France Arable Land 1961-2024

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 2020 was 17,956,560, a 0.6% decline from 2019.
  • France arable land for 2019 was 18,065,023, a 0.34% decline from 2018.
  • 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Hectares
United States 157,736,800
Canada 38,235,000
Argentina 32,632,760
Australia 30,644,000
France 17,956,560
Germany 11,664,000
Spain 11,639,398
Poland 10,921,000
Italy 6,831,000
United Kingdom 5,978,502
Japan 4,104,000
Hungary 4,012,000
Saudi Arabia 3,430,417
Sweden 2,538,550
Czech Republic 2,484,154
Denmark 2,370,930
Lithuania 2,249,400
Finland 2,243,000
Greece 2,131,930
Uruguay 2,024,400
South Korea 1,352,000
Slovak Republic 1,346,000
Latvia 1,334,000
Austria 1,321,080
Chile 1,197,000
Netherlands 1,004,830
Portugal 951,534
Croatia 889,000
Belgium 864,877
Norway 804,497
Estonia 694,000
Panama 565,000
New Zealand 527,000
Ireland 444,000
Switzerland 399,842
Israel 380,000
Slovenia 181,030
Iceland 121,000
Cyprus 102,402
Oman 74,660
Luxembourg 62,130
Puerto Rico 50,200
UAE 49,000
Trinidad and Tobago 25,000
Isle of Man 23,500
Qatar 21,000
Malta 9,070
Bahamas 8,000
Kuwait 8,000
Barbados 7,000
New Caledonia 5,970
St. Kitts and Nevis 5,000
Antigua and Barbuda 4,000
Brunei 4,000
French Polynesia 2,500
Hong Kong 2,000
Aruba 2,000
San Marino 1,985
Bahrain 1,600
Liechtenstein 1,410
British Virgin Islands 1,000
Guam 1,000
Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 900
Andorra 720
Singapore 560
Palau 300
Bermuda 300
Cayman Islands 200
Seychelles 150
Northern Mariana Islands 80
Faroe Islands 70
France Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2020 17,956,560 0.27 32.79%
2019 18,065,023 0.27 32.99%
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 0.35 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%