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Canada - Agricultural land area

626,710 (sq. km) in 2016

Canada agricultural land area was at level of 626,710 sq. km in 2016, up from 626,562 sq. km previous year, this is a change of 0.02 %.

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What is agricultural 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 Canada agricultural land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 626,710 0.02 %
2015 626,562 0.02 %
2014 626,414 0.02 %
2013 626,266 0.02 %
2012 626,118 0.02 %
2011 625,970 -1.06 %
2010 632,686 -1.05 %
2009 639,402 -1.04 %
2008 646,108 -1.03 %
2007 652,824 -1.02 %
2006 659,540 -2.39 %
2005 675,690

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