Morocco: Arable land, percent of land area

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Arable land, percent of total land area

 Latest value 16.8
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 17.6
 Min - Max 14.8 - 20.4
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Morocco from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Morocco during that period was 17.6 percent with a minimum of 14.8 percent in 1961 and a maximum of 20.4 percent in 1994. The latest value from 2021 is 16.8 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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Morocco - Arable land, percent of land area - recent values

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Morocco - Arable land, percent of land area - historical chart - 1961-2021

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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 Forest area, percent 12.9 2021 percent
 Percent agricultural land 67.87 2021 percent
 Employment in agriculture 34.56 2021 percent
 GDP share of agriculture 10.33 2022 percent
 Agriculture value added 13.53 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 302,910 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 117.1 2021 index points
 Precipitation 346 2020 mm per year
 Arable land, percent of land area 16.8 2021 percent
 Cereal crop yield by hectar 2,328 2021 kg per hectar
 Food production index 115.7 2021 index points
 Fertilizer use 55.3 2021 kg per hectare of arable land
 Livestock production index 112.4 2021 index points
 Forest area, 57,529.6 2021 sq. km
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