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The Area Equipped for Irrigation by the World

334,272.3 1000 ha in 2016

Area equipped for irrigation of World increased from 175,199 1000 ha in 1967 to 334,272.3 1000 ha in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.33 %.

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Date Value Change, %
2016 334,272.30 0.42 %
2015 332,879.63 0.42 %
2014 331,500.16 0.21 %
2013 330,799.46 0.98 %
2012 327,601.60 0.94 %
2011 324,548.24 0.79 %
2010 321,989.93 0.97 %
2009 318,902.36 0.78 %
2008 316,445.74 0.57 %
2007 314,656.72 0.75 %
2006 312,300.78 0.70 %
2005 310,118.05
Country (1000 ha)
India 70,400 in 2013 FAO
China 69,863 in 2013 FAO
United States of America 26,708 in 2012 FAO
Pakistan 19,990 in 2008 FAO
Iran 8,700 in 2009 FAO
Mexico 7,226 in 2016 FAO
Indonesia 6,722 in 2005 FAO
Thailand 6,415 in 2007 FAO
Turkey 5,340 in 2012 FAO
Brazil 5,066 in 2016 FAO
Bangladesh 5,050 in 2008 FAO
Viet Nam 4,585 in 2005 FAO
Uzbekistan 4,199 in 2016 FAO
Italy 4,004 in 2013 FAO
Egypt 3,823 in 2016 FAO
Spain 3,681 in 2014 FAO
Iraq 3,525 in 1990 FAO
Afghanistan 3,208 in 2002 FAO
France 2,811 in 2013 FAO
Peru 2,580 in 2012 FAO
Australia 2,546 in 2006 FAO
Japan 2,500 in 2010 FAO
Russian Federation 2,375 in 2006 FAO
Argentina 2,357 in 2011 FAO
Ukraine 2,170 in 2016 FAO
Myanmar 2,110 in 2004 FAO
Kazakhstan 2,066 in 2010 FAO
Turkmenistan 1,991 in 2006 FAO
Philippines 1,888 in 2017 FAO
Sudan 1,852 in 2011 FAO
Ecuador 1,710 in 2016 FAO
South Africa 1,670 in 2012 FAO
Saudi Arabia 1,620 in 2004 FAO
Morocco 1,520 in 2011 FAO
Greece 1,517 in 2013 FAO
Democratic People's Republic of Korea 1,460 in 1995 FAO
Azerbaijan 1,446 in 2017 FAO
Nepal 1,369 in 2014 FAO
Syrian Arab Republic 1,341 in 2010 FAO
Algeria 1,260 in 2016 FAO
Canada 1,218 in 2006 FAO
Chile 1,109 in 2007 FAO
Colombia 1,087 in 2011 FAO
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) 1,055 in 2008 FAO
Kyrgyzstan 1,023 in 2012 FAO
Madagascar 904.8 in 2013 FAO
Ethiopia 858.3 in 2015 FAO
Republic of Korea 806.5 in 2009 FAO
Tajikistan 742.1 in 2009 FAO
New Zealand 721.8 in 2012 FAO
Yemen 680.1 in 2004 FAO
Germany 676.4 in 2015 FAO
Sri Lanka 570 in 2006 FAO
Cuba 557.6 in 2012 FAO
Portugal 547.8 in 2016 FAO
Netherlands 499.4 in 2013 FAO
Tunisia 486.6 in 2012 FAO
Lao People’s Democratic Republic 461.1 in 2016 FAO
Denmark 439 in 2013 FAO
Georgia 432.8 in 2007 FAO
Libya 400 in 2008 FAO
Malaysia 380 in 2009 FAO
Mali 371.1 in 2011 FAO
United Republic of Tanzania 363.5 in 2013 FAO
Cambodia 353.6 in 2006 FAO
Albania 353.4 in 2015 FAO
Guatemala 337.5 in 2012 FAO
Nigeria 325.1 in 2010 FAO
Dominican Republic 310.1 in 2012 FAO
Bolivia 297.2 in 2011 FAO
Armenia 273.5 in 2006 FAO
Uruguay 238 in 2011 FAO
Romania 230.4 in 2013 FAO
Hungary 230 in 2016 FAO
Republic of Moldova 228.3 in 2016 FAO
Israel 225 in 2004 FAO
United Kingdom 207.6 in 2016 FAO
Somalia 200 in 2003 FAO
