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2015

Environment

3.2 World Development Indicators:


Agricultural inputs

Agriculturalland

Average
annual
precipitation

Landundercereal
production

Fertilizerconsumption

Agriculturalemployment

Agriculturalmachinery

tractors
%oflandarea

%irrigated

millimeters

hectaresthousands

201113

kilogramsper
hectareof
arableland

201012

%oftotalemployment

201012

per100sq.kmofarableland

200002

201012

201012

2014

201012

200002

Afghanistan

58

58

5.5

327

2,238.0

3,182.9

229.7

4.6

..

..

0.1

0.1

Albania

42

44

17.0

1,485

157.6

143.4

..

90.9

57.7

41.5

139.9

121.9

Algeria

17

17

..

89

1,845.1

2,709.5

438.4

21.7

21.1

10.8

124.9

139.6

American
Samoa

23

25

..

..

..

..

..

..

3.1

..

68.0

107.8

Andorra

42

43

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

1,416.0

1,534.8

Angola

46

47

..

1,010

1,170.5

2,056.2

..

9.7

..

..

..

..

Antiguaand
Barbuda

20

20

..

1,030

0.0

0.0

..

4.5

2.8

..

..

..

Argentina

47

54

..

591

9,826.0

10,962.0

207.7

38.8

1.0

0.6

89.6

87.7

Armenia

49

59

..

562

184.9

174.9

..

33.7

45.3

38.9

291.6

291.6

Aruba

11

11

..

..

..

..

..

..

0.5

..

..

..

Australia

58

53

0.5

534

17,486.0

17,870.6

292.0

44.7

4.4

..

..

..

Austria

41

38

..

1,110

813.4

799.8

..

103.7

5.6

4.9

2,394.8

2,390.3

Azerbaijan

57

58

29.5

447

813.2

1,061.0

..

18.0

40.2

37.7

148.2

148.2

..

1,292

0.1

0.1

..

..

3.7

3.7

163.3

..

Bahrain

13

11

..

83

..

..

0.5

821.9

1.5

1.1

75.0

75.0

Bangladesh

72

70

..

2,666

11,588.1

12,451.0

436.6

278.6

62.1

..

1.2

1.2

Barbados

40

33

..

1,422

0.1

0.1

..

173.5

4.0

2.8

..

..

Belarus

44

43

0.3

618

2,300.3

2,404.8

25.9

271.4

..

..

118.9

86.8

Belgium

Bahamas,The

200002

%offertilizer
production

2000

2009

46

44

..

847

310.5

336.2

16.2

294.4

1.8

1.2

1,116.8

1,127.0

Belize

..

1,705

23.0

31.0

..

120.9

..

..

..

..

Benin

30

33

..

1,039

980.3

1,180.7

..

19.4

..

..

0.8

..

Bermuda

20

15

..

..

..

..

..

..

1.7

..

450.0

..

Bhutan

13

14

..

2,200

59.0

54.3

..

15.3

..

62.2

11.0

11.0

Bolivia

34

35

..

1,146

768.4

1,128.4

..

9.8

39.6

..

20.0

20.0

Bosniaand
Herzegovina

42

42

..

1,028

341.6

303.6

157.9

99.3

..

20.5

322.2

..

Botswana

46

46

0.0

416

96.6

146.1

..

54.2

12.4

..

76.8

120.8

Brazil

32

33

..

1,761

17,877.2

20,906.1

373.8

181.7

20.6

15.3

138.0

116.9

..

2,722

0.5

1.8

..

113.5

1.4

..

..

..

Bulgaria

49

47

1.8

608

2,145.1

1,887.9

103.1

121.8

10.7

6.4

98.4

172.3

BurkinaFaso

39

44

..

748

3,308.7

4,210.7

..

11.0

..

..

5.7

..

Burundi

71

75

..

1,274

223.4

216.6

..

5.7

..

..

1.8

..

CaboVerde

18

19

..

228

34.1

31.7

..

..

..

..

10.9

11.9

Cambodia

28

33

..

1,904

2,066.2

3,310.0

..

16.6

70.2

51.0

5.9

5.9

Cameroon

19

21

..

1,604

890.6

1,869.8

..

