Mauritania 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.
  • Mauritania arable land for 2020 was 400,000, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • Mauritania arable land for 2019 was 400,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • Mauritania arable land for 2018 was 400,000, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Mauritania arable land for 2017 was 400,000, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Hectares
India 155,369,076
Nigeria 35,000,000
Ukraine 32,924,000
Pakistan 30,930,000
Indonesia 26,300,000
Sudan 20,994,840
Myanmar 11,018,000
Bangladesh 8,000,000
Morocco 7,649,000
Vietnam 6,787,000
Cameroon 6,200,000
Kenya 5,800,000
Philippines 5,590,000
Angola 4,900,000
Bolivia 4,540,000
Uzbekistan 4,023,000
Cambodia 3,876,000
Zambia 3,800,000
Egypt 3,365,000
Tunisia 2,595,000
Ghana 2,513,400
Moldova 1,699,800
Nicaragua 1,504,000
Sri Lanka 1,372,000
Mongolia 1,340,480
Kyrgyz Republic 1,287,400
Lao PDR 1,224,000
Honduras 1,020,000
El Salvador 721,000
Lesotho 596,000
Republic of Congo 550,000
Mauritania 400,000
Georgia 310,000
Papua New Guinea 300,000
Eswatini 175,000
Timor-Leste 111,500
Bhutan 94,000
West Bank and Gaza 69,800
Cabo Verde 50,000
Vanuatu 20,000
Solomon Islands 20,000
Sao Tome and Principe 4,000
Kiribati 2,000
Micronesia 2,000
Djibouti 2,000
Mauritania Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2020 400,000 0.09 0.39%
2019 400,000 0.09 0.39%
2018 400,000 0.09 0.39%
2017 400,000 0.10 0.39%
2016 400,000 0.10 0.39%
2015 400,000 0.10 0.39%
2014 400,000 0.10 0.39%
2013 400,000 0.11 0.39%
2012 400,000 0.11 0.39%
2011 400,000 0.11 0.39%
2010 450,000 0.13 0.44%
2009 390,000 0.12 0.38%
2008 400,000 0.12 0.39%
2007 400,000 0.13 0.39%
2006 400,000 0.13 0.39%
2005 400,000 0.13 0.39%
2004 400,000 0.14 0.39%
2003 400,000 0.14 0.39%
2002 400,000 0.14 0.39%
2001 450,000 0.16 0.44%
2000 488,000 0.18 0.47%
1999 488,000 0.19 0.47%
1998 488,000 0.19 0.47%
1997 488,000 0.20 0.47%
1996 488,000 0.20 0.47%
1995 498,000 0.21 0.48%
1994 470,000 0.20 0.46%
1993 431,000 0.19 0.42%
1992 420,000 0.20 0.41%
1991 410,000 0.20 0.40%
1990 400,000 0.20 0.39%
1989 380,000 0.19 0.37%
1988 360,000 0.19 0.35%
1987 340,000 0.18 0.33%
1986 320,000 0.18 0.31%
1985 300,000 0.17 0.29%
1984 280,000 0.17 0.27%
1983 270,000 0.16 0.26%
1982 250,000 0.16 0.24%
1981 230,000 0.15 0.22%
1980 210,000 0.14 0.20%
1979 195,000 0.13 0.19%
1978 192,000 0.14 0.19%
1977 196,000 0.14 0.19%
1976 195,000 0.15 0.19%
1975 192,000 0.15 0.19%
1974 196,000 0.16 0.19%
1973 226,000 0.18 0.22%
1972 239,000 0.20 0.23%
1971 239,000 0.21 0.23%
1970 278,000 0.25 0.27%
1969 278,000 0.26 0.27%
1968 268,000 0.25 0.26%
1967 267,000 0.26 0.26%
1966 266,000 0.27 0.26%
1965 265,000 0.27 0.26%
1964 266,000 0.28 0.26%
1963 267,000 0.29 0.26%
1962 267,000 0.30 0.26%
1961 267,000 0.31 0.26%