Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland arable land for 2018 was 398,139, a 0.01% decline from 2017.
  • Switzerland arable land for 2017 was 398,184, a 0.13% decline from 2016.
  • Switzerland arable land for 2016 was 398,695, a 0.07% increase from 2015.
  • Switzerland arable land for 2015 was 398,399, a 0.26% decline 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
St. Kitts and Nevis 5,000
Brunei 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
Turks and Caicos Islands 1,000
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 1,000
Northern Mariana Islands 1,000
British Virgin Islands 1,000
Guam 1,000
Andorra 830
Singapore 560
Bermuda 300
Palau 300
Cayman Islands 200
Seychelles 150
Switzerland Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 398,139 0.05 10.08%
2017 398,184 0.05 10.08%
2016 398,695 0.05 10.09%
2015 398,399 0.05 10.08%
2014 399,442 0.05 10.11%
2013 402,902 0.05 10.20%
2012 403,800 0.05 10.22%
2011 403,900 0.05 10.22%
2010 404,500 0.05 10.24%
2009 406,000 0.05 10.27%
2008 406,300 0.05 10.28%
2007 406,600 0.05 10.29%
2006 407,000 0.05 10.30%
2005 406,200 0.05 10.28%
2004 406,500 0.06 10.29%
2003 406,900 0.06 10.30%
2002 408,300 0.06 10.33%
2001 409,400 0.06 10.36%
2000 408,800 0.06 10.34%
1999 410,600 0.06 10.39%
1998 413,300 0.06 10.46%
1997 415,500 0.06 10.51%
1996 420,900 0.06 10.65%
1995 422,200 0.06 10.68%
1994 419,200 0.06 10.60%
1993 409,900 0.06 10.37%
1992 406,100 0.06 10.27%
1991 407,500 0.06 10.31%
1990 403,700 0.06 10.21%
1989 408,600 0.06 10.34%
1988 402,200 0.06 10.17%
1987 398,700 0.06 10.09%
1986 404,100 0.06 10.22%
1985 405,000 0.06 10.25%
1984 402,400 0.06 10.18%
1983 394,500 0.06 9.98%
1982 388,900 0.06 9.84%
1981 384,600 0.06 9.73%
1980 381,100 0.06 9.64%
1979 376,900 0.06 9.54%
1978 375,300 0.06 9.49%
1977 369,900 0.06 9.36%
1976 369,500 0.06 9.35%
1975 368,900 0.06 9.33%
1974 365,400 0.06 9.24%
1973 362,800 0.06 9.18%
1972 363,000 0.06 9.18%
1971 356,900 0.06 9.03%
1970 355,900 0.06 9.00%
1969 360,000 0.06 9.11%
1968 359,700 0.06 9.10%
1967 363,400 0.06 9.19%
1966 371,000 0.06 9.39%
1965 377,700 0.06 9.56%
1964 383,800 0.07 9.71%
1963 387,900 0.07 9.81%
1962 397,700 0.07 10.06%
1961 396,100 0.07 10.02%