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Uruguay - Agricultural land as a share of land area

82.6 (%) in 2016

In 2016, agricultural land as a share of land area for Uruguay was 82.6 %. Agricultural land as a share of land area of Uruguay fell gradually from 90.5 % in 1967 to 82.6 % in 2016.

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What is agricultural land as a share of 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 Uruguay agricultural land as a share of land area?

Date Value Change, %
2016 82.6 0.00 %
2015 82.6 0.00 %
2014 82.6 -0.09 %
2013 82.6 1.64 %
2012 81.3 -2.04 %
2011 83.0 0.64 %
2010 82.5 -2.57 %
2009 84.6 0.95 %
2008 83.8 0.85 %
2007 83.1 -0.99 %
2006 84.0 -0.92 %
2005 84.7

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