Who Has the Largest Agricultural Land Area per Capita?

Agricultural Land Per Capita (sqm), 2014
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 175 countries in 2014, Mongolia ranked the highest in agricultural land per capita with 397,029 sqm followed by Australia and Namibia. On the other end of the scale was Singapore with 1.33 sqm, Hong Kong with 7.08 sqm and Thailand with 55.6 sqm.

Average agricultural land per capita reached 6,823 sqm in 2014 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.813 % less than in the previous year and -12.0 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, average agricultural land per capita reached an all time high of 12,557 sqm in 1961 and an all time low of 6,823 sqm in 2014. The average annual growth amounted to -1.14 % since 1960.

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

Agricultural Land Per Capita Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina sqm 36,309 35,803 36,339 36,268 36,312
Australia sqm 192,786 185,609 177,902 180,336 176,344
Bolivia sqm 37,440 36,978 36,395 35,930 35,837
Botswana sqm 133,841 132,796 131,318 130,334 129,575
Chad sqm 44,721 43,383 42,260 41,373 40,202
Iceland sqm 60,635 58,125 50,025 49,452 57,595
Kazakhstan sqm 133,476 132,422 131,062 130,059 128,193
Mauritania sqm 115,870 112,771 110,020 107,352 104,721
Mongolia sqm 433,540 425,399 418,721 412,680 406,813
Namibia sqm 183,855 181,050 178,107 175,211 172,258
Saudi Arabia sqm 65,831 64,723 63,597 62,511 61,452
Somalia sqm 48,279 47,042 45,795 44,578 43,374
Tajikistan sqm 50,822 49,950 48,903 47,787 50,901
Turkmenistan sqm 66,415 65,596 64,776 64,037 65,615
Uruguay sqm 44,134 43,497 42,592 42,538 45,054