France 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.
  • France arable land for 2018 was 18,126,400, a 1.83% decline from 2017.
  • France arable land for 2017 was 18,464,367, a 0.59% increase from 2016.
  • France arable land for 2016 was 18,355,916, a 0.66% decline from 2015.
  • France arable land for 2015 was 18,478,700, a 0.79% 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
Kuwait 8,000
Bahamas 8,000
Barbados 7,000
New Caledonia 5,970
Brunei 5,000
St. Kitts and Nevis 5,000
Antigua and Barbuda 4,000
Channel Islands 3,820
Faroe Islands 3,000
Hong Kong 3,000
French Polynesia 2,500
Liechtenstein 2,160
Aruba 2,000
San Marino 1,985
Bahrain 1,600
Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1,000
Northern Mariana Islands 1,000
British Virgin Islands 1,000
Guam 1,000
Andorra 830
Singapore 560
Bermuda 300
Palau 300
Cayman Islands 200
Seychelles 150
France Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 18,126,400 0.27 33.10%
2017 18,464,367 0.28 33.72%
2016 18,355,916 0.28 33.52%
2015 18,478,700 0.28 33.75%
2014 18,333,100 0.28 33.48%
2013 18,305,700 0.28 33.43%
2012 18,281,700 0.28 33.39%
2011 18,274,400 0.28 33.37%
2010 18,300,700 0.28 33.42%
2009 18,256,200 0.28 33.34%
2008 18,268,700 0.28 33.36%
2007 18,286,200 0.29 33.40%
2006 18,339,000 0.29 33.49%
2005 18,377,600 0.29 33.56%
2004 18,368,000 0.29 33.54%
2003 18,354,800 0.29 33.50%
2002 18,371,500 0.30 33.55%
2001 18,345,900 0.30 33.50%
2000 18,354,400 0.30 33.52%
1999 18,353,100 0.30 33.52%
1998 18,318,000 0.30 33.45%
1997 18,270,100 0.30 33.37%
1996 18,205,000 0.30 33.25%
1995 18,173,100 0.31 33.19%
1994 18,096,200 0.31 33.05%
1993 18,033,800 0.31 32.93%
1992 17,846,900 0.30 32.59%
1991 17,831,300 0.30 32.56%
1990 17,784,800 0.31 32.48%
1989 17,709,900 0.31 32.34%
1988 17,813,000 0.31 32.53%
1987 18,167,000 0.32 33.18%
1986 17,998,000 0.32 32.87%
1985 17,923,000 0.32 32.73%
1984 17,809,000 0.32 32.52%
1983 17,669,000 0.32 32.27%
1982 17,651,000 0.32 32.24%
1981 17,526,000 0.32 32.01%
1980 17,472,000 0.32 31.91%
1979 17,401,000 0.32 31.78%
1978 17,353,000 0.32 31.69%
1977 17,265,000 0.32 31.53%
1976 17,131,000 0.32 31.29%
1975 17,333,000 0.32 31.65%
1974 17,278,000 0.32 31.55%
1973 17,096,000 0.32 31.22%
1972 17,027,000 0.32 31.10%
1971 17,056,000 0.33 31.15%
1970 17,417,000 0.34 31.81%
1969 17,565,000 0.34 32.08%
1968 17,579,000 0.34 32.10%
1967 18,076,000 0.36 33.01%
1966 18,463,000 0.37 33.72%
1965 18,796,000 0.38 34.33%
1964 19,078,000 0.39 34.84%
1963 19,455,000 0.40 35.53%
1962 19,530,000 0.41 35.67%
1961 19,606,000 0.42 35.81%