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Agriculture > Arable land > % of land area: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Arable land 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 Bangladesh 61.11% of land area 2005
2 Moldova 56.22% of land area 2005
3 Ukraine 56.01% of land area 2005
4 India 53.7% of land area 2005
5 Denmark 52.72% of land area 2005
6 Hungary 51.33% of land area 2005
7 Mauritius 49.26% of land area 2005
8 Rwanda 48.64% of land area 2003
9 Togo 46.15% of land area 2003
10 Romania 40.39% of land area 2005
11 Poland 39.63% of land area 2005
12 Czech Republic 39.44% of land area 2005
13 Burundi 38.55% of land area 2003
14 Barbados 37.21% of land area 2003
South Asia average (profile) 36.45% of land area 2005
15 Comoros 35.87% of land area 2003
16 Serbia and Montenegro 34.36% of land area 2005
17 Germany 34.13% of land area 2005
18 France 33.64% of land area 2005
19 Nigeria 33.49% of land area 2003
20 El Salvador 31.85% of land area 2003
21 The Gambia 31.5% of land area 2003
22 Turkey 30.96% of land area 2005
23 Lithuania 30.41% of land area 2005
24 Bulgaria 29.21% of land area 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 29.15% of land area 2005
25 Slovakia 28.92% of land area 2005
26 Haiti 28.3% of land area 2003
27 Malta 28.12% of land area 2005
28 Belgium 27.92% of land area 2005
29 Cuba 27.89% of land area 2003
30 Thailand 27.66% of land area 2003
31 Pakistan 27.6% of land area 2005
32 Spain 27.44% of land area 2005
33 Netherlands 26.8% of land area 2005
34 Syria 26.52% of land area 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 26.43% of land area 2005
35 Uganda 26.38% of land area 2003
36 Italy 26.33% of land area 2005
37 Belarus 26.29% of land area 2005
38 Malawi 26.04% of land area 2003
European Union average (profile) 25.7% of land area 2005
39 Liechtenstein 25% of land area 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 24.8% of land area 2005
Europe average (profile) 24.45% of land area 2005
40 Benin 23.96% of land area 2003
41 United Kingdom 23.68% of land area 2005
42 North Korea 23.25% of land area 2005
43 Luxembourg 23.17% of land area 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 22.85% of land area 2005
44 Dominican Republic 22.65% of land area 2003
45 Azerbaijan 22.3% of land area 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 21.47% of land area 2005
46 Vietnam 21.29% of land area 2005
47 Samoa 21.2% of land area 2003
48 Albania 21.09% of land area 2005
49 Cambodia 20.96% of land area 2005
50 Tonga 20.83% of land area 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 20.81% of land area 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 20.49% of land area 2005
51 Greece 20.38% of land area 2005
52 Bermuda 20% of land area 2003
53 Croatia 19.85% of land area 2005
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.53% of land area 2005
55 Saint Kitts and Nevis 19.44% of land area 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 19.34% of land area 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19.28% of land area 2003
56 Philippines 19.12% of land area 2003
57 United States 19.04% of land area 2005
58 Morocco 19.01% of land area 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 18.89% of land area 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 18.46% of land area 2003
59 Ghana 18.39% of land area 2003
60 Antigua and Barbuda 18.18% of land area 2003
61 Tunisia 17.96% of land area 2003
62 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.95% of land area 2003
63 Burkina Faso 17.69% of land area 2003
64 Ireland 17.64% of land area 2005
65 Armenia 17.55% of land area 2005
66 Latvia 17.53% of land area 2005
67 Austria 16.82% of land area 2005
68 Portugal 16.77% of land area 2005
69 San Marino 16.67% of land area 2003
70 Lebanon 16.62% of land area 2003
71 South Korea 16.56% of land area 2005
72 Nepal 16.48% of land area 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 16.25% of land area 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.25% of land area 2003
73 Jamaica 16.07% of land area 2003
74 Nicaragua 15.86% of land area 2003
Christian countries average (profile) 15.67% of land area 2003
75 Burma 15.35% of land area 2003
Tourist destinations average (profile) 15.13% of land area 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 14.78% of land area 2003
76 Israel 14.65% of land area 2005
77 Trinidad and Tobago 14.62% of land area 2003
78 Sri Lanka 14.17% of land area 2003
79 Estonia 13.94% of land area 2005
80 Maldives 13.33% of land area 2003
81 Guatemala 13.28% of land area 2003
82 Iraq 13.15% of land area 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 13.05% of land area 2003
83 Mexico 12.99% of land area 2003
84 Cameroon 12.81% of land area 2003
85 Senegal 12.78% of land area 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 12.75% of land area 2003
86 Indonesia 12.7% of land area 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.18% of land area 2003
87 South Africa 12.15% of land area 2003