10.1

61.3

53.3

0.9

..

1.2

537

15,174.8

15,917.1

27.5

74.4

2.8

..

159.1

162.5

CaymanIslands

11

11

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

CentralAfrican
Republic

..

1,343

184.4

155.2

..

..

..

..

..

..

Chad

39

40

..

322

1,807.1

2,542.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

ChannelIslands

38

50

3.2

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Chile

21

21

..

1,522

652.1

579.2

43.6

358.4

13.5

10.3

307.3

425.9

China

Brunei
Darussalam

Canada

55

55

..

645

81,466.3

93,845.0

95.0

647.6

50.0

34.8

81.8

81.8

HongKong
SAR,China

..

..

0.0

0.0

..

1,297.1

0.3

..

..

..

MacaoSAR,
China

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

0.1

..

..

..

Colombia

38

38

..

3,240

1,087.1

1,176.2

267.2

744.3

21.1

16.9

82.7

..

Comoros

79

85

..

900

19.5

25.5

..

..

..

..

..

..

Congo,Dem.
Rep.

11

11

..

1,543

1,969.6

2,339.3

..

0.9

..

..

..

..

Congo,Rep.

31

31

..

1,646

23.9

35.6

..

9.3

..

..

..

..

CostaRica

36

37

1.5

2,926

54.7

65.6

..

705.0

15.9

13.4

..

..

Coted'Ivoire

62

65

..

1,348

759.7

868.0

..

25.4

..

..

30.0

32.1

Croatia

21

24

1.1

1,113

718.2

585.1

65.2

300.8

15.2

13.7

27.3

49.4

Cuba

63

60

..

1,335

320.6

376.1

488.1

50.1

21.7

19.7

216.6

203.2

Curacao

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Cyprus

15

14

21.9

498

59.2

46.1

..

210.7

5.2

2.9

1,460.1

1,460.1

CzechRepublic

55

55

0.4

677

1,568.2

1,430.8

205.7

105.8

4.8

3.1

298.2

262.3

Denmark

63

62

12.1

703

1,527.9

1,444.1

..

112.4

3.0

2.6

540.2

486.3

Djibouti

73

73

..

220

0.0

0.0

..

..

..

..

80.0

46.2

Dominica

29

35

..

2,083

0.1

0.1

..

73.7

21.0

..

..

..

2015 World Development Indicators

Last updated date:04/14/2015

2015
Environment

3.2 World Development Indicators:


Agricultural inputs

Agriculturalland

Average
annual
precipitation

Landundercereal
production

%irrigated

millimeters

hectaresthousands

201012

2014

Fertilizerconsumption

Agriculturalemployment

Agriculturalmachinery

%oftotalemployment

per100sq.kmofarableland

tractors
%oflandarea

200002

201012

Dominican
Republic

52

52

..

Ecuador

30

30

12.6

Egypt,Arab
Rep.

ElSalvador

75

Equatorial
Guinea

12

Eritrea
Estonia
Ethiopia
FaeroeIslands
Fiji

%offertilizer
production

kilogramsper
hectareof
arableland

201012

201012

200002

201113

200002

201012

2000

2009

1,410

176.4

191.7

..

93.6

15.9

2,274

845.0

874.9

..

247.3

31.4

14.5

21.5

21.5

27.8

90.7

..

51

2,712.2

3,075.5

57.4

575.4

90.7

27.5

29.2

307.9

390.6

76

1.3

1,784

328.7

384.7

..

10

..

2,156

..

..

..

172.5

19.7

21.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

75

75

..

384

344.6

440.0

..

1.4

..

..

8.3

8.3

16

23

..

626

260.2

311.5

19,054.5

81.0

6.9

4.7

600.5

604.7

30

36

0.5

848

6,648.8

10,243.4

..

23.8

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

23

23

..

2,592

5.7

2.5

..

32.8

..

..

357.6

354.0

Finland

0.6

536

1,195.1

1,103.5

107.5

188.6

5.3

4.1

780.8

784.0

France

54

53

..

867

9,327.0

9,544.2

197.6

136.9

4.1

2.9

685.5

635.3

French
Polynesia

12

12

..

..

