Niger - Arable land

Arable land (hectares)

The value for Arable land (hectares) in Niger was 16,800,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,800,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 9,489,000 in 1988.

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
1961 11,499,000
1962 11,499,000
1963 11,499,000
1964 11,499,000
1965 11,498,000
1966 11,498,000
1967 11,498,000
1968 12,175,000
1969 12,173,000
1970 11,197,000
1971 11,226,000
1972 11,173,000
1973 10,810,000
1974 9,776,000
1975 9,776,000
1976 9,774,000
1977 9,774,000
1978 9,774,000
1979 9,952,000
1980 10,212,000
1981 9,772,000
1982 9,852,000
1983 10,002,000
1984 9,772,000
1985 9,770,000
1986 9,770,000
1987 9,502,000
1988 9,489,000
1989 9,594,000
1990 11,036,000
1991 12,092,000
1992 12,987,000
1993 12,986,000
1994 12,985,000
1995 13,985,000
1996 13,985,000
1997 13,985,000
1998 13,984,000
1999 13,984,000
2000 13,975,000
2001 13,970,000
2002 13,960,000
2003 14,050,000
2004 14,105,000
2005 14,123,000
2006 14,137,000
2007 14,925,000
2008 14,920,000
2009 14,900,000
2010 15,100,000
2011 15,600,000
2012 15,900,000
2013 16,800,000
2014 16,800,000
2015 16,800,000

Arable land (hectares per person)

The value for Arable land (hectares per person) in Niger was 0.84 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 3.30 in 1961 and a minimum value of 0.84 in 2015.

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 3.30
1962 3.20
1963 3.11
1964 3.02
1965 2.94
1966 2.85
1967 2.77
1968 2.86
1969 2.78
1970 2.48
1971 2.42
1972 2.34
1973 2.21
1974 1.94
1975 1.89
1976 1.83
1977 1.78
1978 1.73
1979 1.71
1980 1.71
1981 1.59
1982 1.55
1983 1.53
1984 1.45
1985 1.41
1986 1.37
1987 1.30
1988 1.26
1989 1.23
1990 1.38
1991 1.46
1992 1.52
1993 1.47
1994 1.42
1995 1.48
1996 1.42
1997 1.37
1998 1.32
1999 1.28
2000 1.23
2001 1.19
2002 1.14
2003 1.11
2004 1.07
2005 1.04
2006 1.00
2007 1.02
2008 0.98
2009 0.94
2010 0.92
2011 0.91
2012 0.90
2013 0.91
2014 0.88
2015 0.84

Arable land (% of land area)

Arable land (% of land area) in Niger was 13.26 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 13.26 in 2015, while its lowest value was 7.49 in 1988.

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 9.08
1962 9.08
1963 9.08
1964 9.08
1965 9.08
1966 9.08
1967 9.08
1968 9.61
1969 9.61
1970 8.84
1971 8.86
1972 8.82
1973 8.53
1974 7.72
1975 7.72
1976 7.72
1977 7.72
1978 7.72
1979 7.86
1980 8.06
1981 7.71
1982 7.78
1983 7.90
1984 7.71
1985 7.71
1986 7.71
1987 7.50
1988 7.49
1989 7.57
1990 8.71
1991 9.55
1992 10.25
1993 10.25
1994 10.25
1995 11.04
1996 11.04
1997 11.04
1998 11.04
1999 11.04
2000 11.03
2001 11.03
2002 11.02
2003 11.09
2004 11.14
2005 11.15
2006 11.16
2007 11.78
2008 11.78
2009 11.76
2010 11.92
2011 12.32
2012 12.55
2013 13.26
2014 13.26
2015 13.26

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use