
2 Russia 121.78 million hectares 2005
3 Brazil 59 million hectares 2003
4 Australia 49.4 million hectares 2005
5 Canada 45.66 million hectares 2003
6 Ukraine 32.45 million hectares 2005
7 Nigeria 30.5 million hectares 2003
8 Argentina 27.9 million hectares 2003
9 Mexico 24.8 million hectares 2003
10 Kazakhstan 22.36 million hectares 2005
11 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
12 South Africa 14.75 million hectares 2003
13 Spain 13.7 million hectares 2005
14 Poland 12.14 million hectares 2005
15 Germany 11.9 million hectares 2005
16 Ethiopia 11.06 million hectares 2003
17 Romania 9.29 million hectares 2005
18 Italy 7.74 million hectares 2005
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.7 million hectares 2003
20 Cameroon 5.96 million hectares 2003
21 United Kingdom 5.73 million hectares 2005
22 Philippines 5.7 million hectares 2003
23 Belarus 5.46 million hectares 2005
24 Zambia 5.26 million hectares 2003
25 Uganda 5.2 million hectares 2003
26 Kenya 4.65 million hectares 2003
27 Hungary 4.6 million hectares 2005
28 Mozambique 4.35 million hectares 2003
29 Ghana 4.18 million hectares 2003
30 Tanzania 4 million hectares 2003
31 Peru 3.7 million hectares 2003
32 Angola 3.3 million hectares 2003
33 Zimbabwe 3.22 million hectares 2003
34 Bulgaria 3.17 million hectares 2005
35 Cuba 3.06 million hectares 2003
36 Bolivia 3.05 million hectares 2003
37 Paraguay 3.04 million hectares 2003
38 Sweden 2.7 million hectares 2005
39 Greece 2.63 million hectares 2005
40 Venezuela 2.6 million hectares 2003
41 Malawi 2.45 million hectares 2003
42 Denmark 2.24 million hectares 2005
43 Finland 2.23 million hectares 2005
44 Colombia 2 million hectares 2005
45 Chile 1.98 million hectares 2003
46 Central African Republic 1.93 million hectares 2003
47 Nicaragua 1.93 million hectares 2003
48 Lithuania 1.91 million hectares 2005
49 Moldova 1.85 million hectares 2005
50 Portugal 1.53 million hectares 2005
51 New Zealand 1.5 million hectares 2003
52 Guatemala 1.44 million hectares 2003
53 Slovakia 1.39 million hectares 2005
54 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
55 Uruguay 1.37 million hectares 2003
56 Ecuador 1.35 million hectares 2005
57 Ireland 1.22 million hectares 2005
58 Rwanda 1.2 million hectares 2003
59 Croatia 1.11 million hectares 2005
60 Dominican Republic 1.1 million hectares 2003
61 Latvia 1.09 million hectares 2005
62 Honduras 1.07 million hectares 2003
63 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,000,000 hectares 2005
64 Burundi 990,000 hectares 2003
65 Netherlands 908,000 hectares 2005
66 Norway 859,000 hectares 2005
67 Belgium 844,000 hectares 2005
68 Namibia 815,000 hectares 2003
69 Georgia 802,000 hectares 2005
70 Haiti 780,000 hectares 2003
71 El Salvador 660,000 hectares 2003
72 Eritrea 562,000 hectares 2003
73 Panama 548,000 hectares 2003
74 Armenia 495,000 hectares 2005
75 Guyana 480,000 hectares 2003
76 Switzerland 410,000 hectares 2005
77 Liberia 382,000 hectares 2003
78 Botswana 377,000 hectares 2003
79 Lesotho 330,000 hectares 2003
80 Gabon 325,000 hectares 2003
=81 Costa Rica 225,000 hectares 2003
=81 Papua New Guinea 225,000 hectares 2003
83 Fiji 200,000 hectares 2003
84 Swaziland 178,000 hectares 2003
85 Slovenia 176,000 hectares 2005
86 Jamaica 174,000 hectares 2003
87 Equatorial Guinea 130,000 hectares 2003
88 East Timor 122,000 hectares 2003
89 Cyprus 100,000 hectares 2005
90 Trinidad and Tobago 75,000 hectares 2003
91 Puerto Rico 71,000 hectares 2005
92 Belize 70,000 hectares 2003
93 Luxembourg 60,000 hectares 2005
94 Suriname 58,000 hectares 2003
95 Cape Verde 46,000 hectares 2003
96 Barbados 16,000 hectares 2003
97 Tonga 15,000 hectares 2003
98 Malta 9,000 hectares 2005
=99 The Bahamas 8,000 hectares 2003
=99 Antigua and Barbuda 8,000 hectares 2003
101 Iceland 7,000 hectares 2005
102 Dominica 5,000 hectares 2003
=103 Liechtenstein 4,000 hectares 2005
=103 Palau 4,000 hectares 2003
=103 Federated States of Micronesia 4,000 hectares 2003
106 Faroe Islands 3,000 hectares 2003
=107 American Samoa 2,000 hectares 2003
=107 Aruba 2,000 hectares 2003
=107 Grenada 2,000 hectares 2003
=110 Andorra 1,000 hectares 2003
=110 San Marino 1,000 hectares 2003
=110 Bermuda 1,000 hectares 2003
=110 Cayman Islands 1,000 hectares 2003
=110 Seychelles 1,000 hectares 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Christian-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares since 1989.
  • France ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • India has ranked #2 in arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Australia ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked third for arable land > hectares amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for arable land > hectares amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
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