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Agricultural area & arable land - Agricultural area

(thousand hectares)

China is the top country by agricultural area in the world. As of 2014, agricultural area in China was 515,358 thousand hectares that accounts for 10.53 % of the world's agricultural area. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, Australia, Brazil, and Russian Federation) account for 37.39 % of it. The world's total agricultural area was estimated at 4.9 million thousand hectares in 2014.

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Agricultural area, this category is the sum of areas under “Arable land and Permanent crops” and “Permanent pastures”.