..

..

..

220.4

9.4

3.4

910.0

..

Gabon

20

20

..

1,831

17.3

27.6

..

17.3

..

..

..

..

Gambia,The

51

60

..

836

145.0

237.6

..

6.5

..

..

..

..

Georgia

43

35

..

1,026

355.7

221.2

12.0

45.0

53.8

..

216.9

216.9

Germany

49

48

..

700

6,941.0

6,526.0

57.2

198.9

2.5

1.5

838.3

838.3

Ghana

64

69

0.2

1,187

1,597.6

1,626.0

..

34.9

..

41.5

4.9

4.5

Greece

66

63

..

652

1,288.6

1,015.8

155.7

100.6

15.5

13.0

925.9

1,004.7

Greenland

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Grenada

38

32

..

2,350

0.2

0.4

..

..

..

..

120.0

..

Guam

37

33

..

..

0.0

0.0

..

..

0.5

0.3

..

..

Guatemala

42

41

..

1,996

668.9

896.3

..

158.6

38.7

32.3

..

..

Guinea

56

59

..

1,651

1,241.1

2,255.0

..

3.4

..

..

25.1

25.1

GuineaBissau

57

58

..

1,577

141.9

198.7

..

..

..

..

0.7

..

..

2,387

109.1

168.0

..

25.5

21.4

..

..

..

Haiti

61

64

..

1,440

408.5

578.7

..

..

..

..

1.6

..

Honduras

27

29

..

1,976

431.6

420.3

..

83.1

38.8

35.3

48.7

48.7

Hungary

65

59

2.2

589

2,953.0

2,829.9

171.4

97.1

6.2

5.2

246.2

261.8

Iceland

19

19

..

1,940

..

..

..

176.5

7.2

5.5

699.1

921.9

India

61

60

35.2

1,083

94,470.9

99,250.0

160.6

163.7

59.9

47.2

128.5

128.5

Indonesia

27

31

..

2,702

14,648.0

17,656.8

104.0

194.8

44.3

35.1

2.0

2.0

Iran,Islamic
Rep.

39

30

..

228

8,732.0

9,656.2

70.7

26.3

..

..

152.8

152.8

Iraq

20

18

..

216

3,157.4

2,958.7

154.4

56.6

..

..

112.4

112.4

Ireland

63

66

..

1,118

297.7

308.0

..

386.7

5.9

4.7

1,481.2

1,476.4

IsleofMan

80

67

..

..

..

..

..

..

1.4

..

..

..

Israel

26

24

31.8

435

101.6

81.7

4.7

365.0

2.0

..

695.3

695.3

Italy

52

47

16.9

832

4,284.6

3,458.6

98.1

150.8

4.9

3.7

1,938.5

2,117.1

Jamaica

44

41

..

2,051

1.5

2.5

..

84.5

20.1

18.1

..

..

Japan

13

12

34.7

1,668

2,002.1

1,930.5

130.3

259.1

4.7

3.7

4,532.1

4,532.1

Jordan

12

12

9.2

111

88.7

61.5

17.3

1,260.5

3.9

2.0

301.7

301.7

Kazakhstan

77

77

..

250

13,901.1

15,583.5

24.7

1.8

35.5

25.5

24.2

24.2

Kenya

47

48

..

630

2,046.1

2,494.1

..

44.3

..

..

24.9

25.2

Kiribati

42

42

..

630

..

..

..

..

2.8

..

..

..

Korea,Dem.
Rep.

21

22

..

1,054

1,319.7

1,306.5

..

..

..

..

..

..

Korea,Rep.

1,115.4

Guyana

20

18

..

1,274

1,163.6

896.6

105.3

481.0

9.3

6.6

1,115.4

Kosovo

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

4.6

..

..

Kuwait

..

121

1.9

2.8

0.8

337.1

..

..

89.0

89.0

56

55

9.4

533

642.4

595.2

..

21.6

49.1

..

188.1

188.1

Kyrgyz
Republic
LaoPDR

11

..

1,834

783.1

1,100.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

Latvia

26

30

0.1

641

404.4

577.6

..

90.1

15.4

8.4

575.4

501.4

Lebanon

60

72

..

