West Bank and Gaza 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.
  • West Bank and Gaza arable land for 2016 was 50,820, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • West Bank and Gaza arable land for 2015 was 50,820, a 20.59% decline from 2014.
  • West Bank and Gaza arable land for 2014 was 64,000, a 16.36% increase from 2013.
  • West Bank and Gaza arable land for 2013 was 55,000, a 19.18% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
West Bank and Gaza Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2016 50,820 0.01 8.44%
2015 50,820 0.01 8.44%
2014 64,000 0.02 10.63%
2013 55,000 0.01 9.14%
2012 46,150 0.01 7.67%
2011 43,500 0.01 7.23%
2010 43,700 0.01 7.26%
2009 63,350 0.02 10.52%
2008 83,000 0.02 13.79%
2007 87,000 0.02 14.45%
2006 94,000 0.03 15.61%
2005 99,000 0.03 16.45%
2004 102,000 0.03 16.94%
2003 101,000 0.03 16.78%
2002 102,000 0.03 16.94%
2001 102,000 0.03 16.94%
2000 102,000 0.03 16.94%
1999 99,000 0.03 16.45%
1998 84,000 0.03 13.95%
1997 105,000 0.04 17.44%
1996 107,000 0.04 17.77%
1995 111,000 0.04 18.44%
1994 104,000 0.04 17.28%
1993 104,000 0.05 17.28%
1992 104,000 0.05 17.28%
1991 106,000 0.05 17.61%
1990 109,000 0.06 18.11%
1989 111,000 18.44%
1988 110,000 18.27%
1987 109,000 18.11%
1986 108,000 17.94%
1985 107,000 17.77%
1984 108,000 17.94%
1983 108,000 17.94%
1982 108,000 17.94%
1981 108,000 17.94%
1980 104,000 17.28%
1979 104,000 17.28%
1978 104,000 17.28%
1977 103,000 17.11%
1976 103,000 17.11%
1975 103,000 17.11%
1974 103,000 17.11%
1973 102,000 16.94%
1972 102,000 16.94%
1971 102,000 16.94%
1970 102,000 16.94%
1969 101,000 16.78%
1968 101,000 16.78%
1967 101,000 16.78%
1966 101,000 16.78%
1965 100,000 16.61%
1964 100,000 16.61%
1963 100,000 16.61%
1962 100,000 16.61%
1961 100,000 16.61%