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

DEFINITION: Cultivable land includes land defined by the Food and Agriculture Organisation 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 61.23% 2007
2 Ukraine 55.99% 2007
3 Moldova 55.34% 2007
4 Denmark 54.35% 2007
5 India 53.36% 2007
6 Hungary 51.24% 2007
7 Rwanda 48.64% 2007
8 Togo 45.23% 2007
9 Mauritius 44.33% 2007
10 Comoros 43.01% 2007
11 Poland 41.09% 2007
12 Nigeria 40.08% 2007
13 Czech Republic 39.25% 2007
14 Burundi 38.75% 2007
15 Serbia and Montenegro 37.34% 2007
16 Barbados 37.21% 2007
17 Romania 37.2% 2007
18 The Gambia 34.8% 2007
19 Germany 34.05% 2007
20 France 33.66% 2007
21 El Salvador 32.92% 2007
22 Haiti 32.66% 2007
23 Cuba 32.54% 2007
24 Malawi 31.89% 2007
South Asia average (profile) 31.78% 2007
25 Netherlands 31.37% 2007
26 Thailand 29.75% 2007
27 Lithuania 29.28% 2007
28 Slovakia 28.63% 2007
29 Turkey 28.49% 2007
30 Bulgaria 28.41% 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 28.29% 2007
31 Uganda 27.9% 2007
32 Pakistan 27.89% 2007
33 Belgium 27.74% 2007
34 Belarus 27.28% 2007
35 European Union 25.96% 2007
36 Syria 25.79% 2007
37 Spain 25.45% 2007
European Union average (profile) 25.27% 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 25.24% 2007
38 United Kingdom 25.15% 2007
=39 Liechtenstein 25% 2007
=39 Malta 25% 2007
41 Benin 24.41% 2007
42 Italy 24.38% 2007
Europe average (profile) 23.75% 2007
43 Luxembourg 23.55% 2007
44 Azerbaijan 22.44% 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 21.81% 2007
45 Cambodia 21.53% 2007
46 Albania 21.09% 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 21.08% 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 21.04% 2007
47 Tonga 20.83% 2007
48 Vietnam 20.48% 2007
49 Bermuda 20% 2007
50 Bosnia and Herzegovina 19.96% 2007
51 Greece 19.77% 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19.71% 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 19.21% 2007
52 Latvia 19.08% 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 19.08% 2007
53 Burkina Faso 19.01% 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 18.9% 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 18.75% 2007
54 Mayotte 18.72% 2007
55 United States 18.6% 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 18.3% 2007
56 Antigua and Barbuda 18.18% 2007
57 Morocco 18.07% 2007
58 Ghana 18.02% 2007
59 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 17.95% 2007
60 Tunisia 17.75% 2007
61 Philippines 17.1% 2007
62 Dominican Republic 16.97% 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 16.82% 2007
63 Austria 16.76% 2007
64 San Marino 16.67% 2007
65 Nepal 16.44% 2007
66 Nicaragua 16.25% 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 16.21% 2007
67 Burma 16.18% 2007
68 Jamaica 16.07% 2007
69 Croatia 15.8% 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 15.69% 2007
70 Senegal 15.5% 2007
71 Ireland 15.39% 2007
72 Saint Kitts and Nevis 15.38% 2007
73 China 15.08% 2007
74 Sri Lanka 15.01% 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 14.86% 2007
75 Guatemala 14.71% 2007
76 Armenia 14.4% 2007
77 Israel 14.19% 2007
78 Estonia 14.11% 2007
79 Lebanon 14.1% 2007
80 Ethiopia 14.04% 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 13.97% 2007
Tourist destinations average (profile) 13.86% 2007
81 Maldives 13.33% 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 13.11% 2007
82 Afghanistan 13.08% 2007
failed states average (profile) 12.97% 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 12.66% 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 12.65% 2007
