This dataset contains more than 30 indicators concerning various aspects of land use (such as Country area, Agricultural land, Arable land, Forest land, Agricultural area certified organic, etc...) as provided by the Statistics Division of FAO. Additional information are available on FAOSTAT, under the Land Use domain.

The total agricultural area (1'000 Ha) that is actually irrigated in a given year.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Land area (1'000 Ha) exclusively dedicated to organic agriculture and managed by applying organic agriculture methods. It refers to the land area fully converted to organic agriculture.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Agricultural area (1'000 Ha) which is going through the organic conversion process, usually two years period of conversion to organic land.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Total area (1'000 Ha) devoted to organic agriculture.

Measurement unit: 
1000 Ha

Agricultural Area (1'000 Ha) is the land area mainly devoted to agriculture. It includes arable land, permanent crops, and permanent pasture, as defined by FAO.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Arable land (1'000 Ha) is the land under temporary agricultural crops (multiple-cropped areas are counted only once), temporary meadows for mowing or pasture, land under market and kitchen gardens

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Arable land and Permanent crops (1'000 Ha) is the sum of areas under “Arable land” and "Permanent crops”.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Area (1'000 Ha) part of "Arable land", exclusively dedicated to organic agriculture and managed by applying organic agriculture methods.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Part of the area (1'000 Ha) of the "Arable land" which is going through the organic conversion process, usually two years period of conversion to organic land.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Area (1'000 Ha) obtained as the sum of areas under “Arable land certified organic” and "Arable land area in conversion to organic”

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Sum of areas (1'000 Ha) under “Arable land certified organic” and "Arable land area in conversion to organic”.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Area of the country (1'000 Ha) including area under inland water bodies, but excluding offshore territorial waters.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Fallow land - temporary (1'000 Ha) is the arable land that is not seeded for one or more growing seasons.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

It measures the area (1'000 Ha) covered by forest.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Inland water is the area (1'000 Ha) occupied by major rivers, lakes and reservoirs.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Land area is the total area (1'000 Ha) of the country excluding area under inland water bodies.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Other land (1'000 Ha) is the land not classified as Agricultural land and Forest area. It includes built-up and related land, barren land, other wooded land, etc.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Naturally regenerated forest (1'000 Ha) where there are clearly visible indications of human activities.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Permanent meadows and pastures is the land (1'000 Ha) used permanently (for a period of five years or more) for herbaceous forage crops that are managed and cultivated.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Permanent meadows and pastures - Naturally growing (1'000 Ha) is the land used permanently (for a period of five years or more) for herbaceous forage crops that is naturally growing.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Permanent crops (1'000 Ha) - land cultivated with long-term crops which do not have to be replanted for several years (such as cocoa and coffee); land under trees and shrubs producing flowers, such

Measurement unit: 
1000 Ha

Part of the area (1'000 Ha) of the "Permanent crops" exclusively dedicated to organic agriculture and managed by applying organic agriculture methods.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Part of the area of the "Permanent crops" (1'000 Ha) which is going through the organic conversion process, usually two years period of conversion to organic land.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Sum of areas (1'000 Ha) under “Permanent crops area certified organic” and "Permanent crops area in conversion to organic”.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Permanent meadows and pastures - land used permanently (five years or more) to grow herbaceous forage crops, either cultivated or growing wild (wild prairie or grazing land).

Measurement unit: 
1000 Ha

Part of the area (1'000 Ha) of the "Permanent meadows and pastures" exclusively dedicated to organic agriculture and managed by applying organic agriculture methods.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Part of the area (1'000 Ha) of the "Permanent meadows and pastures" which is going through the organic conversion process, usually two years period of conversion to organic land.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Sum of areas (1'000 Ha) under “Permanent meadows and pastures area certified organic” and "Permanent meadows and pastures area in conversion to organic”.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Forest (1'000 Ha) predominantly composed of trees established through planting and/or deliberate seeding.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Naturally regenerated forest of native species (1'000 Ha), where there are no clearly visible indications of human activities and the ecological processes are not significantly disturbed.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Share (%) of Agricultural Land with respect to the Total Land Area.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Share (%) of Arable Land with respect to the Total Land Area.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Share (%) of Forest Land with respect to the Total Land Area.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Temporary crops is all land (1'000 Ha) used for crops with a less than one-year growing cycle and which must be newly sown or planted for further production after the harvest.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Temporary meadows and pastures is the land (1'000 Ha) temporarily cultivated with herbaceous forage crops for mowing or pasture.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Area (1'000 Ha) equipped with irrigation infrastructure to provide water to the crops.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 Ha

Water withdrawal for agricultural use as a share (%) of total water withdrawal by country.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

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