661

56.8

52.9

46.6

282.9

..

..

640.0

..

Lesotho

76

75

0.0

788

203.2

132.1

..

..

..

..

62.5

..

Liberia

27

28

..

2,391

120.0

230.0

..

..

..

48.9

..

..

Libya

..

56

344.9

367.1

75.9

30.9

..

..

218.9

218.9

Liechtenstein

43

38

..

56

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Lithuania

46

45

..

656

918.0

1,210.5

18.7

99.1

17.8

8.9

354.4

631.6

Luxembourg

49

51

..

934

29.4

29.0

..

403.9

2.0

1.3

1,155.6

1,039.7

Macedonia,
FYR

52

50

..

619

191.5

166.2

..

57.2

23.9

17.3

973.0

1,243.8

2015 World Development Indicators

Last updated date:04/14/2015

2015
Environment

3.2 World Development Indicators:


Agricultural inputs

Agriculturalland

Average
annual
precipitation

Landundercereal
production

millimeters

hectaresthousands

Fertilizerconsumption

Agriculturalemployment

Agriculturalmachinery

%oftotalemployment

per100sq.kmofarableland

tractors
%oflandarea

%irrigated

2014

200002

201113

%offertilizer
production

kilogramsper
hectareof
arableland

200002

201012

201012

201012

201012

200002

2000

2009

Madagascar

70

71

..

1,513

1,416.8

1,585.1

..

2.0

..

201012
..

2.7

1.9

Malawi

51

61

..

1,181

1,635.8

1,881.5

..

39.9

..

..

..

..

Malaysia

21

24

..

2,875

701.5

698.0

311.9

1,570.7

14.9

12.6

237.9

..

Maldives

40

23

..

1,972

0.1

0.1

..

138.0

13.7

..

..

..

Mali

33

34

..

282

3,195.4

3,661.3

277.6

26.0

..

..

4.1

2.2

Malta

31

32

34.0

560

2.6

3.3

..

219.1

1.9

1.0

1,215.0

1,213.3

Marshall
Islands

67

72

..

560

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Mauritania

38

38

..

92

111.5

262.8

..

..

..

..

7.8

9.8

Mauritius

49

43

21.8

2,041

0.0

0.4

..

224.2

10.1

7.8

..

..

Mexico

55

55

5.4

758

9,877.1

9,806.4

265.3

72.0

17.9

13.4

108.8

97.7

Micronesia,
Fed.Sts.

32

31

..

758

0.2

0.2

..

0.0

..

..

..

..

Moldova

77

75

9.2

450

1,014.5

930.8

..

19.1

49.6

26.4

229.1

197.6

Monaco

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Mongolia

83

73

..

241

214.1

287.1

..

25.1

44.9

32.6

40.0

40.0

Montenegro

..

38

..

241

..

4.9

..

12.4

..

5.7

..

..

Morocco

68

68

4.6

346

4,948.6

5,400.4

8.6

28.2

44.4

39.2

49.0

..

Mozambique

62

64

..

1,032

1,953.3

2,737.3

..

6.0

..

..

..

..

Myanmar

17

19

..

2,091

7,231.6

8,532.5

177.2

15.7

..

..

10.7

10.7

Namibia

47

47

..

285

242.3

276.2

..

6.1

31.1

27.4

..

..

Nepal

30

29

..

1,500

3,334.3

3,339.1

..

28.4

65.7

..

111.7

111.7

Netherlands

58

55

..

778

226.3

209.3

18.3

310.1

2.6

2.5

1,631.9

1,301.5

NewCaledonia

14

10

..

..

1.1

1.1

..

202.1

4.8

..

3,108.3

3,882.0

NewZealand

46

43

..

1,732

145.0

135.2

226.7

1,485.8

8.8

..

..

..

Nicaragua

44

42

..

2,280

525.8

470.5

..

53.7

43.4

32.2

15.4

..

Niger

30

35

0.2

151

7,864.6

10,242.9

..

1.3

..

..

0.1

..

Nigeria

78

79

..

1,150

17,027.0

17,545.0

185.6

4.8

..

..

6.5

6.6

Northern
MarianaIslands

..

..

..

