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Agricultural area

(thousand hectares)

China is the top country by agricultural area in the world. As of 2016, agricultural area in China was 528,532 thousand hectares that accounts for 10.92 % of the world's agricultural area. The top 5 countries (others are the United States of America, Australia, Brazil, and Russian Federation) account for 37.34 % of it. The world's total agricultural area was estimated at 4.84 million thousand hectares in 2016.

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What is agricultural area?

Agricultural area, this category is the sum of areas under “Arable land and Permanent crops” and “Permanent pastures”.