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Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares > Per capita: Countries Compared

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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Australia 2,430.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
2 Kazakhstan 1,476.46 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
3 Canada 1,443.57 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
4 Niger 1,109.65 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
5 Russia 850.94 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
6 Argentina 734.11 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
7 Ukraine 689.36 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
8 Guyana 640.86 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
9 United States 588.53 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
10 Lithuania 558.24 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
11 Belarus 558.02 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
12 Paraguay 535.45 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 528.01 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
13 Central African Republic 490.27 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
14 Sudan 487.72 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
15 Mongolia 483.15 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
16 Moldova 476.7 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 475.17 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
17 Latvia 474.68 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
18 Turkmenistan 468.31 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
19 Zambia 465.85 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 459.74 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
20 Hungary 456.03 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
21 Estonia 439.05 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
22 Serbia and Montenegro 434.63 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
23 Togo 430.11 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
24 Romania 429.32 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
25 Finland 425.84 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
26 Uruguay 414.71 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
27 Denmark 413.04 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
28 Namibia 410.38 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
29 Bulgaria 409.95 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
30 Chad 394.16 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
31 Burkina Faso 389.77 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
32 Cameroon 378.45 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
33 Nicaragua 377.71 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
34 New Zealand 374.14 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 357.99 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
35 Mali 355.07 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
36 Bolivia 345.21 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Cold countries average (profile) 335.01 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
37 Benin 334.64 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
38 Turkey 330.67 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
39 Samoa 329.02 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
40 Brazil 325.23 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
41 Libya 322.46 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
42 South Africa 321.85 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
43 Poland 318.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
44 Spain 315.68 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 314.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 305.76 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
45 France 304.03 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
46 Sweden 299.53 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
47 Czech Republic 297.73 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
48 Ireland 292.13 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
49 Morocco 287.39 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 287.07 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
50 Tunisia 283.54 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 279.33 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Europe average (profile) 277.67 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 277.45 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
51 Afghanistan 275.44 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
52 Cuba 273 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
53 Equatorial Guinea 270.19 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
European Union average (profile) 263.33 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
54 Cambodia 262.95 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 259.91 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
55 Slovakia 258.21 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
56 Bosnia and Herzegovina 255.95 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
57 Syria 255.89 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
58 Belize 255.75 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
59 Zimbabwe 250.33 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
60 Croatia 249.81 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
61 Kyrgyzstan 249.63 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
62 Bhutan 249.6 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
63 Mexico 245.49 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
64 Gabon 242.3 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
65 Fiji 239.9 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Christian countries average (profile) 237.99 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 237.56 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
66 Algeria 236.78 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
67 Greece 236.58 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
68 Iran 235.89 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
69 Iraq 232.95 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
failed states average (profile) 229.94 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 228.96 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
70 Mozambique 228.32 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 227.17 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 226.8 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
71 Nigeria 226.5 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 225.24 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
72 Thailand 223.82 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
73 Senegal 221.25 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
74 Azerbaijan 219.74 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
75 Angola 219.31 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
76 The Gambia 219.1 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 216.62 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 216.38 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 213.69 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
77 Botswana 212.81 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
78 Burma 204.05 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
79 Palau 203.05 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
80 Guinea-Bissau 200.83 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
81 Malawi 198.56 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
82 Ghana 197.29 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Catholic countries average (profile) 195.57 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Hot countries average (profile) 195.42 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
83 Uganda 193.53 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
84 Cote d'Ivoire 187.46 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
85 Norway 185.8 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
86 Albania 184.68 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
87 Uzbekistan 183.83 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
88 Lesotho 183.34 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
89 Georgia 179.24 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
90 Laos 176.56 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
91 Panama 175.69 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 175.06 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 174.27 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
