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High income OECD 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 174.45 million hectares 2005
2 Australia 49.4 million hectares 2005
3 Canada 45.66 million hectares 2003
4 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
5 Spain 13.7 million hectares 2005
6 Poland 12.14 million hectares 2005
7 Germany 11.9 million hectares 2005
8 Italy 7.74 million hectares 2005
9 United Kingdom 5.73 million hectares 2005
10 Japan 4.36 million hectares 2005
11 Czech Republic 3.05 million hectares 2005
12 Sweden 2.7 million hectares 2005
13 Greece 2.63 million hectares 2005
14 Denmark 2.24 million hectares 2005
15 Finland 2.23 million hectares 2005
16 Chile 1.98 million hectares 2003
17 South Korea 1.64 million hectares 2005
18 Portugal 1.53 million hectares 2005
19 New Zealand 1.5 million hectares 2003
20 Slovakia 1.39 million hectares 2005
21 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
22 Ireland 1.22 million hectares 2005
23 Netherlands 908,000 hectares 2005
24 Norway 859,000 hectares 2005
25 Belgium 844,000 hectares 2005
26 Estonia 591,000 hectares 2005
27 Switzerland 410,000 hectares 2005
28 Israel 317,000 hectares 2005
29 Slovenia 176,000 hectares 2005
30 Luxembourg 60,000 hectares 2005
31 Iceland 7,000 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/High-income-OECD-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

High income OECD countries 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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