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Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita: Countries Compared

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.

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# 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 Lithuania 0.721 2011
8 Ukraine 0.711 2011
9 Paraguay 0.593 2011
10 Belarus 0.584 2011
11 Latvia 0.563 2011
12 Uruguay 0.534 2011
13 Guyana 0.531 2011
14 United States 0.514 2011
15 Moldova 0.508 2011
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.477 2011
16 Mali 0.476 2011
17 Estonia 0.472 2011
18 Serbia 0.454 2011
19 Denmark 0.449 2011
20 Bulgaria 0.442 2011
21 Hungary 0.441 2011
Non-religious countries average (profile) 0.428 2011
22 Romania 0.421 2011
23 Finland 0.417 2011
24 Central African Republic 0.406 2011
25 Chad 0.406 2011
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 0.399 2011
26 Togo 0.388 2011
27 Iceland 0.386 2011
28 Turkmenistan 0.372 2011
29 Bolivia 0.372 2011
30 Brazil 0.365 2011
31 Sudan 0.364 2011
32 Namibia 0.361 2011
33 Burkina Faso 0.356 2011
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.354 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.347 2011
Emerging markets average (profile) 0.322 2011
34 Nicaragua 0.322 2011
Cold countries average (profile) 0.318 2011
35 Cuba 0.315 2011
NATO countries average (profile) 0.311 2011
36 Zimbabwe 0.307 2011
37 Czech Republic 0.301 2011
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.297 2011
38 Isle of Man 0.295 2011
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 0.293 2011
39 Cameroon 0.293 2011
Landlocked countries average (profile) 0.291 2011
40 Senegal 0.289 2011
41 Poland 0.288 2011
42 Libya 0.287 2011
43 Turkey 0.281 2011
44 France 0.281 2011
45 Montenegro 0.277 2011
46 Sweden 0.276 2011
47 Cambodia 0.274 2011
Europe average (profile) 0.273 2011
48 Spain 0.271 2011
49 Afghanistan 0.268 2011
50 Tunisia 0.266 2011
51 Benin 0.264 2011
52 Bosnia and Herzegovina 0.262 2011
European Union average (profile) 0.261 2011
53 The Gambia 0.259 2011
54 Slovakia 0.258 2011
55 Guinea 0.255 2011
Former French colonies average (profile) 0.254 2011
56 Tanzania 0.25 2011
57 Zambia 0.249 2011
58 Morocco 0.248 2011
South and Central Asia average (profile) 0.243 2011
59 South Africa 0.238 2011
60 Belize 0.237 2011
61 Thailand 0.237 2011
62 Malawi 0.233 2011
63 Iran 0.233 2011
64 Ireland 0.232 2011
65 Kyrgyzstan 0.231 2011
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 0.227 2011
Christian countries average (profile) 0.223 2011
66 Mongolia 0.222 2011
67 Greece 0.221 2011
68 Nigeria 0.219 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 0.215 2011
69 Laos 0.215 2011
70 Mexico 0.214 2011
71 European Union 0.213 2011
Religious countries average (profile) 0.213 2011
72 Mozambique 0.212 2011
failed states average (profile) 0.211 2011
73 Syria 0.21 2011
74 Croatia 0.209 2011
Muslim countries average (profile) 0.207 2011
75 Burma 0.206 2011
76 Azerbaijan 0.206 2011
Eurozone average (profile) 0.204 2011
77 Gabon 0.204 2011
78 Angola 0.203 2011
79 Algeria 0.199 2011
80 Albania 0.197 2011
81 Republic of Macedonia 0.197 2011
Former British colonies average (profile) 0.196 2011
82 Ghana 0.193 2011
83 Fiji 0.193 2011
84 Uganda 0.192 2011
Catholic countries average (profile) 0.188 2011
85 Sierra Leone 0.188 2011
86 Guinea-Bissau 0.185 2011
87 Equatorial Guinea 0.182 2011
Hot countries average (profile) 0.176 2011
88 Kosovo 0.173 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 0.172 2011
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 0.17 2011
