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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Brazil 59 million hectares 2003
2 Argentina 27.9 million hectares 2003
3 Mexico 24.8 million hectares 2003
4 Peru 3.7 million hectares 2003
5 Cuba 3.06 million hectares 2003
6 Bolivia 3.05 million hectares 2003
7 Paraguay 3.04 million hectares 2003
8 Venezuela 2.6 million hectares 2003
9 Colombia 2 million hectares 2005
10 Chile 1.98 million hectares 2003
11 Nicaragua 1.93 million hectares 2003
12 Guatemala 1.44 million hectares 2003
13 Uruguay 1.37 million hectares 2003
14 Ecuador 1.35 million hectares 2005
15 Dominican Republic 1.1 million hectares 2003
16 Honduras 1.07 million hectares 2003
17 Haiti 780,000 hectares 2003
18 El Salvador 660,000 hectares 2003
19 Panama 548,000 hectares 2003
20 Guyana 480,000 hectares 2003
21 Costa Rica 225,000 hectares 2003
22 Jamaica 174,000 hectares 2003
23 Trinidad and Tobago 75,000 hectares 2003
24 Belize 70,000 hectares 2003
25 Suriname 58,000 hectares 2003
26 Barbados 16,000 hectares 2003
=27 Antigua and Barbuda 8,000 hectares 2003
=27 The Bahamas 8,000 hectares 2003
=29 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 7,000 hectares 2003
=29 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7,000 hectares 2003
31 Dominica 5,000 hectares 2003
32 Saint Lucia 4,000 hectares 2003
=33 Grenada 2,000 hectares 2003
=33 Aruba 2,000 hectares 2003
=35 Bermuda 1,000 hectares 2003
=35 Cayman Islands 1,000 hectares 2003

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/Latin-America-and-Caribbean/Agriculture/Arable-land/Hectares

Latin America and Caribbean 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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