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Arable land, percent of land area - country data from around the world:

The average for 2015 was 14.5 percent.The highest value was in Bangladesh: 59.6 percent and the lowest value was in Djibouti: 0.1 percent. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available for: Arable land, percent of land area.

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.