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Agriculture > Cultivable land > Hectares: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Cultivable land (in hectares) 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 United States 170.43 million 2007
2 India 158.65 million 2007
3 China 140.63 million 2007
4 Russia 121.57 million 2007
5 Brazil 59.5 million 2007
6 Canada 45.1 million 2007
7 Australia 44.18 million 2007
South Asia average (profile) 39.36 million 2007
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 37.63 million 2007
8 Nigeria 36.5 million 2007
9 Argentina 32.5 million 2007
10 Ukraine 32.43 million 2007
Emerging markets average (profile) 28.55 million 2007
11 Mexico 24.5 million 2007
Non-religious countries average (profile) 24.24 million 2007
12 Kazakhstan 22.7 million 2007
13 Indonesia 22 million 2007
14 Turkey 21.93 million 2007
15 Pakistan 21.5 million 2007
16 Sudan 19.32 million 2007
17 France 18.43 million 2007
South and Central Asia average (profile) 17.77 million 2007
Religious countries average (profile) 16.52 million 2007
Cold countries average (profile) 16.07 million 2007
18 Thailand 15.2 million 2007
19 Niger 14.72 million 2007
20 South Africa 14.5 million 2007
21 Ethiopia 14.04 million 2007
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 13.24 million 2007
22 Spain 12.7 million 2007
23 Poland 12.5 million 2007
High income OECD countries average (profile) 11.9 million 2007
24 Germany 11.88 million 2007
Eastern Europe average (profile) 11.76 million 2007
Former British colonies average (profile) 11.64 million 2007
25 Burma 10.58 million 2007
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 10.3 million 2007
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 9.52 million 2007
26 Tanzania 9 million 2007
27 Romania 8.55 million 2007
28 Afghanistan 8.53 million 2007
failed states average (profile) 8.17 million 2007
29 Morocco 8.06 million 2007
30 Bangladesh 7.97 million 2007
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 7.93 million 2007
31 Algeria 7.47 million 2007
32 Italy 7.17 million 2007
Europe average (profile) 6.94 million 2007
33 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.7 million 2007
Christian countries average (profile) 6.53 million 2007
34 Vietnam 6.35 million 2007
NATO countries average (profile) 6.31 million 2007
35 United Kingdom 6.08 million 2007
OPEC countries average (profile) 6.04 million 2007
Hot countries average (profile) 6.03 million 2007
36 Cameroon 5.96 million 2007
Muslim countries average (profile) 5.67 million 2007
37 Belarus 5.54 million 2007
38 Uganda 5.5 million 2007
Catholic countries average (profile) 5.39 million 2007
39 Zambia 5.26 million 2007
=40 Burkina Faso 5.2 million 2007
=40 Kenya 5.2 million 2007
=40 Iraq 5.2 million 2007
43 Philippines 5.1 million 2007
44 Mali 4.85 million 2007
45 Syria 4.74 million 2007
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.64 million 2007
46 Hungary 4.59 million 2007
47 Mozambique 4.45 million 2007
48 Japan 4.33 million 2007
=49 Uzbekistan 4.3 million 2007
=49 Paraguay 4.3 million 2007
=49 Chad 4.3 million 2007
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 4.16 million 2007
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 4.13 million 2007
52 Ghana 4.1 million 2007
European Union average (profile) 3.91 million 2007
53 Cambodia 3.8 million 2007
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.75 million 2007
54 Peru 3.7 million 2007
55 Bolivia 3.61 million 2007
56 Cuba 3.57 million 2007
Eurozone average (profile) 3.55 million 2007
Landlocked countries average (profile) 3.52 million 2007
57 Saudi Arabia 3.4 million 2007
58 Angola 3.3 million 2007
59 Serbia and Montenegro 3.3 million 2007
60 Zimbabwe 3.23 million 2007
61 Bulgaria 3.09 million 2007
62 Czech Republic 3.03 million 2007
63 Malawi 3 million 2007
64 Senegal 2.98 million 2007
65 Madagascar 2.95 million 2007
66 Cote d'Ivoire 2.8 million 2007
67 Tunisia 2.76 million 2007
68 Benin 2.7 million 2007
69 Venezuela 2.65 million 2007
70 Sweden 2.64 million 2007
71 Greece 2.55 million 2007
72 Togo 2.46 million 2007
73 Nepal 2.36 million 2007
74 Denmark 2.31 million 2007
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.28 million 2007
75 Finland 2.25 million 2007
76 Guinea 2.2 million 2007
77 Colombia 2 million 2007
78 Nicaragua 1.95 million 2007
79 Central African Republic 1.93 million 2007
80 Azerbaijan 1.85 million 2007
81 Turkmenistan 1.85 million 2007
