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Who Has the Largest Arable Land Area per Capita?

Arable Land Per Capita (sqm), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 174 countries in 2014, Australia ranked the highest in arable land per capita with 19,956 sqm followed by Kazakhstan and Canada. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 1.15 sqm, Hong Kong with 4.30 sqm and Bahrain with 11.0 sqm.

Average arable land per capita reached 1,938 sqm in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.766 % less than in the previous year and -11.7 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average arable land per capita reached an all time high of 4,159 sqm in 1961 and an all time low of 1,938 sqm in 2014. The average annual growth amounted to -1.43 % since 1961.

Data for more countries are available at Arable Land Per Capita indicator page.