83 Cameroon 12.61% 2007
84 Mexico 12.6% 2007
85 Sierra Leone 12.57% 2007
86 Cyprus 12.45% 2007
87 Cape Verde 12.41% 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 12.3% 2007
88 Indonesia 12.14% 2007
89 South Africa 11.94% 2007
90 Iraq 11.89% 2007
91 Argentina 11.88% 2007
92 Japan 11.87% 2007
93 Portugal 11.84% 2007
94 Niger 11.62% 2007
95 East Timor 11.43% 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 11.18% 2007
=96 Aruba 11.11% 2007
=96 Marshall Islands 11.11% 2007
98 Paraguay 10.82% 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 10.8% 2007
99 Guinea-Bissau 10.67% 2007
100 Swaziland 10.35% 2007
101 Switzerland 10.2% 2007
102 Tanzania 10.16% 2007
103 Uzbekistan 10.11% 2007
=104 American Samoa 10% 2007
=104 Netherlands Antilles 10% 2007
106 Lesotho 9.88% 2007
107 Honduras 9.55% 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 9.38% 2007
108 Sao Tome and Principe 9.38% 2007
109 Fiji 9.3% 2007
110 Kenya 9.14% 2007
111 Guinea 8.95% 2007
112 Samoa 8.83% 2007
113 Cote d'Ivoire 8.81% 2007
114 Slovenia 8.79% 2007
115 Kazakhstan 8.41% 2007
116 Zimbabwe 8.35% 2007
117 Sudan 8.13% 2007
118 Uruguay 7.71% 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 7.7% 2007
119 Russia 7.42% 2007
120 Finland 7.41% 2007
121 Panama 7.37% 2007
122 Zambia 7.08% 2007
123 Brazil 7.03% 2007
124 Puerto Rico 6.99% 2007
=125 Dominica 6.67% 2007
=125 Kyrgyzstan 6.67% 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 6.67% 2007
127 Georgia 6.66% 2007
128 Sweden 6.44% 2007
129 Eritrea 6.34% 2007
130 Grenada 5.88% 2007
131 Australia 5.75% 2007
132 Mozambique 5.66% 2007
133 Malaysia 5.48% 2007
=134 Madagascar 5.07% 2007
=134 Tajikistan 5.07% 2007
=134 Laos 5.07% 2007
137 Canada 4.96% 2007
138 Saint Lucia 4.92% 2007
139 Trinidad and Tobago 4.87% 2007
140 Equatorial Guinea 4.63% 2007
141 Ecuador 4.32% 2007
142 Liberia 4% 2007
143 Mali 3.97% 2007
144 Turkmenistan 3.94% 2007
145 Costa Rica 3.92% 2007
146 Cayman Islands 3.85% 2007
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 3.77% 2007
147 Chad 3.41% 2007
=148 Bolivia 3.33% 2007
=148 Bhutan 3.33% 2007
150 New Zealand 3.23% 2007
151 Algeria 3.14% 2007
152 Central African Republic 3.09% 2007
153 Belize 3.07% 2007
154 Venezuela 3% 2007
155 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.96% 2007
156 Peru 2.89% 2007
157 Virgin Islands 2.86% 2007
158 Bahrain 2.82% 2007
159 Norway 2.81% 2007
160 Angola 2.65% 2007
161 Kiribati 2.47% 2007
=162 Palau 2.17% 2007
=162 Northern Mariana Islands 2.17% 2007
=162 Seychelles 2.17% 2007
165 Faroe Islands 2.14% 2007
166 Guyana 2.13% 2007
167 Guam 1.85% 2007
168 Colombia 1.8% 2007
169 Chile 1.74% 2007
170 Saudi Arabia 1.7% 2007
171 Vanuatu 1.64% 2007
=172 Jordan 1.59% 2007
=172 Somalia 1.59% 2007
174 Qatar 1.55% 2007
175 Congo, Republic of the 1.45% 2007
176 Gabon 1.26% 2007
177 Turks and Caicos Islands 1.05% 2007
178 Libya 0.99% 2007
179 Namibia 0.97% 2007
180 Singapore 0.86% 2007
=181 United Arab Emirates 0.84% 2007
=181 Kuwait 0.84% 2007
183 French Polynesia 0.82% 2007
184 The Bahamas 0.8% 2007
=185 Solomon Islands 0.57% 2007
=185 Brunei 0.57% 2007
=187 Papua New Guinea 0.55% 2007
=187 Mongolia 0.55% 2007
189 New Caledonia 0.49% 2007
=190 Mauritania 0.44% 2007
=190 Botswana 0.44% 2007
192 Suriname 0.37% 2007
193 Oman 0.19% 2007
194 Iceland 0.07% 2007
195 Djibouti 0.06% 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Cultivable land > % of land area. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Agriculture/Cultivable-land/%-of-land-area

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