France: Arable land, percent of land area
(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
France: Arable land, percent of total land area: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for France from 1961 to 2016. The average value for France during that period was 33 percent with a minumum of 31.1 percent in 1971 and a maximum of 35.8 percent in 1961. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.