Brazil: Agricultural land

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 Brazil

Agricultural land, sq. km.

 Latest value 2368788
 Reference 2020
 Measure sq. km.
 Source The World Bank

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1961 to 2020. The average value for Brazil during that period was 2196020 sq. km. with a minimum of 1569590 sq. km. in 1961 and a maximum of 2419987 sq. km. in 1985. The latest value from 2020 is 2368788 sq. km.. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 193 countries is 243665 sq. km.. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. 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. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.
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