Syria: Arable land, percent of land area

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 Syria

Arable land, percent of total land area

 Latest value 25.4
 Year 2021
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 27.6
 Min - Max 24.7 - 34.9
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for Syria from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Syria during that period was 27.6 percent with a minimum of 24.7 percent in 2000 and a maximum of 34.9 percent in 1964. The latest value from 2021 is 25.4 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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Recent values chart
Syria - Arable land, percent of land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Syria - 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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