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Irrigation » Water Management - Total agricultural water managed area

(thousand ha)

Brazil is the top country by total agricultural water managed area in the world. As of 2010, total agricultural water managed area in Brazil was 5,400 thousand ha that accounts for 18.94 % of the world's total agricultural water managed area. The top 5 countries (others are Italy, Egypt, Japan, and Ukraine) account for 61.11 % of it. The world's total total agricultural water managed area was estimated at 28,511.84 thousand ha in 2010.

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Sum of total area equipped for irrigation and areas with other forms of agricultural water management (non-equipped flood recession cropping area and non-equipped cultivated wetlands and inland valley bottoms)