92 Mauritania 168.69 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
93 Austria 168.46 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
94 Madagascar 167.37 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
95 Armenia 164.11 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 163.95 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
96 Saudi Arabia 163.23 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
97 Ethiopia 161.13 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
98 Swaziland 161.01 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
99 Honduras 154.94 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
100 Saint Kitts and Nevis 149.86 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
101 Tonga 147.61 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
South Asia average (profile) 147.03 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
102 India 145.85 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
103 Tajikistan 145.53 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
104 Portugal 145.41 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
105 Germany 144.33 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
106 Kenya 142.06 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
107 Burundi 140.69 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
108 East Timor 139.21 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
109 Comoros 138.97 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
110 Eritrea 138.65 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
111 Rwanda 137.02 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
112 Pakistan 136.58 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
113 Peru 136.22 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
114 Somalia 135.57 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
115 Italy 132.13 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
116 Cyprus 131.96 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
117 Luxembourg 131.38 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
118 Congo, Republic of the 131.32 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
119 Suriname 130.74 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 130.48 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
120 Guinea 126.86 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
Tourist destinations average (profile) 125.62 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
121 North Korea 124.51 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
122 Chile 124.25 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
123 Democratic Republic of the Congo 123.55 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
124 Guatemala 120.02 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
125 Dominican Republic 119.39 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
126 Liberia 118.54 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
127 Liechtenstein 115.11 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
128 Sierra Leone 111.35 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
129 Tanzania 109.44 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
130 Indonesia 104.28 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
131 Ecuador 101.9 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
132 Venezuela 101.27 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
133 Antigua and Barbuda 99.94 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
134 El Salvador 99.35 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
135 Vanuatu 98.38 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
136 United Kingdom 95.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
137 Cape Verde 95.11 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
138 Haiti 94.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
139 Slovenia 87.98 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
140 Nepal 86.87 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
141 Belgium 80.55 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
142 Mauritius 80.43 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
143 China 80.25 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
144 Vietnam 79.42 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
145 Yemen 78.01 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
146 Malaysia 73.66 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
147 Philippines 71.1 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
148 Dominica 70.21 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
149 Jamaica 66.15 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
150 Faroe Islands 62.5 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
151 Barbados 59.66 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
152 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 59.42 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
153 Trinidad and Tobago 57.81 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
154 Bangladesh 56.09 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
155 Netherlands 55.64 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
156 Switzerland 55.13 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
157 Costa Rica 53.88 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
158 Sao Tome and Principe 53.54 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
159 Sri Lanka 47.58 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
160 Israel 45.78 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
161 Netherlands Antilles 44.73 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
162 Colombia 44.59 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
163 Lebanon 43.4 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
164 Egypt 40.52 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
165 Papua New Guinea 39.78 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
166 Solomon Islands 39.66 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
167 Brunei 37.45 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
168 Federated States of Micronesia 36.76 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
169 San Marino 35.56 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
170 American Samoa 35.09 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
171 Japan 34.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
172 Jordan 34 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
173 South Korea 33.85 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
174 Marshall Islands 31.61 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
175 New Caledonia 26.58 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
176 The Bahamas 25.44 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
177 Saint Lucia 24.9 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
178 Iceland 23.59 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
179 Cayman Islands 23.26 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
180 Malta 22.3 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
181 Qatar 22.14 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
182 Kiribati 20.75 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
183 Aruba 20.2 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
184 Grenada 19.12 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
185 Virgin Islands 18.38 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
186 Puerto Rico 18.15 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
187 Bermuda 15.86 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
188 United Arab Emirates 15.84 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
189 Andorra 15.15 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
190 Oman 14.74 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
191 Maldives 12.77 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
192 Guam 12.21 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
193 Seychelles 12.08 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
194 French Polynesia 12.07 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
195 Kuwait 5.92 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
196 Bahrain 2.75 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005
197 Djibouti 1.31 hectares per 1,000 peop 2003
198 Singapore 0.138 hectares per 1,000 peop 2005

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"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares > Per capita. 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/Hectares/Per-capita

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