Belgium - Arable land

Arable land (hectares)

The value for Arable land (hectares) in Belgium was 829,500 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 862,000 in 2000 and a minimum value of 803,000 in 2012.

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.

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Year Value
2000 862,000
2001 845,000
2002 832,000
2003 835,000
2004 840,000
2005 843,000
2006 842,000
2007 839,000
2008 844,000
2009 840,000
2010 834,000
2011 825,000
2012 803,000
2013 816,000
2014 817,000
2015 829,500

Arable land (hectares per person)

The value for Arable land (hectares per person) in Belgium was 0.074 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 15 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.084 in 2000 and a minimum value of 0.072 in 2012.

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.

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Year Value
2000 0.084
2001 0.082
2002 0.081
2003 0.080
2004 0.081
2005 0.080
2006 0.080
2007 0.079
2008 0.079
2009 0.078
2010 0.077
2011 0.075
2012 0.072
2013 0.073
2014 0.073
2015 0.074

Arable land (% of land area)

Arable land (% of land area) in Belgium was 27.39 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 15 years was 28.47 in 2000, while its lowest value was 26.52 in 2012.

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
2000 28.47
2001 27.91
2002 27.48
2003 27.58
2004 27.74
2005 27.84
2006 27.81
2007 27.71
2008 27.87
2009 27.74
2010 27.54
2011 27.25
2012 26.52
2013 26.95
2014 26.98
2015 27.39

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use