Permanent meadows and pastures

(thousand hectares)

China is the top country by permanent meadows and pastures in the world. As of 2021, permanent meadows and pastures in China was 392,834 thousand hectares that accounts for 12.33% of the world's permanent meadows and pastures. The top 5 countries (others are Australia, the United States of America, Kazakhstan, and Brazil) account for 41.68% of it. The world's total permanent meadows and pastures was estimated at 3.18 million thousand hectares in 2021.

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What is permanent meadows and pastures?

Permanent meadows and pastures is the land used permanently (five years or more) to grow herbaceous forage crops, either cultivated or growing wild (wild prairie or grazing land).

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