China arable land as a share of land area was at level of 12.7 % in 2016, unchanged from the previous year.The description is composed by Yodatai, our digital data assistant. Have a question? Ask Yodatai ›
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.