82 Lithuania 1.83 million 2007
83 Moldova 1.82 million 2007
84 Malaysia 1.8 million 2007
85 Libya 1.75 million 2007
86 Guatemala 1.58 million 2007
87 Austria 1.38 million 2007
88 Slovakia 1.38 million 2007
89 Uruguay 1.35 million 2007
90 Chile 1.29 million 2007
91 Kyrgyzstan 1.28 million 2007
Tourist destinations average (profile) 1.23 million 2007
92 Rwanda 1.2 million 2007
93 Ecuador 1.2 million 2007
94 Latvia 1.19 million 2007
95 Laos 1.17 million 2007
96 Portugal 1.08 million 2007
97 Honduras 1.07 million 2007
98 Ireland 1.06 million 2007
99 Netherlands 1.06 million 2007
100 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.02 million 2007
101 Somalia 1,000,000 2007
102 Burundi 995,000 2007
103 Sri Lanka 970,000 2007
=104 Sierra Leone 900,000 2007
=104 Haiti 900,000 2007
106 New Zealand 866,000 2007
107 Norway 854,000 2007
108 Croatia 852,000 2007
109 Mongolia 851,000 2007
110 Belgium 840,000 2007
111 Dominican Republic 820,000 2007
112 Namibia 800,000 2007
113 Tajikistan 710,000 2007
114 El Salvador 682,000 2007
115 Eritrea 640,000 2007
116 Estonia 598,000 2007
117 Albania 578,000 2007
118 Panama 548,000 2007
119 Congo, Republic of the 495,000 2007
120 Georgia 463,000 2007
121 Mauritania 450,000 2007
122 Guyana 420,000 2007
123 Switzerland 408,000 2007
124 Armenia 406,000 2007
125 Liberia 385,000 2007
126 The Gambia 348,000 2007
127 Gabon 325,000 2007
128 Israel 307,000 2007
=129 Lesotho 300,000 2007
=129 Guinea-Bissau 300,000 2007
=131 Papua New Guinea 250,000 2007
=131 Botswana 250,000 2007
133 Costa Rica 200,000 2007
134 Swaziland 178,000 2007
135 Slovenia 177,000 2007
136 Jamaica 174,000 2007
=137 East Timor 170,000 2007
=137 Fiji 170,000 2007
139 Lebanon 144,200 2007
140 Jordan 140,300 2007
141 Equatorial Guinea 130,000 2007
142 Bhutan 128,000 2007
143 Cyprus 115,000 2007
144 Mauritius 90,000 2007
145 Comoros 80,000 2007
=146 Belize 70,000 2007
=146 United Arab Emirates 70,000 2007
148 Puerto Rico 62,000 2007
149 Luxembourg 61,000 2007
150 Oman 60,000 2007
151 Suriname 58,000 2007
152 Cape Verde 50,000 2007
=153 Trinidad and Tobago 25,000 2007
=153 Samoa 25,000 2007
155 Vanuatu 20,000 2007
156 Qatar 18,000 2007
=157 Barbados 16,000 2007
=157 Solomon Islands 16,000 2007
=159 Tonga 15,000 2007
=159 Kuwait 15,000 2007
=161 Sao Tome and Principe 9,000 2007
=161 New Caledonia 9,000 2007
=163 Netherlands Antilles 8,000 2007
=163 The Bahamas 8,000 2007
=163 Antigua and Barbuda 8,000 2007
=163 Malta 8,000 2007
=167 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7,000 2007
=167 Iceland 7,000 2007
=167 Mayotte 7,000 2007
170 Dominica 5,000 2007
=171 Liechtenstein 4,000 2007
=171 Maldives 4,000 2007
=171 Saint Kitts and Nevis 4,000 2007
=174 Saint Lucia 3,000 2007
=174 Faroe Islands 3,000 2007
=174 Brunei 3,000 2007
=174 French Polynesia 3,000 2007
=178 Bahrain 2,000 2007
=178 American Samoa 2,000 2007
=178 Aruba 2,000 2007
=178 Marshall Islands 2,000 2007
=178 Kiribati 2,000 2007
=178 Grenada 2,000 2007
184 Djibouti 1,300 2007
=185 Virgin Islands 1,000 2007
=185 Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000 2007
=185 Palau 1,000 2007
=185 Guam 1,000 2007
=185 San Marino 1,000 2007
=185 Bermuda 1,000 2007
=185 Cayman Islands 1,000 2007
=185 Northern Mariana Islands 1,000 2007
=185 Seychelles 1,000 2007
194 Singapore 600 2007

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Cultivable land > Hectares. 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/Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Cultivable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest cultivable land > hectares since 1961.
  • India ranked first for cultivable land > hectares amongst Hot countries in 2007.
  • Singapore has ranked last for cultivable land > hectares since 1989.
  • Brazil ranked second for cultivable land > hectares amongst Christian countries in 2007.
  • Russia ranked first for cultivable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2007.
  • Nigeria ranked first for cultivable land > hectares amongst Muslim countries in 2007.
  • France ranked first for cultivable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2007.
  • Canada ranked first for cultivable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2007.
  • China ranked third for cultivable land > hectares globally in 2007.
  • Argentina ranked second for cultivable land > hectares amongst Catholic countries in 2007.
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