, 1961 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1961 to 2018. The average value for Belgium during that period was 27.3 percent with a minimum of 20.4 percent in 1987 and a maximum of 30.7 percent in 1961.
The latest value from 2018 is 28.1 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 192
countries is 14.4 percent.
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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.