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 0.167 2011
89 Norway 0.165 2011
90 Ethiopia 0.163 2011
91 Austria 0.162 2011
92 Madagascar 0.161 2011
93 Tonga 0.153 2011
94 Lesotho 0.152 2011
95 Cote d'Ivoire 0.15 2011
96 Uzbekistan 0.147 2011
97 Germany 0.145 2011
98 Armenia 0.145 2011
99 Panama 0.144 2011
100 Swaziland 0.144 2011
South Asia average (profile) 0.139 2011
OPEC countries average (profile) 0.135 2011
101 Honduras 0.131 2011
102 Kenya 0.131 2011
103 Bhutan 0.131 2011
104 Botswana 0.13 2011
Western Europe average (profile) 0.129 2011
105 India 0.129 2011
106 East Timor 0.128 2011
107 Iraq 0.126 2011
108 Peru 0.123 2011
109 Mauritania 0.122 2011
110 Luxembourg 0.119 2011
111 Republic of the Congo 0.118 2011
112 Pakistan 0.118 2011
113 Comoros 0.117 2011
114 Eritrea 0.116 2011
Tourist destinations average (profile) 0.115 2011
115 Saudi Arabia 0.112 2011
116 Italy 0.112 2011
117 Suriname 0.111 2011
118 Somalia 0.111 2011
119 Liberia 0.11 2011
120 Rwanda 0.109 2011
121 Tajikistan 0.109 2011
122 New Zealand 0.107 2011
123 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.106 2011
124 El Salvador 0.106 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 0.105 2011
125 Portugal 0.104 2011
126 Guatemala 0.102 2011
127 Haiti 0.0997 2011
128 United Kingdom 0.0966 2011
129 Burundi 0.0964 2011
130 Indonesia 0.0964 2011
131 Liechtenstein 0.0962 2011
132 Cape Verde 0.0958 2011
133 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.0944 2011
134 North Korea 0.0934 2011
135 Georgia 0.0923 2011
136 Venezuela 0.0881 2011
137 Federated States of Micronesia 0.087 2011
138 Nepal 0.0867 2011
139 Dominica 0.084 2011
140 China 0.083 2011
141 Vanuatu 0.0827 2011
142 Slovenia 0.0821 2011
143 Dominican Republic 0.0788 2011
144 Chile 0.0761 2011
145 Ecuador 0.0758 2011
146 Cyprus 0.0751 2011
147 Belgium 0.0748 2011
148 Vietnam 0.074 2011
149 Malaysia 0.0626 2011
150 Netherlands 0.0624 2011
151 Mauritius 0.0607 2011
152 Faeroe Islands 0.0605 2011
153 Sri Lanka 0.0575 2011
154 Philippines 0.0568 2011
155 American Samoa 0.0543 2011
156 Costa Rica 0.0528 2011
157 Switzerland 0.0511 2011
158 Bangladesh 0.0499 2011
159 Yemen 0.0498 2011
160 Palau 0.0485 2011
161 Sao Tome and Principe 0.0475 2011
162 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.0457 2011
163 Antigua and Barbuda 0.0454 2011
164 Colombia 0.0446 2011
165 Jamaica 0.0443 2011
166 Papua New Guinea 0.0428 2011
167 Samoa 0.0427 2011
168 Barbados 0.0426 2011
169 Israel 0.0389 2011
170 Marshall Islands 0.0381 2011
171 Egypt 0.0361 2011
172 Solomon Islands 0.0335 2011
173 Japan 0.0333 2011
174 San Marino 0.0322 2011
175 Andorra 0.0321 2011
176 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.0315 2011
177 South Korea 0.03 2011
178 Grenada 0.0286 2011
179 Jordan 0.0284 2011
180 New Caledonia 0.0276 2011
181 Channel Islands 0.0272 2011
182 Lebanon 0.0256 2011
183 The Bahamas 0.0246 2011
184 Malta 0.0216 2011
185 Kiribati 0.0202 2011
186 Aruba 0.0196 2011
187 Northern Mariana Islands 0.0188 2011
188 Trinidad and Tobago 0.0188 2011
189 Saint Lucia 0.0167 2011
190 Puerto Rico 0.0162 2011
191 Greenland 0.0158 2011
192 Bermuda 0.0115 2011
193 Seychelles 0.0114 2011
194 Oman 0.0106 2011
195 French Polynesia 0.00923 2011
196 Maldives 0.00904 2011
197 Brunei 0.00738 2011
198 Qatar 0.00733 2011
199 Guam 0.00622 2011
200 United Arab Emirates 0.00567 2011
201 Cayman Islands 0.00353 2011
202 Kuwait 0.00352 2011
203 Djibouti 0.00236 2011
204 Bahrain 0.00105 2011
205 Singapore 0.000122 2011

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