Australia - Area equipped for irrigation

2,546.00 (thousand ha) in 2006

In 2006, area equipped for irrigation for Australia was 2,546 thousand ha. Though Australia area equipped for irrigation fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 1990 - 2006 period ending at 2,546 thousand ha in 2006.

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Area equipped to provide water (via irrigation) to crops. It includes areas equipped for full/partial control irrigation, equipped lowland areas, and areas equipped for spate irrigation.