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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 AustraliaAustralia 2.14 2011
2 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1.45 2011
3 CanadaCanada 1.25 2011
4 ArgentinaArgentina 0.934 2011
5 NigerNiger 0.905 2011
6 RussiaRussia 0.85 2011
7 LithuaniaLithuania 0.721 2011
8 UkraineUkraine 0.711 2011
9 ParaguayParaguay 0.593 2011
10 BelarusBelarus 0.584 2011
11 LatviaLatvia 0.563 2011
12 UruguayUruguay 0.534 2011
13 GuyanaGuyana 0.531 2011
14 United StatesUnited States 0.514 2011
15 MoldovaMoldova 0.508 2011
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 0.477 2011
16 MaliMali 0.476 2011
17 EstoniaEstonia 0.472 2011
18 SerbiaSerbia 0.454 2011
19 DenmarkDenmark 0.449 2011
20 BulgariaBulgaria 0.442 2011
21 HungaryHungary 0.441 2011
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 0.428 2011
22 RomaniaRomania 0.421 2011
23 FinlandFinland 0.417 2011
24 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 0.406 2011
25 ChadChad 0.406 2011
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 0.399 2011
26 TogoTogo 0.388 2011
27 IcelandIceland 0.386 2011
28 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 0.372 2011
29 BoliviaBolivia 0.372 2011
30 BrazilBrazil 0.365 2011
31 SudanSudan 0.364 2011
32 NamibiaNamibia 0.361 2011
33 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 0.356 2011
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 0.354 2011
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 0.347 2011
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 0.322 2011
34 NicaraguaNicaragua 0.322 2011
Cold countries averageCold countries average 0.318 2011
35 CubaCuba 0.315 2011
NATO countries averageNATO average 0.311 2011
36 ZimbabweZimbabwe 0.307 2011
37 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 0.301 2011
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 0.297 2011
38 Isle of ManIsle of Man 0.295 2011
Potential Future EU Members averagePotential Future EU Members average 0.293 2011
39 CameroonCameroon 0.293 2011
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 0.291 2011
40 SenegalSenegal 0.289 2011
41 PolandPoland 0.288 2011
42 LibyaLibya 0.287 2011
43 TurkeyTurkey 0.281 2011
44 FranceFrance 0.281 2011
45 MontenegroMontenegro 0.277 2011
46 SwedenSweden 0.276 2011
47 CambodiaCambodia 0.274 2011
Europe averageEurope average 0.273 2011
48 SpainSpain 0.271 2011
49 AfghanistanAfghanistan 0.268 2011
50 TunisiaTunisia 0.266 2011
51 BeninBenin 0.264 2011
52 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 0.262 2011
European Union averageEuropean Union average 0.261 2011
53 The GambiaThe Gambia 0.259 2011
54 SlovakiaSlovakia 0.258 2011
55 GuineaGuinea 0.255 2011
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 0.254 2011
56 TanzaniaTanzania 0.25 2011
57 ZambiaZambia 0.249 2011
58 MoroccoMorocco 0.248 2011
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 0.243 2011
59 South AfricaSouth Africa 0.238 2011
60 BelizeBelize 0.237 2011
61 ThailandThailand 0.237 2011
62 MalawiMalawi 0.233 2011
63 IranIran 0.233 2011
64 IrelandIreland 0.232 2011
65 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 0.231 2011
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 0.227 2011
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 0.223 2011
66 MongoliaMongolia 0.222 2011
67 GreeceGreece 0.221 2011
68 NigeriaNigeria 0.219 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 0.215 2011
69 LaosLaos 0.215 2011
70 MexicoMexico 0.214 2011
71 European UnionEuropean Union 0.213 2011
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 0.213 2011
72 MozambiqueMozambique 0.212 2011
Failed states averageFailed states average 0.211 2011
73 SyriaSyria 0.21 2011
74 CroatiaCroatia 0.209 2011
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 0.207 2011
75 BurmaBurma 0.206 2011
76 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 0.206 2011
Eurozone averageEurozone average 0.204 2011
77 GabonGabon 0.204 2011
78 AngolaAngola 0.203 2011
79 AlgeriaAlgeria 0.199 2011
80 AlbaniaAlbania 0.197 2011
81 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. 0.197 2011
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 0.196 2011
82 GhanaGhana 0.193 2011
83 FijiFiji 0.193 2011
84 UgandaUganda 0.192 2011
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 0.188 2011
85 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 0.188 2011
86 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 0.185 2011
87 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 0.182 2011
Hot countries averageHot countries average 0.176 2011
88 KosovoKosovo 0.173 2007
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 0.172 2011
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 0.17 2011
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 0.167 2011
89 NorwayNorway 0.165 2011
90 EthiopiaEthiopia 0.163 2011
91 AustriaAustria 0.162 2011
92 MadagascarMadagascar 0.161 2011
93 TongaTonga 0.153 2011
94 LesothoLesotho 0.152 2011
95 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 0.15 2011
