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Armenia - Agricultural land as a share of land area

58.9 (%) in 2016

Armenia agricultural land as a share of land area was at level of 58.9 % in 2016, unchanged from the previous year.

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What is agricultural land as a share of land area?

Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO 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. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.

What is Armenia agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 58.9 0.01 %
2015 58.9 -0.24 %
2014 59.0 -0.14 %
2013 59.1 0.00 %
2012 59.1 -0.89 %
2011 59.6 -2.13 %
2010 60.9 -0.65 %
2009 61.3 -0.14 %
2008 61.4 -0.18 %
2007 61.5 -0.26 %
2006 61.7 9.43 %
2005 56.4