..

..

..

1.5

..

510.0

990.0

Norway

4.3

1,414

327.0

285.5

16.0

187.7

3.9

2.2

1,525.2

1,539.1

Oman

..

125

3.8

4.3

3.9

969.8

6.4

5.2

58.1

58.1

Pakistan

35

35

70.2

494

12,016.0

13,389.8

133.6

166.9

42.1

45.1

153.4

153.4

Palau

11

11

..

494

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Panama

30

30

..

2,928

187.1

150.2

..

64.5

21.1

16.7

147.2

147.2

..

3,142

3.2

3.7

..

104.1

72.3

..

58.9

..

Paraguay

49

54

..

1,130

741.0

1,703.0

..

83.4

34.3

27.2

70.0

68.9

Peru

18

19

..

1,738

1,139.8

1,277.2

..

104.3

0.9

25.8

36.6

..

Philippines

37

42

9.4

2,348

6,441.9

7,309.9

238.4

113.5

37.0

32.2

116.8

116.8

Poland

55

47

..

600

8,293.4

7,475.9

99.5

213.3

19.3

12.6

933.8

1,257.9

Portugal

42

40

12.7

854

515.1

290.6

212.7

156.1

12.5

10.5

1,040.5

1,380.2

PuertoRico

25

22

10.7

2,054

0.2

0.3

..

..

2.0

1.6

501.2

525.0

..

74

1.6

0.3

7.5

12,087.7

2.3

1.4

63.1

63.1

Romania

64

60

1.2

637

5,711.4

5,421.0

57.9

49.8

36.4

29.0

170.6

201.2

Russian
Federation

13

13

..

460

43,030.6

40,343.9

11.8

15.7

11.3

..

60.1

27.1

Rwanda

74

75

..

1,212

300.2

459.6

..

4.0

..

..

0.7

0.5

Samoa

17

12

..

1,583

..

..

..

0.9

39.9

..

60.0

72.3

SanMarino

17

17

..

..

..

..

..

..

0.4

..

..

..

SaoTomeand
Principe

53

52

..

3,200

1.2

1.4

..

..

27.9

..

..

..

SaudiArabia

81

81

..

59

704.8

236.1

41.6

356.6

4.7

4.7

26.9

..

Senegal

46

47

..

686

1,207.2

1,117.2

1,221.1

8.0

45.6

..

2.0

2.1

Serbia

..

58

1.0

686

2,094.3

1,918.9

212.4

175.1

..

21.0

20.5

17.7

Seychelles

..

2,330

..

..

..

116.0

..

..

..

..

45

57

..

2,526

468.4

763.8

..

..

..

..

1.7

..

Singapore

..

2,497

..

..

..

3,374.6

0.8

..

..

..

SintMaarten
(Dutchpart)

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

SlovakRepublic

47

40

1.3

824

820.4

760.6

62.0

102.5

6.2

3.2

153.7

154.6

Slovenia

25

24

0.4

1,162

100.4

100.0

..

265.0

9.7

8.3

6,600.5

5,895.2

PapuaNew
Guinea

Qatar

SierraLeone

Solomon
Islands

..

3,028

0.5

1.0

..

..

..

..

..

..

Somalia

70

70

..

282

574.2

397.5

..

..

..

..

9.6

12.0

SouthAfrica

81

79

1.7

495

4,706.2

3,992.9

352.5

62.0

12.6

4.6

52.3

47.5

SouthSudan

..

..

..

900

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

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Agriculturalland

Average
annual
precipitation

Landundercereal
production

%irrigated

millimeters

hectaresthousands

201012

2014

Fertilizerconsumption

Agriculturalemployment

Agriculturalmachinery

%oftotalemployment

per100sq.kmofarableland

tractors
%oflandarea

201113

kilogramsper
hectareof
arableland

201012

201012

200002

201012

200002

201012

Spain

59

54

12.0

636

6,724.0

6,183.3

90.8

124.3

6.0

4.4

671.4

831.2

SriLanka

38

43

..

1,712

848.8

1,262.1

2,494.7

199.6

34.5

39.4

..

..

St.Kittsand
Nevis

31

23

13.3

1,427

..

..

