Total agricultural water managed area

(thousand ha)

China is the top country by total agricultural water managed area in the world. As of 2021, total agricultural water managed area in China was 75,687 thousand ha that accounts for 21.81% of the world's total agricultural water managed area. The top 5 countries (others are India, the United States of America, Pakistan, and Indonesia) account for 58.76% of it. The world's total total agricultural water managed area was estimated at 346,990.31 thousand ha in 2021.

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What is total agricultural water managed area?

Sum of total area equipped for irrigation and areas with other forms of agricultural water management (non-equipped flood recession cropping area and non-equipped cultivated wetlands and inland valley bottoms)