India Arable Land 1961-2020

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.
  • India arable land for 2016 was 156,463,000, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • India arable land for 2015 was 156,463,000, a 0% increase from 2014.
  • India arable land for 2014 was 156,463,000, a 0.01% increase from 2013.
  • India arable land for 2013 was 156,442,000, a 0.07% decline from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Hectares
India 156,463,000
Nigeria 34,000,000
Ukraine 32,776,000
Pakistan 31,040,000
Indonesia 23,500,000
Sudan 19,823,160
Myanmar 10,908,000
Morocco 8,130,000
Bangladesh 7,764,210
Vietnam 6,998,000
Cameroon 6,200,000
Kenya 5,800,000
Philippines 5,590,000
Angola 4,900,000
Ghana 4,700,000
Bolivia 4,453,000
Uzbekistan 4,400,000
Zambia 3,800,000
Cambodia 3,800,000
Tunisia 2,900,000
Egypt 2,786,770
Moldova 1,827,300
Lao PDR 1,525,000
Nicaragua 1,504,000
Sri Lanka 1,300,000
Kyrgyz Republic 1,288,000
Honduras 1,020,000
El Salvador 737,000
Mongolia 567,200
Congo, Rep. 550,000
Mauritania 450,000
Lesotho 352,000
Georgia 344,000
Papua New Guinea 300,000
Eswatini 175,000
Timor-Leste 155,000
Bhutan 100,000
West Bank and Gaza 50,820
Cabo Verde 50,000
Vanuatu 20,000
Solomon Islands 20,000
Sao Tome and Principe 8,700
Kiribati 2,000
Micronesia 2,000
Djibouti 2,000
India Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2016 156,463,000 0.12 52.62%
2015 156,463,000 0.12 52.62%
2014 156,463,000 0.12 52.62%
2013 156,442,000 0.12 52.62%
2012 156,546,000 0.12 52.65%
2011 156,979,000 0.13 52.80%
2010 157,009,000 0.13 52.81%
2009 157,924,000 0.13 53.12%
2008 157,995,000 0.13 53.14%
2007 158,022,000 0.13 53.15%
2006 158,662,000 0.14 53.36%
2005 159,444,000 0.14 53.63%
2004 159,681,000 0.14 53.71%
2003 159,799,000 0.14 53.75%
2002 160,432,000 0.15 53.96%
2001 160,325,000 0.15 53.92%
2000 160,930,000 0.15 54.13%
1999 160,975,000 0.16 54.14%
1998 161,409,000 0.16 54.29%
1997 161,601,000 0.16 54.35%
1996 161,025,000 0.16 54.16%
1995 161,911,000 0.17 54.46%
1994 162,525,000 0.17 54.66%
1993 162,586,000 0.18 54.68%
1992 162,706,000 0.18 54.72%
1991 163,182,000 0.18 54.88%
1990 163,459,000 0.19 54.98%
1989 163,476,000 0.19 54.98%
1988 162,868,000 0.19 54.78%
1987 163,205,000 0.20 54.89%
1986 163,409,000 0.20 54.96%
1985 163,540,000 0.21 55.00%
1984 163,618,000 0.21 55.03%
1983 162,732,000 0.22 54.73%
1982 163,246,000 0.22 54.91%
1981 162,912,000 0.23 54.79%
1980 162,854,000 0.23 54.77%
1979 163,444,000 0.24 54.97%
1978 163,239,000 0.24 54.90%
1977 162,059,000 0.25 54.51%
1976 162,057,000 0.25 54.51%
1975 161,838,000 0.26 54.43%
1974 161,501,000 0.27 54.32%
1973 161,044,000 0.27 54.17%
1972 160,186,000 0.28 53.88%
1971 159,756,000 0.28 53.73%
1970 160,560,000 0.29 54.00%
1969 159,976,000 0.29 53.81%
1968 160,069,000 0.30 53.84%
1967 159,780,000 0.31 53.74%
1966 158,590,000 0.31 53.34%
1965 158,216,000 0.32 53.21%
1964 157,732,000 0.32 53.05%
1963 157,470,000 0.33 52.96%
1962 156,700,000 0.33 52.70%
1961 155,806,000 0.34 52.40%