St. Lucia - Arable land

Arable land (hectares)

The value for Arable land (hectares) in St. Lucia was 3,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,300 in 1974 and a minimum value of 1,900 in 1996.

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 5,000
1962 5,000
1963 5,000
1964 5,000
1965 5,000
1966 5,000
1967 5,000
1968 5,000
1969 5,000
1970 5,000
1971 5,000
1972 5,000
1973 5,000
1974 5,300
1975 5,000
1976 5,000
1977 5,000
1978 5,000
1979 4,700
1980 4,500
1981 4,300
1982 4,000
1983 3,700
1984 3,500
1985 3,300
1986 3,300
1987 3,000
1988 3,000
1989 3,000
1990 2,900
1991 2,800
1992 2,700
1993 2,700
1994 2,500
1995 2,000
1996 1,900
1997 1,900
1998 2,000
1999 2,000
2000 2,000
2001 2,000
2002 2,000
2003 2,000
2004 2,000
2005 2,200
2006 2,300
2007 2,400
2008 2,500
2009 3,000
2010 3,000
2011 3,000
2012 3,000
2013 3,000
2014 3,000
2015 3,000

Arable land (hectares per person)

The value for Arable land (hectares per person) in St. Lucia was 0.017 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 0.055 in 1961 and a minimum value of 0.012 in 2004.

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 0.055
1962 0.054
1963 0.054
1964 0.053
1965 0.052
1966 0.051
1967 0.050
1968 0.049
1969 0.049
1970 0.048
1971 0.047
1972 0.047
1973 0.047
1974 0.049
1975 0.046
1976 0.045
1977 0.044
1978 0.044
1979 0.040
1980 0.038
1981 0.036
1982 0.033
1983 0.030
1984 0.028
1985 0.026
1986 0.026
1987 0.023
1988 0.022
1989 0.022
1990 0.021
1991 0.020
1992 0.019
1993 0.019
1994 0.017
1995 0.014
1996 0.013
1997 0.013
1998 0.013
1999 0.013
2000 0.013
2001 0.013
2002 0.013
2003 0.012
2004 0.012
2005 0.013
2006 0.014
2007 0.014
2008 0.015
2009 0.018
2010 0.017
2011 0.017
2012 0.017
2013 0.017
2014 0.017
2015 0.017

Arable land (% of land area)

Arable land (% of land area) in St. Lucia was 4.92 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 8.69 in 1974, while its lowest value was 3.11 in 1996.

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 8.20
1962 8.20
1963 8.20
1964 8.20
1965 8.20
1966 8.20
1967 8.20
1968 8.20
1969 8.20
1970 8.20
1971 8.20
1972 8.20
1973 8.20
1974 8.69
1975 8.20
1976 8.20
1977 8.20
1978 8.20
1979 7.70
1980 7.38
1981 7.05
1982 6.56
1983 6.07
1984 5.74
1985 5.41
1986 5.41
1987 4.92
1988 4.92
1989 4.92
1990 4.75
1991 4.59
1992 4.43
1993 4.43
1994 4.10
1995 3.28
1996 3.11
1997 3.11
1998 3.28
1999 3.28
2000 3.28
2001 3.28
2002 3.28
2003 3.28
2004 3.28
2005 3.61
2006 3.77
2007 3.93
2008 4.10
2009 4.92
2010 4.92
2011 4.92
2012 4.92
2013 4.92
2014 4.92
2015 4.92

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use