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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita

DEFINITION: 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Australia 2.14 2011
2 Kazakhstan 1.45 2011
3 Canada 1.25 2011
4 Argentina 0.934 2011
5 Niger 0.905 2011
6 Russia 0.85 2011
7 Paraguay 0.593 2011
8 Uruguay 0.534 2011
9 Guyana 0.531 2011
10 Mali 0.476 2011
11 Finland 0.417 2011
12 Central African Republic 0.406 2011
13 Chad 0.406 2011
14 Iceland 0.386 2011
15 Turkmenistan 0.372 2011
16 Bolivia 0.372 2011
17 Sudan 0.364 2011
18 Namibia 0.361 2011
19 Libya 0.287 2011
20 Zambia 0.249 2011
21 Belize 0.237 2011
22 Mongolia 0.222 2011
23 Gabon 0.204 2011
24 Angola 0.203 2011
25 Algeria 0.199 2011
26 Norway 0.165 2011
27 Bhutan 0.131 2011
28 Botswana 0.13 2011
29 Mauritania 0.122 2011
30 Republic of the Congo 0.118 2011
31 Saudi Arabia 0.112 2011
32 Suriname 0.111 2011
33 Somalia 0.111 2011
34 New Zealand 0.107 2011
35 Papua New Guinea 0.0428 2011
36 Solomon Islands 0.0335 2011
37 New Caledonia 0.0276 2011
38 Greenland 0.0158 2011
39 Oman 0.0106 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares-per-capita

Sparsely populated countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita

  • Australia has had the highest arable land > hectares per capita since 1964.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares per capita since 1981.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Europe in 2011.
  • Canada ranked second for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Christian countries in 2011.
  • Argentina ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Catholic countries in 2011.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Muslim countries in 2011.
  • United States ranked second for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2011.
  • Niger ranked second for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Hot countries in 2011.
  • Lithuania ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst European Union in 2011.
  • India ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Densely populated countries in 2011.
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