Brazil - Arable land as a share of land area

9.7 (%) in 2016

In 2016, arable land as a share of land area for Brazil was 9.7 %. Arable land as a share of land area of Brazil increased from 3.6 % in 1967 to 9.7 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 2.07 %.

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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.