..

10.4

0.2

..

207.1

55.0

St.Lucia

21

17

..

2,301

0.0

0.0

..

223.0

12.2

..

675.0

46.7

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..
224.0

St.Martin
(Frenchpart)

200002

%offertilizer
production

2000

2009

..

..

St.Vincentand
theGrenadines

26

26

..

1,583

0.0

0.0

..

..

15.4

..

208.0

Sudan

56

47

1.4

250

7,623.7

10,088.4

..

10.6

..

..

7.3

13.2

Suriname

..

2,331

40.1

58.3

..

62.3

..

..

161.1

215.5

Swaziland

71

71

..

788

69.2

72.7

..

..

..

..

219.8

87.1

2.0

624

1,129.3

972.8

..

69.3

2.1

2.0

610.4

592.4

Switzerland

39

39

2.4

1,537

171.2

147.8

..

209.2

4.1

3.5

2,653.8

2,610.0

SyrianArab
Republic

75

76

10.3

252

2,975.9

2,668.9

126.6

29.9

31.2

14.3

215.0

215.0

Tajikistan

33

35

..

691

363.9

418.2

..

58.7

..

..

310.2

310.2

Tanzania

39

46

..

1,071

3,348.9

6,253.5

..

4.4

82.1

..

19.0

24.7

Thailand

39

43

..

1,622

10,941.7

13,745.3

1,851.8

153.2

46.1

39.6

280.5

280.5

TimorLeste

24

26

..

1,500

88.4

100.0

..

..

..

50.6

7.1

..

Togo

64

71

..

1,168

708.6

962.0

..

5.0

..

..

0.3

0.6

Tonga

42

43

..

..

..

..

..

353.5

..

..

80.0

162.0

Trinidadand
Tobago

12

11

..

2,200

4.3

3.9

5.9

619.4

6.9

..

1,414.3

1,972.7

Tunisia

63

65

3.8

207

441.6

785.2

22.1

55.6

..

16.2

114.2

142.6

Turkey

54

50

13.6

593

13,778.0

11,533.2

159.0

106.1

34.9

23.6

395.3

395.3

Turkmenistan

75

72

..

161

842.5

812.0

..

..

..

..

361.0

..

Turksand
CaicosIslands

..

..

..

..

..

..

1.7

..

..

..

Tuvalu

57

60

..

161

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

Uganda

64

71

..

1,180

1,445.0

1,637.2

..

1.8

65.5

..

..

..

Ukraine

71

71

5.2

565

13,817.9

15,549.5

48.1

41.3

20.6

17.2

97.9

102.7
63.3

Sweden

UnitedArab
Emirates

19.1

78

0.0

1.9

9.7

605.5

7.9

..

63.3

UnitedKingdom

70

71

..

1,220

3,245.8

3,028.0

223.9

234.4

1.4

1.2

..

..

UnitedStates

45

45

..

715

53,561.1

59,472.7

88.9

131.1

2.5

1.6

256.8

271.2

Uruguay

85

87

1.3

1,300

483.8

1,030.5

1,691.1

192.6

4.2

10.9

265.6

219.5

Uzbekistan

64

63

..

206

1,533.7

1,616.6

84.3

203.5

..

..

..

..

Vanuatu

15

15

..

206

1.9

1.5

..

..

..

..

..

..

Venezuela,RB

24

24

..

2,044

807.1

1,077.8

73.0

167.6

9.9

7.7

..

..

Vietnam

30

35

..

1,821

8,322.6

9,074.8

259.3

297.1

62.0

47.4

262.5

262.5

VirginIslands
(U.S.)

17

11

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

..

490.0

1,190.0

WestBankand
Gaza

61

43

..

402

33.7

17.0

..

..

14.8

11.5

737.3

737.3

Yemen,Rep.

45

45

..

167

593.1

856.3

..

9.8

..

24.7

41.0

41.0

Zambia

30

32

..

1,020

532.0

1,145.2

..

18.1

71.6

..

..

..

Zimbabwe

40

42

..

657

1,661.8

1,378.7

170.9

29.1

..

..

66.6

..

World

38

38

..

..

660,533.1

721,810.9

91.9

141.3

37.9

30.5

196.0

..

