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Non-religious 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 China 103.4 million hectares 2003
2 Australia 49.4 million hectares 2005
3 Canada 45.66 million hectares 2003
4 Turkey 23.83 million hectares 2005
5 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
6 Vietnam 6.6 million hectares 2005
7 Japan 4.36 million hectares 2005
8 Czech Republic 3.05 million hectares 2005
9 Sweden 2.7 million hectares 2005
10 Azerbaijan 1.84 million hectares 2005
11 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
12 Netherlands 908,000 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/Non--religious-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Non-religious 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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