96 UzbekistanUzbekistan 0.147 2011
97 GermanyGermany 0.145 2011
98 ArmeniaArmenia 0.145 2011
99 PanamaPanama 0.144 2011
100 SwazilandSwaziland 0.144 2011
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 0.139 2011
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 0.135 2011
101 HondurasHonduras 0.131 2011
102 KenyaKenya 0.131 2011
103 BhutanBhutan 0.131 2011
104 BotswanaBotswana 0.13 2011
Western Europe averageWestern Europe average 0.129 2011
105 IndiaIndia 0.129 2011
106 East TimorEast Timor 0.128 2011
107 IraqIraq 0.126 2011
108 PeruPeru 0.123 2011
109 MauritaniaMauritania 0.122 2011
110 LuxembourgLuxembourg 0.119 2011
111 Republic of the CongoCongo Rep. 0.118 2011
112 PakistanPakistan 0.118 2011
113 ComorosComoros 0.117 2011
114 EritreaEritrea 0.116 2011
Tourist destinations averageTourist destinations average 0.115 2011
115 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 0.112 2011
116 ItalyItaly 0.112 2011
117 SurinameSuriname 0.111 2011
118 SomaliaSomalia 0.111 2011
119 LiberiaLiberia 0.11 2011
120 RwandaRwanda 0.109 2011
121 TajikistanTajikistan 0.109 2011
122 New ZealandNew Zealand 0.107 2011
123 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 0.106 2011
124 El SalvadorEl Salvador 0.106 2011
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 0.105 2011
125 PortugalPortugal 0.104 2011
126 GuatemalaGuatemala 0.102 2011
127 HaitiHaiti 0.0997 2011
128 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.0966 2011
129 BurundiBurundi 0.0964 2011
130 IndonesiaIndonesia 0.0964 2011
131 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 0.0962 2011
132 Cape VerdeCape Verde 0.0958 2011
133 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 0.0944 2011
134 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.0934 2011
135 GeorgiaGeorgia 0.0923 2011
136 VenezuelaVenezuela 0.0881 2011
137 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 0.087 2011
138 NepalNepal 0.0867 2011
139 DominicaDominica 0.084 2011
140 ChinaChina 0.083 2011
141 VanuatuVanuatu 0.0827 2011
142 SloveniaSlovenia 0.0821 2011
143 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 0.0788 2011
144 ChileChile 0.0761 2011
145 EcuadorEcuador 0.0758 2011
146 CyprusCyprus 0.0751 2011
147 BelgiumBelgium 0.0748 2011
148 VietnamVietnam 0.074 2011
149 MalaysiaMalaysia 0.0626 2011
150 NetherlandsNetherlands 0.0624 2011
151 MauritiusMauritius 0.0607 2011
152 Faeroe IslandsFaeroe Islands 0.0605 2011
153 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.0575 2011
154 PhilippinesPhilippines 0.0568 2011
155 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 0.0543 2011
156 Costa RicaCosta Rica 0.0528 2011
157 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 0.0511 2011
158 BangladeshBangladesh 0.0499 2011
159 YemenYemen 0.0498 2011
160 PalauPalau 0.0485 2011
161 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 0.0475 2011
162 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 0.0457 2011
163 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 0.0454 2011
164 ColombiaColombia 0.0446 2011
165 JamaicaJamaica 0.0443 2011
166 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 0.0428 2011
167 SamoaSamoa 0.0427 2011
168 BarbadosBarbados 0.0426 2011
169 IsraelIsrael 0.0389 2011
170 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 0.0381 2011
171 EgyptEgypt 0.0361 2011
172 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 0.0335 2011
173 JapanJapan 0.0333 2011
174 San MarinoSan Marino 0.0322 2011
175 AndorraAndorra 0.0321 2011
176 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 0.0315 2011
177 South KoreaSouth Korea 0.03 2011
178 GrenadaGrenada 0.0286 2011
179 JordanJordan 0.0284 2011
180 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 0.0276 2011
181 Channel IslandsChannel Islands 0.0272 2011
182 LebanonLebanon 0.0256 2011
183 The BahamasThe Bahamas 0.0246 2011
184 MaltaMalta 0.0216 2011
185 KiribatiKiribati 0.0202 2011
186 ArubaAruba 0.0196 2011
187 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 0.0188 2011
188 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 0.0188 2011
189 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 0.0167 2011
190 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 0.0162 2011
191 GreenlandGreenland 0.0158 2011
192 BermudaBermuda 0.0115 2011
193 SeychellesSeychelles 0.0114 2011
194 OmanOman 0.0106 2011
195 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 0.00923 2011
196 MaldivesMaldives 0.00904 2011
197 BruneiBrunei 0.00738 2011
198 QatarQatar 0.00733 2011
199 GuamGuam 0.00622 2011
200 United Arab EmiratesUAE 0.00567 2011
201 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 0.00353 2011
202 KuwaitKuwait 0.00352 2011
203 DjiboutiDjibouti 0.00236 2011
204 BahrainBahrain 0.00105 2011
205 SingaporeSingapore 0.000122 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares per capita", Food and Agriculture Organization. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares-per-capita

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