Belarus: Arable land, percent of land area

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 Belarus

Arable land, percent of total land area

 Latest value 27.7
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1992 - 2021
 Average 28.5
 Min - Max 27.2 - 30.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Belarus from 1992 to 2021. The average value for Belarus during that period was 28.5 percent with a minimum of 27.2 percent in 2007 and a maximum of 30.7 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 27.7 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 192 countries is 14.3 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Belarus - Arable land, percent of land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Belarus - Arable land, percent of land area - historical chart - 1992-2021




Definition: Arable land 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.


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 GDP share of agriculture 7.71 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 5.61 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 81,740 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 92.9 2021 index points
 Precipitation 618 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 27.7 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 3,143 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 103.0 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 169.4 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 111.2 2021 index points
 Forest area, sq.km 87,821.0 2021 sq. km
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