Rwanda 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.
  • Rwanda arable land for 2016 was 1,151,700, a 0% increase from 2015.
  • Rwanda arable land for 2015 was 1,151,700, a 0.19% increase from 2014.
  • Rwanda arable land for 2014 was 1,149,500, a 2.79% decline from 2013.
  • Rwanda arable land for 2013 was 1,182,500, a 2.76% increase from 2012.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Hectares
Niger 16,800,000
Ethiopia 15,119,000
Tanzania 13,500,000
Afghanistan 7,729,000
Congo, Dem. Rep. 7,100,000
Uganda 6,900,000
Mali 6,411,000
Burkina Faso 6,000,000
Mozambique 5,650,000
Chad 4,900,000
Syrian Arab Republic 4,662,000
Zimbabwe 4,000,000
Malawi 3,800,000
Madagascar 3,500,000
Senegal 3,200,000
Guinea 3,100,000
Benin 2,700,000
Togo 2,650,000
North Korea 2,350,000
Nepal 2,113,700
Central African Republic 1,800,000
Sierra Leone 1,584,000
Yemen 1,248,000
Burundi 1,200,000
Rwanda 1,151,700
Somalia 1,100,000
Haiti 1,070,000
Tajikistan 730,000
Eritrea 690,000
Liberia 500,000
Gambia 440,000
Guinea-Bissau 300,000
Comoros 65,000
Rwanda Arable Land - Historical Data
Year Hectares Per Capita Percent
2016 1,151,700 0.10 46.68%
2015 1,151,700 0.10 46.68%
2014 1,149,500 0.10 46.60%
2013 1,182,500 0.11 47.93%
2012 1,150,730 0.11 46.64%
2011 1,141,440 0.11 46.27%
2010 1,123,920 0.11 45.56%
2009 1,118,870 0.11 45.35%
2008 1,117,440 0.12 45.30%
2007 1,114,880 0.12 45.19%
2006 1,102,950 0.12 44.71%
2005 1,082,900 0.12 43.90%
2004 1,110,880 0.13 45.03%
2003 1,094,000 0.13 44.35%
2002 1,116,000 0.13 45.24%
2001 1,000,000 0.12 40.54%
2000 900,000 0.11 36.48%
1999 866,000 0.12 35.10%
1998 820,000 0.12 33.24%
1997 800,000 0.12 32.43%
1996 750,000 0.12 30.40%
1995 700,000 0.12 28.37%
1994 700,000 0.12 28.37%
1993 850,000 0.14 34.45%
1992 880,000 0.13 35.67%
1991 880,000 0.12 35.67%
1990 880,000 0.12 35.67%
1989 850,000 0.12 34.45%
1988 849,000 0.12 34.41%
1987 842,000 0.12 34.13%
1986 834,000 0.13 33.81%
1985 827,000 0.13 33.52%
1984 820,000 0.14 33.24%
1983 805,000 0.14 32.63%
1982 790,000 0.14 32.02%
1981 775,000 0.15 31.41%
1980 760,000 0.15 30.81%
1979 745,000 0.15 30.20%
1978 730,000 0.15 29.59%
1977 715,000 0.15 28.98%
1976 700,000 0.16 28.37%
1975 686,000 0.16 27.81%
1974 668,000 0.16 27.08%
1973 610,000 0.15 24.73%
1972 621,000 0.16 25.17%
1971 560,000 0.14 22.70%
1970 522,000 0.14 21.16%
1969 528,000 0.14 21.40%
1968 521,000 0.15 21.12%
1967 515,000 0.15 20.88%
1966 510,000 0.15 20.67%
1965 505,000 0.16 20.47%
1964 500,000 0.16 20.27%
1963 495,000 0.16 20.06%
1962 490,000 0.16 19.86%
1961 485,000 0.16 19.66%