Monday, June 25, 2012

Indonesia: Agricultural Profile

An Agricultural Profile

Total Area: 1,904,569 sq km
Land Area: 1,811,569 sq km
Water Area: 93,000 sq km

tropical; hot, humid; more moderate in highlands

mostly coastal lowlands; larger islands have interior mountains

Arable Land Use: 11.03%
Permanent Crop Use: 7.04%
Irrigated Land: 67,220 sq km
Total Renewable Water Resources: 2,838 cu km
Total Freshwater Withdrawal: 82.78 cu km per year
Per Person Freshwater Withdrawal: 372 cu m per year

Natural Hazards:
occasional floods; severe droughts; tsunamis; earthquakes; volcanoes; forest fires

Current Environmental Issues:
deforestation; water pollution from industrial wastes, sewage; air pollution in urban areas; smoke and haze from forest fires

Total Labor Force: 117.5 million
% Agricultural Labor Force: 38.3%

Agricultural Products:
rice, cassava (manioc), peanuts, rubber, cocoa, coffee, palm oil, copra; poultry, beef, pork, eggs

Information from CIA's World Factbook

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