Canada 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.
  • Canada arable land for 2018 was 38,687,000, a 0.46% increase from 2017.
  • Canada arable land for 2017 was 38,509,000, a 0.05% decline from 2016.
  • Canada arable land for 2016 was 38,530,000, a 0.65% increase from 2015.
  • Canada arable land for 2015 was 38,282,000, a 0.66% 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
Bahamas 8,000
Kuwait 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
Guam 1,000
Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1,000
Northern Mariana Islands 1,000
British Virgin Islands 1,000
Andorra 830
Singapore 560
Bermuda 300
Palau 300
Cayman Islands 200
Seychelles 150
Canada Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 38,687,000 1.04 4.32%
2017 38,509,000 1.05 4.30%
2016 38,530,000 1.07 4.30%
2015 38,282,000 1.07 4.27%
2014 38,032,000 1.07 4.24%
2013 37,783,000 1.08 4.21%
2012 37,534,000 1.08 4.19%
2011 37,285,000 1.09 4.16%
2010 37,687,000 1.11 4.20%
2009 38,086,000 1.13 4.25%
2008 38,485,000 1.16 4.29%
2007 38,884,000 1.18 4.34%
2006 39,283,000 1.21 4.38%
2005 39,616,000 1.23 4.42%
2004 39,949,000 1.25 4.46%
2003 40,282,000 1.27 4.49%
2002 40,615,000 1.30 4.53%
2001 40,948,000 1.32 4.57%
2000 40,971,000 1.34 4.57%
1999 40,993,000 1.35 4.57%
1998 41,015,000 1.36 4.57%
1997 41,037,000 1.37 4.58%
1996 41,059,000 1.39 4.58%
1995 41,110,000 1.40 4.59%
1994 41,162,000 1.42 4.59%
1993 41,214,000 1.44 4.60%
1992 41,266,000 1.45 4.60%
1991 41,317,410 1.47 4.61%
1990 41,367,000 1.49 4.61%
1989 41,420,000 1.52 4.62%
1988 41,473,000 1.55 4.63%
1987 41,526,000 1.57 4.63%
1986 41,579,000 1.59 4.64%
1985 41,378,000 1.60 4.62%
1984 41,178,000 1.61 4.59%
1983 40,978,000 1.62 4.57%
1982 40,778,000 1.62 4.55%
1981 40,578,000 1.63 4.53%
1980 40,296,000 1.64 4.49%
1979 40,016,000 1.65 4.46%
1978 39,736,000 1.66 4.43%
1977 39,456,000 1.66 4.40%
1976 39,176,000 1.67 4.37%
1975 39,056,000 1.69 4.36%
1974 38,934,000 1.71 4.34%
1973 38,812,000 1.73 4.33%
1972 38,690,000 1.74 4.32%
1971 38,568,000 1.76 4.30%
1970 38,502,000 1.81 4.29%
1969 38,434,000 1.83 4.29%
1968 38,366,000 1.85 4.28%
1967 38,298,000 1.88 4.27%
1966 38,230,000 1.91 4.26%
1965 37,910,000 1.93 4.23%
1964 37,585,000 1.94 4.19%
1963 37,260,000 1.96 4.16%
1962 36,935,000 1.98 4.12%
1961 36,610,000 2.00 4.08%