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Heavily indebted countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 174.45 million hectares 2005
2 Canada 45.66 million hectares 2003
3 France 18.51 million hectares 2005
4 Sudan 17 million hectares 2003
5 Spain 13.7 million hectares 2005
6 Germany 11.9 million hectares 2005
7 Morocco 8.48 million hectares 2003
8 Italy 7.74 million hectares 2005
9 United Kingdom 5.73 million hectares 2005
10 Hungary 4.6 million hectares 2005
11 Japan 4.36 million hectares 2005
12 Zimbabwe 3.22 million hectares 2003
13 Egypt 3 million hectares 2005
14 Greece 2.63 million hectares 2005
15 Malawi 2.45 million hectares 2003
16 Portugal 1.53 million hectares 2005
17 Austria 1.39 million hectares 2005
18 Ireland 1.22 million hectares 2005
19 Sri Lanka 916,000 hectares 2003
20 Netherlands 908,000 hectares 2005
21 Belgium 844,000 hectares 2005
22 Eritrea 562,000 hectares 2003
23 Israel 317,000 hectares 2005
24 Jordan 184,000 hectares 2005
25 Jamaica 174,000 hectares 2003
26 Lebanon 170,000 hectares 2003
27 Cyprus 100,000 hectares 2005
28 Puerto Rico 71,000 hectares 2005
29 Belize 70,000 hectares 2003
30 Cape Verde 46,000 hectares 2003
31 Barbados 16,000 hectares 2003
32 Malta 9,000 hectares 2005
=33 Antigua and Barbuda 8,000 hectares 2003
=33 Sao Tome and Principe 8,000 hectares 2003
=35 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7,000 hectares 2003
=35 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7,000 hectares 2003
=35 Iceland 7,000 hectares 2005
38 Dominica 5,000 hectares 2003
39 Saint Lucia 4,000 hectares 2003
40 Grenada 2,000 hectares 2003
41 Seychelles 1,000 hectares 2003
42 Singapore 600 hectares 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Heavily-indebted-countries/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Heavily indebted countries Compared by Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Arable land > Hectares

  • United States has had the highest arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Singapore has ranked last for arable land > hectares since 1989.
  • France ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst NATO countries in 2003.
  • India has ranked #2 in arable land > hectares since 1961.
  • Australia ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst High income OECD countries in 2005.
  • China ranked third for arable land > hectares amongst Cold countries in 2003.
  • Spain ranked second for arable land > hectares amongst Eurozone in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for arable land > hectares amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Nigeria ranked first for arable land > hectares amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
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