Lowincome

36

39

..

..

72,304.0

91,848.1

376.5

27.7

..

..

15.5

..

Middle
income

45

44

..

..

401,872.3

442,972.3

112.2

186.8

47.9

37.6

110.4

..

Lowermiddle
income

47

46

..

..

200,365.3

220,564.3

122.1

116.9

53.2

43.0

97.6

..

Uppermiddle
income

43

44

..

..

201,506.9

222,408.0

108.5

250.7

42.0

29.5

130.3

130.3

Low&middle
income

43

43

..

..

474,176.3

534,820.4

113.7

162.1

48.5

37.7

96.9

..

EastAsia&
Pacific

48

48

..

..

134,236.5

156,974.6

102.1

..

49.0

35.9

61.9

..

Europe&
CentralAsia

67

66

..

..

63,142.4

63,576.6

61.7

71.2

30.5

21.8

173.6

173.6

LatinAmerica
&Caribbean

36

38

..

..

46,245.1

52,706.4

312.8

123.2

18.0

16.2

116.1

..

MiddleEast&
NorthAfrica

25

23

..

..

25,929.9

28,609.2

37.7

66.5

..

..

159.3

159.3

SouthAsia

55

55

..

..

124,555.1

132,929.2

165.6

160.9

59.2

47.1

120.7

120.7

SubSaharan
Africa

43

44

..

..

80,067.2

100,024.3

307.7

14.7

..

..

..

..

Highincome

30

29

..

..

186,356.8

186,990.5

58.5

101.8

5.4

3.5

373.1

373.1

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Agricultural inputs

Agriculturalland

Average
annual
precipitation

Landundercereal
production

%irrigated

millimeters

hectaresthousands

Fertilizerconsumption

Agriculturalemployment

Agriculturalmachinery

%oftotalemployment

per100sq.kmofarableland

tractors
%oflandarea

200002

201012

201012

2014

47

45

..

..

Euroarea

200002
34,517.9

201113
32,814.0

%offertilizer
production

kilogramsper
hectareof
arableland

201012

201012

79.5

200002

201012

4.9

3.6

155.5

2000
966.0

2009
841.1

MostRecentValue(MRV)ifdataforthespecifiedyearorfullperiodarenotavailableorgrowthrateiscalculatedforlessthanthefull
period.
AbouttheData
Agriculturalland(%oflandarea)
Longdefinition
Agriculturallandreferstotheshareoflandareathatisarable,underpermanentcrops,andunderpermanentpastures.ArablelandincludeslanddefinedbytheFAOaslandunder
temporarycrops(doublecroppedareasarecountedonce),temporarymeadowsformowingorforpasture,landundermarketorkitchengardens,andlandtemporarilyfallow.Land
abandonedasaresultofshiftingcultivationisexcluded.Landunderpermanentcropsislandcultivatedwithcropsthatoccupythelandforlongperiodsandneednotbereplanted
aftereachharvest,suchascocoa,coffee,andrubber.Thiscategoryincludeslandunderfloweringshrubs,fruittrees,nuttrees,andvines,butexcludeslandundertreesgrownfor
woodortimber.Permanentpastureislandusedforfiveormoreyearsforforage,includingnaturalandcultivatedcrops.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Agriculturalirrigatedland(%oftotalagriculturalland)
Longdefinition
Agriculturalirrigatedlandreferstoagriculturalareaspurposelyprovidedwithwater,includinglandirrigatedbycontrolledflooding.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Averageprecipitationindepth(mmperyear)
Longdefinition
Averageprecipitationisthelongtermaverageindepth(overspaceandtime)ofannualprecipitationinthecountry.Precipitationisdefinedasanykindofwaterthatfallsfrom
cloudsasaliquidorasolid.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Landundercerealproduction(hectares)
Longdefinition
Landundercerealproductionreferstoharvestedarea,althoughsomecountriesreportonlysownorcultivatedarea.Cerealsincludewheat,rice,maize,barley,oats,rye,millet,
sorghum,buckwheat,andmixedgrains.Productiondataoncerealsrelatetocropsharvestedfordrygrainonly.Cerealcropsharvestedforhayorharvestedgreenforfood,feed,or
silageandthoseusedforgrazingareexcluded.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Fertilizerconsumption(%offertilizerproduction)
Longdefinition
Fertilizerconsumptionmeasuresthequantityofplantnutrientsusedperunitofarableland.Fertilizerproductscovernitrogenous,potash,andphosphatefertilizers(including
groundrockphosphate).Traditionalnutrientsanimalandplantmanuresarenotincluded.Forthepurposeofdatadissemination,FAOhasadoptedtheconceptofacalendaryear
(JanuarytoDecember).Somecountriescompilefertilizerdataonacalendaryearbasis,whileothersareonasplityearbasis.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Fertilizerconsumption(kilogramsperhectareofarableland)
Longdefinition
Fertilizerconsumptionmeasuresthequantityofplantnutrientsusedperunitofarableland.Fertilizerproductscovernitrogenous,potash,andphosphatefertilizers(including
groundrockphosphate).Traditionalnutrientsanimalandplantmanuresarenotincluded.Forthepurposeofdatadissemination,FAOhasadoptedtheconceptofacalendaryear
(JanuarytoDecember).Somecountriescompilefertilizerdataonacalendaryearbasis,whileothersareonasplityearbasis.ArablelandincludeslanddefinedbytheFAOas
landundertemporarycrops(doublecroppedareasarecountedonce),temporarymeadowsformowingorforpasture,landundermarketorkitchengardens,andlandtemporarily
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fallow.Landabandonedasaresultofshiftingcultivationisexcluded.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Employmentinagriculture(%oftotalemployment)
Longdefinition
Employeesarepeoplewhoworkforapublicorprivateemployerandreceiveremunerationinwages,salary,commission,tips,piecerates,orpayinkind.Agriculturecorresponds
todivision1(ISICrevision2)ortabulationcategoriesAandB(ISICrevision3)andincludeshunting,forestry,andfishing.

