Costa Rica 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.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2018 was 252,500, a 0.4% increase from 2017.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2017 was 251,500, a 5.98% decline from 2016.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2016 was 267,500, a 5.52% increase from 2015.
  • Costa Rica arable land for 2015 was 253,500, a 12.67% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Dominican Republic 877,000
Guatemala 862,000
Malaysia 826,000
Namibia 800,000
Albania 611,346
Armenia 445,600
Guyana 420,000
North Macedonia 418,000
Gabon 325,000
Botswana 259,600
Costa Rica 252,500
Jordan 201,000
Fiji 165,000
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Equatorial Guinea 120,000
Jamaica 120,000
Belize 90,000
Mauritius 75,000
Suriname 62,000
Samoa 32,500
Tonga 20,000
Montenegro 9,200
Dominica 6,000
Maldives 3,900
Grenada 3,000
American Samoa 3,000
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Costa Rica Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 252,500 0.05 4.95%
2017 251,500 0.05 4.93%
2016 267,500 0.05 5.24%
2015 253,500 0.05 4.96%
2014 225,000 0.05 4.41%
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%