Number of agricultural tractors per per 100 sq. km of arable land

(units per 100 sq. km)

In 2005, number of tractors in Botswana was 121 units per 100 sq. km. In the ranking by number of tractors including 56 countries, Botswana has the 35th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as the United States of America and the Mali. Compared to Fiji which at the top of the ranking with number of tractors of 337 units per 100 sq. km in 2005, Botswana has 64.02 % percent lower number of tractors.

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Agricultural machinery refers to the number of wheel and crawler tractors (excluding garden tractors) in use in agriculture at the end of the calendar year specified or during the first quarter of the following year. 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.