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failed states 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 Nigeria 30.5 million hectares 2003
2 Pakistan 21.27 million hectares 2005
3 Sudan 17 million hectares 2003
4 Afghanistan 7.91 million hectares 2003
5 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.7 million hectares 2003
6 Iraq 5.75 million hectares 2003
7 Chad 3.6 million hectares 2003
8 Cote d'Ivoire 3.3 million hectares 2003
9 Zimbabwe 3.22 million hectares 2003
10 Central African Republic 1.93 million hectares 2003
11 Yemen 1.54 million hectares 2003
12 Guinea 1.1 million hectares 2003
13 Somalia 1.04 million hectares 2003
14 Haiti 780,000 hectares 2003
15 Guinea-Bissau 300,000 hectares 2003

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/failed-states/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

failed states 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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