Botswana Arable Land 1961-2021

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.
  • Botswana arable land for 2016 was 259,600, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Botswana arable land for 2015 was 259,600, a 34.94% decline from 2014.
  • Botswana arable land for 2014 was 399,000, a 44.04% increase from 2013.
  • Botswana arable land for 2013 was 277,000, a 2.81% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Dominican Republic 800,000
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Guyana 420,000
North Macedonia 416,000
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Botswana 259,600
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Jordan 237,260
Fiji 165,000
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Botswana Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2016 259,600 0.12 0.46%
2015 259,600 0.12 0.46%
2014 399,000 0.19 0.70%
2013 277,000 0.13 0.49%
2012 285,000 0.14 0.50%
2011 324,000 0.16 0.57%
2010 259,000 0.13 0.46%
2009 316,000 0.16 0.56%
2008 279,000 0.15 0.49%
2007 182,000 0.10 0.32%
2006 201,000 0.11 0.35%
2005 240,000 0.13 0.42%
2004 226,000 0.13 0.40%
2003 195,000 0.11 0.34%
2002 245,000 0.14 0.43%
2001 200,000 0.12 0.35%
2000 350,000 0.21 0.62%
1999 240,000 0.15 0.42%
1998 230,000 0.15 0.41%
1997 300,000 0.19 0.53%
1996 345,000 0.23 0.61%
1995 345,000 0.23 0.61%
1994 395,000 0.28 0.70%
1993 350,000 0.25 0.62%
1992 250,000 0.18 0.44%
1991 300,000 0.23 0.53%
1990 420,000 0.33 0.74%
1989 414,000 0.33 0.73%
1988 409,000 0.34 0.72%
1987 409,000 0.35 0.72%
1986 407,000 0.37 0.72%
1985 407,000 0.38 0.72%
1984 405,000 0.39 0.71%
1983 405,000 0.41 0.71%
1982 405,000 0.42 0.71%
1981 403,000 0.43 0.71%
1980 403,000 0.45 0.71%
1979 403,000 0.47 0.71%
1978 401,000 0.48 0.71%
1977 401,000 0.50 0.71%
1976 401,000 0.52 0.71%
1975 401,000 0.54 0.71%
1974 401,000 0.56 0.71%
1973 401,000 0.58 0.71%
1972 401,000 0.60 0.71%
1971 400,000 0.62 0.71%
1970 400,000 0.64 0.71%
1969 400,000 0.65 0.71%
1968 400,000 0.67 0.71%
1967 400,000 0.68 0.71%
1966 400,000 0.70 0.71%
1965 400,000 0.71 0.71%
1964 399,000 0.73 0.70%
1963 399,000 0.74 0.70%
1962 399,000 0.76 0.70%
1961 399,000 0.78 0.70%