Costa Rica 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.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2016 was 247,500, a 1.39% decline from 2015.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2015 was 251,000, a 8.14% increase from 2014.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2014 was 232,100, a 0.04% increase from 2013.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2013 was 232,000, a 0% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Hectares
Russia 123,121,820
China 118,900,000
Brazil 80,976,000
Kazakhstan 29,395,000
Mexico 22,562,000
Turkey 20,381,000
Thailand 16,810,000
Iran 14,687,000
South Africa 12,500,000
Romania 8,582,000
Algeria 7,404,200
Belarus 5,683,800
Iraq 5,000,000
Paraguay 4,800,000
Peru 3,508,000
Bulgaria 3,496,000
Cuba 2,989,400
Venezuela 2,700,000
Serbia 2,598,000
Azerbaijan 1,999,000
Turkmenistan 1,940,000
Libya 1,720,000
Colombia 1,688,600
Bosnia 1,026,000
Ecuador 976,000
Malaysia 882,000
Guatemala 862,000
Dominican Republic 800,000
Namibia 800,000
Albania 620,300
Armenia 446,400
Guyana 420,000
North Macedonia 416,000
Gabon 325,000
Botswana 259,600
Costa Rica 247,500
Jordan 237,260
Fiji 165,000
Lebanon 132,000
Equatorial Guinea 120,000
Jamaica 120,000
Belize 78,000
Mauritius 75,000
Suriname 65,000
Tonga 18,000
Montenegro 9,000
Samoa 8,000
Dominica 6,000
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 5,000
Maldives 3,900
St. Lucia 3,000
Grenada 3,000
American Samoa 3,000
Marshall Islands 2,000
Costa Rica Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2016 247,500 0.05 4.85%
2015 251,000 0.05 4.92%
2014 232,100 0.05 4.55%
2013 232,000 0.05 4.54%
2012 232,000 0.05 4.54%
2011 232,000 0.05 4.54%
2010 225,000 0.05 4.41%
2009 220,000 0.05 4.31%
2008 200,000 0.04 3.92%
2007 200,000 0.05 3.92%
2006 210,000 0.05 4.11%
2005 210,000 0.05 4.11%
2004 210,000 0.05 4.11%
2003 210,000 0.05 4.11%
2002 200,000 0.05 3.92%
2001 210,000 0.05 4.11%
2000 210,000 0.05 4.11%
1999 220,000 0.06 4.31%
1998 210,000 0.06 4.11%
1997 210,000 0.06 4.11%
1996 210,000 0.06 4.11%
1995 220,000 0.06 4.31%
1994 230,000 0.07 4.50%
1993 230,000 0.07 4.50%
1992 250,000 0.08 4.90%
1991 260,000 0.08 5.09%
1990 260,000 0.08 5.09%
1989 260,000 0.09 5.09%
1988 280,000 0.09 5.48%
1987 285,000 0.10 5.58%
1986 285,000 0.10 5.58%
1985 285,000 0.10 5.58%
1984 283,000 0.11 5.54%
1983 283,000 0.11 5.54%
1982 283,000 0.11 5.54%
1981 283,000 0.12 5.54%
1980 283,000 0.12 5.54%
1979 283,000 0.12 5.54%
1978 283,000 0.12 5.54%
1977 283,000 0.13 5.54%
1976 283,000 0.13 5.54%
1975 283,000 0.14 5.54%
1974 283,000 0.14 5.54%
1973 283,000 0.14 5.54%
1972 285,000 0.15 5.58%
1971 285,000 0.15 5.58%
1970 285,000 0.15 5.58%
1969 285,000 0.16 5.58%
1968 285,000 0.16 5.58%
1967 285,000 0.17 5.58%
1966 285,000 0.17 5.58%
1965 285,000 0.18 5.58%
1964 285,000 0.19 5.58%
1963 285,000 0.19 5.58%
1962 285,000 0.20 5.58%
1961 285,000 0.21 5.58%