China - Land under cereal production

Land under cereal production (hectares)

The value for Land under cereal production (hectares) in China was 91,281,940 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 98,627,090 in 1976 and a minimum value of 77,111,150 in 2003.

Definition: Land under cereal production refers to harvested area, although some countries report only sown or cultivated area. Cereals include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oats, rye, millet, sorghum, buckwheat, and mixed grains. Production data on cereals relate to crops harvested for dry grain only. Cereal crops harvested for hay or harvested green for food, feed, or silage and those used for grazing are excluded.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1961 90,552,840
1962 89,761,500
1963 91,216,570
1964 92,897,260
1965 91,910,470
1966 93,712,990
1967 92,806,910
1968 90,488,270
1969 92,117,120
1970 93,712,420
1971 96,997,300
1972 97,317,340
1973 96,958,050
1974 97,681,820
1975 98,094,400
1976 98,627,090
1977 97,255,610
1978 97,445,640
1979 96,233,150
1980 95,054,320
1981 92,653,150
1982 91,007,530
1983 92,800,520
1984 92,388,400
1985 88,792,340
1986 90,393,460
1987 90,299,940
1988 89,373,010
1989 91,447,290
1990 93,583,280
1991 94,139,460
1992 92,582,170
1993 89,307,970
1994 87,905,450
1995 89,769,970
1996 92,642,740
1997 92,398,620
1998 92,530,190
1999 92,012,320
2000 85,639,760
2001 82,960,820
2002 81,804,740
2003 77,111,150
2004 79,612,920
2005 82,166,740
2006 83,428,230
2007 86,058,140
2008 86,520,440
2009 88,677,220
2010 90,114,700
2011 91,281,940

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Agricultural production