UAE Arable Land 1961-2022

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.
  • UAE arable land for 2018 was 42,300, a 4.94% decline from 2017.
  • UAE arable land for 2017 was 44,500, a 0% increase from 2016.
  • UAE arable land for 2016 was 44,500, a 0.91% increase from 2015.
  • UAE arable land for 2015 was 44,100, a 0.23% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Hectares
United States 157,736,800
Argentina 39,200,000
Canada 38,687,000
Australia 30,974,000
France 18,126,400
Spain 11,884,252
Germany 11,731,000
Poland 11,009,000
Italy 6,723,000
United Kingdom 6,037,787
Hungary 4,324,000
Japan 4,142,000
Saudi Arabia 3,437,000
Sweden 2,550,000
Czech Republic 2,484,000
Denmark 2,392,000
Finland 2,244,000
Greece 2,136,600
Lithuania 2,115,000
Uruguay 1,976,900
South Korea 1,374,000
Slovak Republic 1,348,000
Austria 1,327,150
Latvia 1,295,000
Chile 1,213,000
Netherlands 1,021,000
Portugal 919,180
Belgium 850,000
Croatia 804,000
Norway 803,210
Estonia 688,000
Panama 565,000
New Zealand 491,000
Ireland 451,000
Switzerland 398,139
Israel 383,500
Slovenia 181,780
Iceland 121,000
Cyprus 104,005
Oman 76,660
Luxembourg 62,114
Puerto Rico 50,200
UAE 42,300
Trinidad and Tobago 25,000
Isle of Man 23,100
Qatar 14,000
Malta 9,070
Bahamas 8,000
Kuwait 8,000
Barbados 7,000
New Caledonia 5,970
St. Kitts and Nevis 5,000
Brunei 5,000
Antigua and Barbuda 4,000
Channel Islands 3,820
Hong Kong 3,000
Faroe Islands 3,000
French Polynesia 2,500
Liechtenstein 2,160
Aruba 2,000
San Marino 1,985
Bahrain 1,600
Northern Mariana Islands 1,000
British Virgin Islands 1,000
Guam 1,000
Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1,000
Andorra 830
Singapore 560
Palau 300
Bermuda 300
Cayman Islands 200
Seychelles 150
UAE Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 42,300 0.00 0.60%
2017 44,500 0.00 0.63%
2016 44,500 0.00 0.63%
2015 44,100 0.00 0.62%
2014 44,000 0.00 0.62%
2013 37,500 0.00 0.53%
2012 37,100 0.00 0.52%
2011 45,100 0.01 0.64%
2010 50,600 0.01 0.71%
2009 49,900 0.01 0.70%
2008 51,600 0.01 0.73%
2007 44,600 0.01 0.63%
2006 50,600 0.01 0.71%
2005 68,000 0.01 0.96%
2004 63,000 0.02 0.89%
2003 64,000 0.02 0.90%
2002 75,000 0.02 1.06%
2001 71,000 0.02 1.00%
2000 60,000 0.02 0.84%
1999 43,000 0.01 0.61%
1998 36,000 0.01 0.51%
1997 45,000 0.02 0.63%
1996 46,000 0.02 0.65%
1995 43,000 0.02 0.61%
1994 42,000 0.02 0.59%
1993 40,000 0.02 0.56%
1992 38,000 0.02 0.54%
1991 35,000 0.02 0.49%
1990 35,000 0.02 0.49%
1989 29,000 0.02 0.41%
1988 29,000 0.02 0.41%
1987 29,000 0.02 0.41%
1986 29,000 0.02 0.41%
1985 26,000 0.02 0.37%
1984 24,000 0.02 0.34%
1983 23,000 0.02 0.32%
1982 18,000 0.02 0.25%
1981 19,000 0.02 0.27%
1980 16,000 0.02 0.23%
1979 12,000 0.01 0.17%
1978 12,000 0.01 0.17%
1977 12,000 0.02 0.17%
1976 11,000 0.02 0.15%
1975 11,000 0.02 0.15%
1974 9,000 0.02 0.13%
1973 8,000 0.02 0.11%
1972 7,000 0.02 0.10%
1971 7,000 0.03 0.10%
1970 7,000 0.03 0.10%
1969 6,000 0.03 0.08%
1968 6,000 0.03 0.08%
1967 6,000 0.04 0.08%
1966 6,000 0.04 0.08%
1965 5,000 0.03 0.07%
1964 5,000 0.04 0.07%
1963 5,000 0.04 0.07%
1962 5,000 0.04 0.07%
1961 5,000 0.05 0.07%