China - Arable land

109,461 (thousand hectares) in 2021

China arable land was at level of 109,461 thousand hectares in 2021, down from 109,564 thousand hectares previous year, this is a change of 0.09%.

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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 China arable land?