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East Asia and Pacific 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 China 103.4 million hectares 2003
2 Australia 49.4 million hectares 2005
3 Indonesia 23 million hectares 2005
4 Thailand 14.13 million hectares 2003
5 Burma 10.09 million hectares 2003
6 Vietnam 6.6 million hectares 2005
7 Philippines 5.7 million hectares 2003
8 Japan 4.36 million hectares 2005
9 Cambodia 3.7 million hectares 2005
10 North Korea 2.8 million hectares 2005
11 Malaysia 1.8 million hectares 2003
12 South Korea 1.64 million hectares 2005
13 New Zealand 1.5 million hectares 2003
14 Mongolia 1.2 million hectares 2003
15 Laos 1,000,000 hectares 2005
16 Papua New Guinea 225,000 hectares 2003
17 Fiji 200,000 hectares 2003
18 East Timor 122,000 hectares 2003
19 Samoa 60,000 hectares 2003
20 Vanuatu 20,000 hectares 2003
21 Solomon Islands 18,000 hectares 2003
22 Tonga 15,000 hectares 2003
23 Brunei 14,000 hectares 2005
=24 Palau 4,000 hectares 2003
=24 Federated States of Micronesia 4,000 hectares 2003
=26 Kiribati 2,000 hectares 2003
=26 Marshall Islands 2,000 hectares 2005
28 Singapore 600 hectares 2005

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/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

East Asia and Pacific Compared by 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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