Nicaragua 199.1 in 2011 FAO
Kenya 193.9 in 2016 FAO
Zimbabwe 175.9 in 2016 FAO
Costa Rica 159.6 in 2014 FAO
Zambia 155.9 in 2002 FAO
Sweden 155.5 in 2013 FAO
Guyana 143 in 2012 FAO
Paraguay 136.2 in 2012 FAO
North Macedonia 127.8 in 2004 FAO
Palestine 120 in 2016 FAO
Senegal 119.7 in 2002 FAO
Mozambique 118.1 in 2010 FAO
Bulgaria 115.5 in 2013 FAO
Jordan 106.5 in 2016 FAO
Finland 102.1 in 2013 FAO
Austria 99.76 in 2016 FAO
Slovakia 99.64 in 2013 FAO
Haiti 97 in 2009 FAO
Guinea 94.92 in 2001 FAO
United Arab Emirates 92 in 2010 FAO
Lebanon 90 in 2015 FAO
Honduras 89.7 in 2009 FAO
Norway 88.91 in 2013 FAO
Angola 85.53 in 2005 FAO
Mongolia 84.3 in 1993 FAO
Poland 75.81 in 2013 FAO
Serbia 74.59 in 2016 FAO
Malawi 73.5 in 2006 FAO
Côte d'Ivoire 72.75 in 1994 FAO
Oman 58.85 in 2004 FAO
Suriname 57 in 2011 FAO
Burkina Faso 54.27 in 2011 FAO
Switzerland 52 in 2016 FAO
Eswatini 49.85 in 2000 FAO
Czech Republic 45.86 in 2016 FAO
El Salvador 45.23 in 2012 FAO
Mauritania 45.01 in 2004 FAO
Jamaica 43.4 in 2016 FAO
Cyprus 38.14 in 2016 FAO
South Sudan 38.1 in 2011 FAO
Timor-Leste 34.65 in 2002 FAO
Panama 32.14 in 2009 FAO
Bhutan 31.91 in 2010 FAO
Ghana 30.9 in 2000 FAO
Chad 30.27 in 2002 FAO
Belarus 30.2 in 2016 FAO
Croatia 29.68 in 2016 FAO
Sierra Leone 29.36 in 1992 FAO
Cameroon 25.65 in 2000 FAO
Benin 23.04 in 2008 FAO
Guinea Bissau 22.56 in 1996 FAO
Puerto Rico 22.04 in 2005 FAO
Eritrea 21.59 in 1993 FAO
Burundi 21.43 in 2000 FAO
Mauritius 21.22 in 2002 FAO
Belgium 19.18 in 2013 FAO
Niger 15.08 in 2016 FAO
Qatar 12.94 in 2001 FAO
Uganda 11.14 in 2012 FAO
Democratic Republic of the Congo 10.5 in 1995 FAO
Kuwait 10.14 in 2006 FAO
Rwanda 9.63 in 2007 FAO
Namibia 7.57 in 2002 FAO
Sao Tome and Principe 7.34 in 2016 FAO
Togo 7.3 in 1996 FAO
Trinidad and Tobago 7 in 2004 FAO
Barbados 5.44 in 2005 FAO
Gambia 5 in 2011 FAO
Lithuania 4.49 in 2016 FAO
Gabon 4.45 in 1987 FAO
Malta 4.2 in 2013 FAO
Fiji 4 in 2003 FAO
Bahrain 3.73 in 2016 FAO
Belize 3.55 in 2005 FAO
Cabo Verde 3.48 in 2004 FAO
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3 in 2000 FAO
Saint Lucia 3 in 2007 FAO
Lesotho 2.64 in 1999 FAO
Montenegro 2.41 in 2010 FAO
Slovenia 2.35 in 2016 FAO
Liberia 2.1 in 1987 FAO
Congo 2 in 1993 FAO
Botswana 1.44 in 2002 FAO
Ireland 1.1 in 1998 FAO
Djibouti 1.01 in 1999 FAO
Bahamas 1 in 2012 FAO
Brunei Darussalam 1 in 1995 FAO
Latvia 0.67 in 2016 FAO
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.48 in 2003 FAO
Estonia 0.46 in 2010 FAO
Antigua and Barbuda 0.38 in 2014 FAO
Grenada 0.37 in 2008 FAO
Seychelles 0.26 in 2003 FAO
Dominica 0.2 in 2010 FAO
Andorra 0.15 in 2000 FAO
Central African Republic 0.14 in 1987 FAO
Comoros 0.13 in 1987 FAO
Solomon Islands 0.04 in 2007 FAO
Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.03 in 2012 FAO
Luxembourg 0 in 2007 FAO
Maldives 0 in 1998 FAO
Papua New Guinea 0 in 1997 FAO

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