Lao PDR 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.
  • Lao PDR arable land for 2018 was 1,550,000, a 3.13% decline from 2017.
  • Lao PDR arable land for 2017 was 1,600,000, a 3.03% decline from 2016.
  • Lao PDR arable land for 2016 was 1,650,000, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Lao PDR arable land for 2015 was 1,650,000, a 3.38% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Hectares
India 156,416,000
Nigeria 34,000,000
Ukraine 32,888,000
Pakistan 30,507,000
Indonesia 26,300,000
Sudan 19,823,160
Myanmar 11,080,300
Bangladesh 7,772,300
Morocco 7,477,600
Vietnam 6,988,300
Cameroon 6,200,000
Kenya 5,800,000
Philippines 5,590,000
Angola 4,900,000
Ghana 4,700,000
Bolivia 4,480,000
Uzbekistan 4,064,500
Cambodia 3,911,000
Zambia 3,800,000
Egypt 2,910,969
Tunisia 2,607,000
Moldova 1,681,700
Lao PDR 1,550,000
Nicaragua 1,504,000
Sri Lanka 1,371,600
Mongolia 1,327,400
Kyrgyz Republic 1,288,000
Honduras 1,020,000
El Salvador 627,000
Republic of Congo 550,000
Lesotho 429,300
Mauritania 400,000
Georgia 311,000
Papua New Guinea 300,000
Eswatini 175,000
Timor-Leste 155,000
Bhutan 94,000
Cabo Verde 50,000
Vanuatu 20,000
Solomon Islands 20,000
Sao Tome and Principe 4,000
Kiribati 2,000
Micronesia 2,000
Djibouti 2,000
Lao PDR Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2018 1,550,000 0.22 6.72%
2017 1,600,000 0.23 6.93%
2016 1,650,000 0.24 7.15%
2015 1,650,000 0.24 7.15%
2014 1,596,000 0.24 6.92%
2013 1,489,000 0.23 6.45%
2012 1,450,000 0.23 6.28%
2011 1,428,000 0.23 6.19%
2010 1,400,000 0.22 6.07%
2009 1,360,000 0.22 5.89%
2008 1,290,000 0.21 5.59%
2007 1,240,000 0.21 5.37%
2006 1,200,000 0.21 5.20%
2005 1,150,000 0.20 4.98%
2004 1,105,000 0.20 4.79%
2003 1,060,000 0.19 4.59%
2002 1,015,000 0.18 4.40%
2001 970,000 0.18 4.20%
2000 920,000 0.17 3.99%
1999 877,000 0.17 3.80%
1998 862,000 0.17 3.73%
1997 854,000 0.17 3.70%
1996 824,000 0.17 3.57%
1995 828,000 0.17 3.59%
1994 822,000 0.17 3.56%
1993 799,000 0.17 3.46%
1992 799,000 0.18 3.46%
1991 799,000 0.18 3.46%
1990 799,000 0.19 3.46%
1989 795,000 0.19 3.44%
1988 795,000 0.20 3.44%
1987 793,000 0.20 3.44%
1986 793,000 0.21 3.44%
1985 792,000 0.21 3.43%
1984 790,000 0.22 3.42%
1983 785,000 0.22 3.40%
1982 785,000 0.23 3.40%
1981 780,000 0.23 3.38%
1980 780,000 0.24 3.38%
1979 780,000 0.24 3.38%
1978 775,000 0.24 3.36%
1977 770,000 0.25 3.34%
1976 760,000 0.25 3.29%
1975 750,000 0.25 3.25%
1974 740,000 0.25 3.21%
1973 720,000 0.25 3.12%
1972 700,000 0.25 3.03%
1971 670,000 0.24 2.90%
1970 665,000 0.25 2.88%
1969 660,000 0.25 2.86%
1968 658,000 0.26 2.85%
1967 650,000 0.26 2.82%
1966 650,000 0.27 2.82%
1965 640,000 0.27 2.77%
1964 640,000 0.28 2.77%
1963 640,000 0.28 2.77%
1962 640,000 0.29 2.77%
1961 640,000 0.29 2.77%