88 Afghanistan 12.13% of land area 2003
89 Japan 11.96% of land area 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 11.86% of land area 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 11.75% of land area 2003
90 Georgia 11.54% of land area 2005
91 Niger 11.43% of land area 2003
92 Cape Verde 11.41% of land area 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 11.35% of land area 2003
failed states average (profile) 11.3% of land area 2003
93 Marshall Islands 11.11% of land area 2005
94 China 11.09% of land area 2003
95 Ethiopia 11.06% of land area 2003
96 Uzbekistan 11.05% of land area 2003
97 Fiji 10.95% of land area 2003
98 Lesotho 10.87% of land area 2003
99 Cyprus 10.82% of land area 2005
100 Guinea-Bissau 10.67% of land area 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 10.66% of land area 2003
101 Aruba 10.53% of land area 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 10.41% of land area 2003
102 Cote d'Ivoire 10.38% of land area 2003
103 Swaziland 10.35% of land area 2003
104 Switzerland 10.25% of land area 2005
105 Argentina 10.19% of land area 2003
106 American Samoa 10% of land area 2003
107 Netherlands Antilles 10% of land area 2003
108 Iran 9.84% of land area 2005
109 Honduras 9.55% of land area 2003
110 Slovenia 8.74% of land area 2005
111 Palau 8.7% of land area 2003
112 Sao Tome and Principe 8.33% of land area 2003
113 Zimbabwe 8.32% of land area 2003
114 Kazakhstan 8.28% of land area 2005
115 East Timor 8.2% of land area 2003
116 Kenya 8.17% of land area 2003
117 Puerto Rico 8% of land area 2005
118 Sierra Leone 7.96% of land area 2003
119 Uruguay 7.83% of land area 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.67% of land area 2003
120 Paraguay 7.65% of land area 2003
121 Russia 7.43% of land area 2005
122 Panama 7.36% of land area 2003
123 Finland 7.33% of land area 2005
124 Sudan 7.15% of land area 2003
125 Zambia 7.08% of land area 2003
126 Brazil 6.97% of land area 2003
127 Kyrgyzstan 6.69% of land area 2005
128 Dominica 6.67% of land area 2003
129 Tajikistan 6.64% of land area 2003
130 Sweden 6.59% of land area 2005
131 Saint Lucia 6.56% of land area 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 6.53% of land area 2003
132 Australia 6.43% of land area 2005
133 Grenada 5.88% of land area 2003
134 Virgin Islands 5.71% of land area 2003
135 Federated States of Micronesia 5.71% of land area 2003
136 New Zealand 5.6% of land area 2003
137 Eritrea 5.56% of land area 2003
138 Mozambique 5.55% of land area 2003
139 Malaysia 5.48% of land area 2003
140 Madagascar 5.07% of land area 2003
141 Canada 5.02% of land area 2003
142 Ecuador 4.87% of land area 2005
143 Turkmenistan 4.68% of land area 2003
144 Equatorial Guinea 4.63% of land area 2003
145 Tanzania 4.53% of land area 2003
146 Guinea 4.48% of land area 2003
147 Costa Rica 4.41% of land area 2003
148 Laos 4.33% of land area 2005
149 Liberia 3.97% of land area 2003
150 Mali 3.93% of land area 2005
151 Cayman Islands 3.85% of land area 2003
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 3.69% of land area 2003
152 Guam 3.64% of land area 2003
153 Bhutan 3.38% of land area 2005
154 Algeria 3.17% of land area 2003
155 Central African Republic 3.1% of land area 2003
156 Belize 3.07% of land area 2003
157 Egypt 3.01% of land area 2005
158 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.96% of land area 2003
159 Venezuela 2.95% of land area 2003
160 Yemen 2.91% of land area 2003
161 Peru 2.89% of land area 2003
162 Chad 2.86% of land area 2003
163 Norway 2.82% of land area 2005
164 Bahrain 2.82% of land area 2005
165 Bolivia 2.81% of land area 2003
166 Kiribati 2.74% of land area 2003
167 Brunei 2.66% of land area 2005
168 Angola 2.65% of land area 2003
169 Chile 2.65% of land area 2003
170 Guyana 2.44% of land area 2003
171 Seychelles 2.17% of land area 2003
172 Andorra 2.14% of land area 2003
173 Faroe Islands 2.14% of land area 2003
174 Jordan 2.09% of land area 2005
175 Colombia 1.81% of land area 2005
176 Saudi Arabia 1.8% of land area 2003
177 Somalia 1.67% of land area 2003
178 Vanuatu 1.64% of land area 2003
179 Qatar 1.64% of land area 2005
180 Congo, Republic of the 1.45% of land area 2003
181 Gabon 1.26% of land area 2003
182 Libya 1.03% of land area 2003
183 Namibia 0.99% of land area 2003
184 Singapore 0.87% of land area 2005
185 Kuwait 0.84% of land area 2005
186 French Polynesia 0.82% of land area 2003
187 The Bahamas 0.8% of land area 2003
188 United Arab Emirates 0.77% of land area 2003
189 Mongolia 0.76% of land area 2003
190 Botswana 0.67% of land area 2003
191 Solomon Islands 0.64% of land area 2003
192 Papua New Guinea 0.5% of land area 2003
193 Mauritania 0.48% of land area 2003
194 Suriname 0.37% of land area 2003
195 New Caledonia 0.33% of land area 2003
196 Oman 0.12% of land area 2003
197 Iceland 0.07% of land area 2005
198 Djibouti 0.04% of land area 2003

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Agriculture/Arable-land/%-of-land-area

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