Niger 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.
  • Niger arable land for 2018 was 17,700,000, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • Niger arable land for 2017 was 17,700,000, a 1.14% increase from 2016.
  • Niger arable land for 2016 was 17,500,000, a 4.17% increase from 2015.
  • Niger arable land for 2015 was 16,800,000, a 0% 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
Democratic Republic of Congo 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
Niger Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 17,700,000 0.79 13.97%
2017 17,700,000 0.82 13.97%
2016 17,500,000 0.84 13.82%
2015 16,800,000 0.84 13.26%
2014 16,800,000 0.87 13.26%
2013 16,800,000 0.91 13.26%
2012 15,900,000 0.89 12.55%
2011 15,600,000 0.91 12.32%
2010 15,100,000 0.92 11.92%
2009 14,900,000 0.94 11.76%
2008 14,920,000 0.98 11.78%
2007 14,925,000 1.02 11.78%
2006 14,137,000 1.00 11.16%
2005 14,123,000 1.04 11.15%
2004 14,105,000 1.07 11.14%
2003 14,050,000 1.11 11.09%
2002 13,960,000 1.15 11.02%
2001 13,970,000 1.19 11.03%
2000 13,975,000 1.23 11.03%
1999 13,984,000 1.28 11.04%
1998 13,984,000 1.33 11.04%
1997 13,985,000 1.37 11.04%
1996 13,985,000 1.42 11.04%
1995 13,985,000 1.47 11.04%
1994 12,985,000 1.42 10.25%
1993 12,986,000 1.47 10.25%
1992 12,987,000 1.52 10.25%
1991 12,092,000 1.46 9.55%
1990 11,036,000 1.37 8.71%
1989 9,594,000 1.23 7.57%
1988 9,489,000 1.26 7.49%
1987 9,502,000 1.30 7.50%
1986 9,770,000 1.37 7.71%
1985 9,770,000 1.41 7.71%
1984 9,772,000 1.45 7.71%
1983 10,002,000 1.53 7.90%
1982 9,852,000 1.55 7.78%
1981 9,772,000 1.59 7.71%
1980 10,212,000 1.71 8.06%
1979 9,952,000 1.71 7.86%
1978 9,774,000 1.73 7.72%
1977 9,774,000 1.78 7.72%
1976 9,774,000 1.83 7.72%
1975 9,776,000 1.89 7.72%
1974 9,776,000 1.94 7.72%
1973 10,810,000 2.21 8.53%
1972 11,173,000 2.34 8.82%
1971 11,226,000 2.42 8.86%
1970 11,197,000 2.48 8.84%
1969 12,173,000 2.78 9.61%
1968 12,175,000 2.86 9.61%
1967 11,498,000 2.77 9.08%
1966 11,498,000 2.85 9.08%
1965 11,498,000 2.94 9.08%
1964 11,499,000 3.02 9.08%
1963 11,499,000 3.11 9.08%
1962 11,499,000 3.20 9.08%
1961 11,499,000 3.30 9.08%