Ethiopia: Arable land, percent of total land area, 1961 - 2018:
For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1961 to 2018. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 11.3 percent with a minimum of 9.7 percent in 1991 and a maximum of 14.3 percent in 2018.
The latest value from 2018 is 14.3 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.