Spain: Arable land, percent of land area

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 Spain

Arable land, percent of total land area

 Latest value 23.1
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 28.8
 Min - Max 23.1 - 32.7
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Spain from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Spain during that period was 28.8 percent with a minimum of 23.1 percent in 2021 and a maximum of 32.7 percent in 1971. The latest value from 2021 is 23.1 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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Spain - Arable land, percent of land area - recent values

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Spain - 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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 Agriculture value added 33.15 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Agricultural land 262,284 2021 sq. km.
 Crop production index 114.8 2021 index points
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 Food production index 116.9 2021 index points
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 Forest area, sq.km 185,764.6 2021 sq. km
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