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South and Central Asia: Agriculture > Arable land stats

Definitions

  • % of land area: Arable land 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.
  • Hectares: 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.
  • Hectares > Per capita: 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. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Hectares per 1000: 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. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Hectares per capita: Arable land (hectares per person). Arable land (hectares per person) 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.
STAT SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN TOTAL SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AVERAGE DATES
% of land area 25.32% of land area
26% more than average
2005
Hectares 215.04 million hectares
26% of surveyed countries
30.72 million hectares
3 times more than average
2005
Hectares > Per capita 343.01 hectares per 1,000 peop
32% more than average
2005
Hectares per 1000 342.1 hectares
31% more than average
2005
Hectares per capita 0.243
19% more than average
2011

Citation

"South and Central Asian Arable land Profile", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/groups/South-and-Central-Asia/Agriculture/Arable-land