Syrian Arab Republic - Arable land

Arable land (hectares)

The value for Arable land (hectares) in Syrian Arab Republic was 4,662,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 6,410,000 in 1964 and a minimum value of 4,542,000 in 2000.

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 6,146,000
1962 6,200,000
1963 6,300,000
1964 6,410,000
1965 6,342,000
1966 5,873,000
1967 5,876,000
1968 5,577,000
1969 5,625,000
1970 5,651,000
1971 5,647,000
1972 5,711,000
1973 5,550,000
1974 5,682,000
1975 5,125,000
1976 5,260,000
1977 5,083,000
1978 5,149,000
1979 5,230,000
1980 5,230,000
1981 5,275,000
1982 5,288,000
1983 5,082,000
1984 5,104,000
1985 5,038,000
1986 5,013,000
1987 4,980,000
1988 4,812,000
1989 4,798,000
1990 4,885,000
1991 4,804,000
1992 4,766,000
1993 4,771,000
1994 4,812,000
1995 4,799,000
1996 4,739,000
1997 4,771,000
1998 4,709,000
1999 4,701,000
2000 4,542,000
2001 4,635,000
2002 4,593,000
2003 4,625,000
2004 4,757,000
2005 4,675,000
2006 4,670,000
2007 4,736,000
2008 4,699,000
2009 4,670,000
2010 4,687,000
2011 4,662,000
2012 4,665,000
2013 4,662,000
2014 4,662,000
2015 4,662,000

Arable land (hectares per person)

The value for Arable land (hectares per person) in Syrian Arab Republic was 0.25 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 1.30 in 1961 and a minimum value of 0.22 in 2010.

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 1.30
1962 1.27
1963 1.25
1964 1.23
1965 1.18
1966 1.06
1967 1.02
1968 0.94
1969 0.92
1970 0.89
1971 0.86
1972 0.84
1973 0.79
1974 0.78
1975 0.68
1976 0.67
1977 0.63
1978 0.62
1979 0.61
1980 0.59
1981 0.57
1982 0.55
1983 0.51
1984 0.50
1985 0.47
1986 0.46
1987 0.44
1988 0.41
1989 0.40
1990 0.39
1991 0.37
1992 0.36
1993 0.35
1994 0.34
1995 0.33
1996 0.32
1997 0.31
1998 0.30
1999 0.29
2000 0.28
2001 0.28
2002 0.27
2003 0.27
2004 0.27
2005 0.26
2006 0.25
2007 0.24
2008 0.23
2009 0.22
2010 0.22
2011 0.22
2012 0.23
2013 0.24
2014 0.24
2015 0.25

Arable land (% of land area)

Arable land (% of land area) in Syrian Arab Republic was 25.39 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 54 years was 34.88 in 1964, while its lowest value was 24.71 in 2000.

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 33.44
1962 33.74
1963 34.28
1964 34.88
1965 34.51
1966 31.96
1967 31.97
1968 30.35
1969 30.61
1970 30.75
1971 30.73
1972 31.08
1973 30.20
1974 30.92
1975 27.89
1976 28.62
1977 27.66
1978 28.02
1979 28.46
1980 28.46
1981 28.70
1982 28.77
1983 27.65
1984 27.77
1985 27.41
1986 27.28
1987 27.10
1988 26.18
1989 26.11
1990 26.58
1991 26.14
1992 25.93
1993 25.96
1994 26.18
1995 26.11
1996 25.79
1997 25.96
1998 25.62
1999 25.58
2000 24.71
2001 25.22
2002 24.99
2003 25.19
2004 25.91
2005 25.47
2006 25.43
2007 25.79
2008 25.59
2009 25.43
2010 25.52
2011 25.39
2012 25.40
2013 25.39
2014 25.39
2015 25.39

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use