Switzerland Switzerland: Agricultural area (sq. km)


The data set "Agricultural area (sq. km)" for Switzerland contains data from the year 1961 until 2015.
Agricultural land refers to the share of land area that is arable, under permanent crops, and under permanent pastures. 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. Land under permanent crops is land cultivated with crops that occupy the land for long periods and need not be replanted after each harvest, such as cocoa, coffee, and rubber. This category includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber. Permanent pasture is land used for five or more years for forage, including natural and cultivated crops.
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Agricultural area Daten

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Agricultural area (sq. km)
15,088
Agricultural area (% of land area) 38.2
Agricultural area, organic, total (hectare) 141,260

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 8,544,034
Area (sq. km) 41,290.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 678,887,336,848
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 80,190
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