South Korea: Arable land, percent of total land area
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1961 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 19.4 percent with a minimum of 14.6 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 22.8 percent in 1967.
The latest value from 2016 is 14.6 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2016 based on 193
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.