United Kingdom - Arable land

Arable land (hectares)

The value for Arable land (hectares) in United Kingdom was 6,062,000 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7,354,000 in 1964 and a minimum value of 5,651,000 in 2001.

Definition: Arable land (in hectares) 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.

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

See also:

Year Value
1961 7,175,000
1962 7,236,000
1963 7,275,000
1964 7,354,000
1965 7,339,000
1966 7,324,000
1967 7,309,000
1968 7,277,000
1969 7,163,000
1970 7,102,000
1971 7,132,000
1972 7,129,000
1973 7,075,000
1974 7,067,000
1975 6,869,000
1976 6,894,000
1977 6,921,000
1978 6,936,000
1979 6,829,000
1980 6,918,000
1981 6,907,000
1982 6,913,000
1983 6,899,000
1984 6,922,000
1985 6,990,000
1986 6,940,000
1987 6,935,000
1988 6,886,000
1989 6,702,000
1990 6,620,000
1991 6,567,000
1992 6,554,000
1993 6,091,000
1994 5,911,000
1995 5,936,000
1996 6,098,000
1997 6,368,000
1998 6,253,000
1999 5,917,000
2000 5,876,000
2001 5,651,000
2002 5,786,000
2003 5,659,000
2004 5,819,000
2005 5,729,000
2006 6,094,000
2007 6,085,000
2008 6,005,000
2009 6,049,000
2010 5,970,000
2011 6,062,000

Arable land (hectares per person)

The value for Arable land (hectares per person) in United Kingdom was 0.10 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 50 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.14 in 1964 and a minimum value of 0.10 in 2003.

Definition: Arable land (hectares per person) 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.

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

See also:

Year Value
1961 0.14
1962 0.14
1963 0.14
1964 0.14
1965 0.14
1966 0.13
1967 0.13
1968 0.13
1969 0.13
1970 0.13
1971 0.13
1972 0.13
1973 0.13
1974 0.13
1975 0.12
1976 0.12
1977 0.12
1978 0.12
1979 0.12
1980 0.12
1981 0.12
1982 0.12
1983 0.12
1984 0.12
1985 0.12
1986 0.12
1987 0.12
1988 0.12
1989 0.12
1990 0.12
1991 0.11
1992 0.11
1993 0.11
1994 0.10
1995 0.10
1996 0.10
1997 0.11
1998 0.11
1999 0.10
2000 0.10
2001 0.10
2002 0.10
2003 0.10
2004 0.10
2005 0.10
2006 0.10
2007 0.10
2008 0.10
2009 0.10
2010 0.10
2011 0.10

Arable land (% of land area)

Arable land (% of land area) in United Kingdom was 25.06 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 50 years was 30.40 in 1964, while its lowest value was 23.36 in 2001.

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.

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

See also:

Year Value
1961 29.66
1962 29.91
1963 30.07
1964 30.40
1965 30.34
1966 30.27
1967 30.21
1968 30.08
1969 29.61
1970 29.36
1971 29.48
1972 29.47
1973 29.24
1974 29.21
1975 28.39
1976 28.50
1977 28.61
1978 28.67
1979 28.23
1980 28.60
1981 28.55
1982 28.57
1983 28.52
1984 28.61
1985 28.89
1986 28.69
1987 28.67
1988 28.46
1989 27.70
1990 27.36
1991 27.14
1992 27.09
1993 25.18
1994 24.43
1995 24.54
1996 25.21
1997 26.32
1998 25.85
1999 24.46
2000 24.29
2001 23.36
2002 23.92
2003 23.39
2004 24.05
2005 23.68
2006 25.19
2007 25.15
2008 24.82
2009 25.00
2010 24.68
2011 25.06

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use