Germany - Arable land

11,658 (thousand hectares) in 2021

In 2021, arable land for Germany was 11,658 thousand hectares. Though Germany arable land fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 1972 - 2021 period ending at 11,658 thousand hectares in 2021.

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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 Germany arable land?