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East Asia and Pacific: Agriculture > Cultivable land stats

Definitions

  • % of land area: 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."
  • Hectares: 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."
  • Hectares per person: Cultivable land (hectares per person) 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."
STAT EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC TOTAL EAST ASIAN AND PACIFIC AVERAGE DATES
% of land area 9.38%
55% less than average
2007
Hectares 10.3 million
40% more than average
2007
Hectares per person 0.196
9% less than average
2007

Citation

"East Asian and Pacific Cultivable land Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/East-Asia-and-Pacific/Agriculture/Cultivable-land