Ethiopia 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.
  • Ethiopia arable land for 2018 was 16,187,000, a 1.36% increase from 2017.
  • Ethiopia arable land for 2017 was 15,969,200, a 0.78% increase from 2016.
  • Ethiopia arable land for 2016 was 15,846,000, a 0.8% increase from 2015.
  • Ethiopia arable land for 2015 was 15,721,000, a 0.8% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Ethiopia Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 16,187,000 0.15 14.33%
2017 15,969,200 0.15 14.14%
2016 15,846,000 0.15 14.03%
2015 15,721,000 0.16 13.92%
2014 15,596,000 0.16 13.81%
2013 15,471,000 0.16 13.70%
2012 15,346,000 0.17 13.59%
2011 15,193,200 0.17 13.45%
2010 14,565,000 0.17 12.90%
2009 13,948,000 0.16 12.35%
2008 13,606,000 0.16 12.05%
2007 14,038,000 0.17 12.43%
2006 13,396,000 0.17 11.86%
2005 12,823,000 0.17 11.35%
2004 12,364,000 0.17 10.95%
2003 10,928,000 0.15 10.93%
2002 9,853,000 0.14 9.85%
2001 9,908,400 0.15 9.91%
2000 10,000,000 0.15 10.00%
1999 10,000,000 0.16 10.00%
1998 9,950,000 0.16 9.95%
1997 9,900,000 0.16 9.90%
1996 9,927,000 0.17 9.93%
1995 9,940,000 0.17 9.94%
1994 9,932,000 0.18 9.93%
1993 10,000,000 0.19 10.00%
1992 10,650,000 0.21 9.67%
1991 10,650,000 0.21 9.67%
1990 10,750,000 0.22 9.76%
1989 10,900,000 0.24 9.90%
1988 11,100,000 0.25 10.08%
1987 11,300,000 0.26 10.26%
1986 11,600,000 0.28 10.54%
1985 11,850,000 0.29 10.76%
1984 12,000,000 0.30 10.90%
1983 12,400,000 0.33 11.26%
1982 12,600,000 0.34 11.44%
1981 12,800,000 0.36 11.63%
1980 13,000,000 0.37 11.81%
1979 13,105,000 0.38 11.90%
1978 13,060,000 0.38 11.86%
1977 13,030,000 0.39 11.83%
1976 13,000,000 0.39 11.81%
1975 13,000,000 0.40 11.81%
1974 13,000,000 0.41 11.81%
1973 13,000,000 0.42 11.81%
1972 13,000,000 0.43 11.81%
1971 12,770,000 0.44 11.60%
1970 12,530,000 0.44 11.38%
1969 12,530,000 0.45 11.38%
1968 12,250,000 0.45 11.13%
1967 12,150,000 0.46 11.04%
1966 12,070,000 0.47 10.96%
1965 11,995,000 0.48 10.89%
1964 11,631,000 0.48 10.56%
1963 11,631,000 0.49 10.56%
1962 11,459,000 0.49 10.41%
1961 11,000,000 0.49 9.99%