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South and Central Asia: 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 SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN TOTAL SOUTH AND CENTRAL ASIAN AVERAGE DATES
% of land area 18.3%
26% more than average
2007
Hectares 17.77 million
2 times more than average
2007
Hectares per person 0.254
18% more than average
2007

Citation

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