Afghanistan Arable Land 1961-2021

Arable land (in hectares) 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.
  • Afghanistan arable land for 2018 was 7,703,000, a 0.05% increase from 2017.
  • Afghanistan arable land for 2017 was 7,699,000, a 0.39% decline from 2016.
  • Afghanistan arable land for 2016 was 7,729,000, a 0.46% decline from 2015.
  • Afghanistan arable land for 2015 was 7,765,000, a 0.08% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Hectares
Niger 17,700,000
Ethiopia 16,187,000
Tanzania 13,500,000
Congo, Dem. Rep. 11,800,000
Afghanistan 7,703,000
Uganda 6,900,000
Mali 6,411,000
Burkina Faso 6,000,000
Mozambique 5,650,000
Chad 5,200,000
Syrian Arab Republic 4,662,000
Zimbabwe 4,000,000
Malawi 3,600,000
Senegal 3,200,000
Guinea 3,100,000
Madagascar 3,000,000
Benin 2,800,000
Togo 2,650,000
North Korea 2,350,000
Nepal 2,113,700
Central African Republic 1,800,000
Sierra Leone 1,584,000
Burundi 1,200,000
Rwanda 1,151,700
Somalia 1,100,000
Yemen 1,097,700
Haiti 1,070,000
Tajikistan 701,800
Eritrea 690,000
Liberia 500,000
Gambia 440,000
Guinea-Bissau 300,000
Comoros 66,000
Afghanistan Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 7,703,000 0.21 11.80%
2017 7,699,000 0.21 11.79%
2016 7,729,000 0.22 11.84%
2015 7,765,000 0.23 11.89%
2014 7,771,000 0.23 11.90%
2013 7,785,000 0.24 11.92%
2012 7,790,000 0.25 11.93%
2011 7,791,000 0.26 11.93%
2010 7,793,000 0.27 11.94%
2009 7,793,000 0.27 11.94%
2008 7,794,000 0.28 11.94%
2007 7,794,000 0.29 11.94%
2006 7,794,000 0.29 11.94%
2005 7,805,000 0.30 11.96%
2004 7,816,000 0.32 11.97%
2003 7,772,000 0.33 11.90%
2002 7,678,000 0.34 11.76%
2001 7,683,000 0.36 11.77%
2000 7,683,000 0.37 11.77%
1999 7,653,000 0.38 11.72%
1998 7,757,000 0.39 11.88%
1997 7,685,000 0.40 11.77%
1996 7,647,000 0.41 11.71%
1995 7,653,000 0.42 11.72%
1994 7,703,000 0.45 11.80%
1993 7,824,000 0.49 11.98%
1992 7,910,000 0.55 12.12%
1991 7,910,000 0.59 12.12%
1990 7,910,000 0.64 12.12%
1989 7,910,000 0.67 12.12%
1988 7,910,000 0.68 12.12%
1987 7,910,000 0.68 12.12%
1986 7,910,000 0.67 12.12%
1985 7,910,000 0.66 12.12%
1984 7,910,000 0.65 12.12%
1983 7,910,000 0.63 12.12%
1982 7,910,000 0.61 12.12%
1981 7,910,000 0.60 12.12%
1980 7,910,000 0.59 12.12%
1979 7,910,000 0.59 12.12%
1978 7,910,000 0.59 12.12%
1977 7,910,000 0.60 12.12%
1976 7,910,000 0.61 12.12%
1975 7,910,000 0.62 12.12%
1974 7,910,000 0.64 12.12%
1973 7,910,000 0.65 12.12%
1972 7,910,000 0.67 12.12%
1971 7,900,000 0.69 12.10%
1970 7,870,000 0.70 12.05%
1969 7,860,000 0.72 12.04%
1968 7,844,000 0.74 12.01%
1967 7,844,000 0.75 12.01%
1966 7,835,000 0.77 12.00%
1965 7,800,000 0.78 11.95%
1964 7,800,000 0.80 11.95%
1963 7,750,000 0.81 11.87%
1962 7,700,000 0.82 11.79%
1961 7,650,000 0.83 11.72%