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Brazil - Arable land

80,976 (thousand hectares) in 2016

In 2016, arable land for Brazil was 80,976 thousand hectares. Arable land of Brazil increased from 30,000 thousand hectares in 1967 to 80,976 thousand hectares in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 2.07 %.

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What is arable land?

Arable land is the land under temporary agricultural crops (multiple-cropped areas are counted only once), temporary meadows for mowing or pasture, land under market and kitchen gardens and land temporarily fallow (less than five years). The abandoned land resulting from shifting cultivation is not included in this category. Data for “Arable land” are not meant to indicate the amount of land that is potentially cultivable.

What is Brazil arable land?

Date Value Change, %
2016 80,976 -0.66 %
2015 81,513 0.62 %
2014 81,007 5.53 %
2013 76,762 5.72 %
2012 72,607 0.46 %
2011 72,273 2.71 %
2010 70,363 -0.11 %
2009 70,440 0.27 %
2008 70,250 2.72 %
2007 68,388 -1.65 %
2006 69,538 0.55 %
2005 69,157