Source
InternationalLabourOrganization,KeyIndicatorsoftheLabourMarketdatabase.

Generalcomments
Relevancetogenderindicator:Menstillmakeupthemajorityofpeopleemployedinallthreesectors,butthegendergapisbiggestinindustry.Employmentinagricultureisalso
maledominated,althoughnotasmuchasindustry.Segregatingonesexinanarrowrangeofoccupationssignificantlyreduceseconomicefficiencybyreducinglabormarket
flexibilityandthustheeconomysabilitytoadapttochange.Thissegregationisparticularlyharmfulforwomen,whohaveamuchnarrowerrangeoflabormarketchoicesandlower
levelsofpaythanmen.Butitisalsodetrimentaltomenwhenjoblossesareconcentratedinindustriesdominatedbymenandjobgrowthiscenteredinserviceoccupations,
wherewomenhavebetterchances,ashasbeentherecentexperienceinmanycountries.Thereareseveralexplanationsfortherisingimportanceofservicejobsforwomen.Many
servicejobssuchasnursingandsocialandclericalworkareconsideredfemininebecauseofaperceivedsimilaritytowomenstraditionalroles.Womenoftendonotreceive
thetrainingneededtotakeadvantageofchangingemploymentopportunities.Andthegreateravailabilityofparttimeworkinserviceindustriesmayluremorewomen,althoughitis
unclearwhetherthisisacauseoraneffect.

Agriculturalmachinery,tractorsper100sq.kmofarableland
Longdefinition
Agriculturalmachineryreferstothenumberofwheelandcrawlertractors(excludinggardentractors)inuseinagricultureattheendofthecalendaryearspecifiedorduringthefirst
quarterofthefollowingyear.ArablelandincludeslanddefinedbytheFAOaslandundertemporarycrops(doublecroppedareasarecountedonce),temporarymeadowsfor
mowingorforpasture,landundermarketorkitchengardens,andlandtemporarilyfallow.Landabandonedasaresultofshiftingcultivationisexcluded.

Source
FoodandAgricultureOrganization,electronicfilesandwebsite.

Pleaseseetheonlinetableathttp://wdi.worldbank.org/table/3.2forobservationlevelmetadata,whichcanbedownloadedinExcel.

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