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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 Niger 0.905 2011
2 Mali 0.476 2011
3 Central African Republic 0.406 2011
4 Chad 0.406 2011
5 Togo 0.388 2011
6 Sudan 0.364 2011
7 Namibia 0.361 2011
8 Burkina Faso 0.356 2011
9 Zimbabwe 0.307 2011
10 Cameroon 0.293 2011
11 Senegal 0.289 2011
12 Benin 0.264 2011
13 The Gambia 0.259 2011
14 Guinea 0.255 2011
15 Tanzania 0.25 2011
16 Zambia 0.249 2011
17 South Africa 0.238 2011
18 Malawi 0.233 2011
19 Nigeria 0.219 2011
20 Mozambique 0.212 2011
21 Gabon 0.204 2011
22 Angola 0.203 2011
23 Ghana 0.193 2011
24 Uganda 0.192 2011
25 Sierra Leone 0.188 2011
26 Guinea-Bissau 0.185 2011
27 Equatorial Guinea 0.182 2011
28 Ethiopia 0.163 2011
29 Madagascar 0.161 2011
30 Lesotho 0.152 2011
31 Cote d'Ivoire 0.15 2011
32 Swaziland 0.144 2011
33 Kenya 0.131 2011
34 Botswana 0.13 2011
35 Mauritania 0.122 2011
36 Republic of the Congo 0.118 2011
37 Comoros 0.117 2011
38 Eritrea 0.116 2011
39 Somalia 0.111 2011
40 Liberia 0.11 2011
41 Rwanda 0.109 2011
42 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.106 2011
43 Burundi 0.0964 2011
44 Cape Verde 0.0958 2011
45 Mauritius 0.0607 2011
46 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0475 2011
47 Seychelles 0.0114 2011
48 Djibouti 0.00236 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares-per-capita

Sub-Saharan Africa 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.
  • Estonia ranked first for arable land > hectares per capita amongst Tourist destinations in 2011.
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