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Table 1

Area occupied by the main Brazilian agricultural crops in 2016a. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1525/elementa.187.t1

Main agricultural cropsArea (hectares)% of total area

 
Soybean 33,310,365 42% 
Corn 16,039,474 20% 
Sugarcane 11,369,507 14% 
Bean 2,945,367 4% 
Coffee 2,307,102 3% 
Cassava 2,173,318 3% 
Wheat 2,167,539 3% 
Rice 2,004,644 3% 
Cotton (herbaceous) 1,001,952 1% 
Cocoa 812,123 1% 
Orange 741,062 1% 
Banana 521,465 1% 
Analyzed crops coverage area 75,393,918 96% 
Total Brazilian agricultural crops area 78,681,081 100% 
Main agricultural cropsArea (hectares)% of total area

 
Soybean 33,310,365 42% 
Corn 16,039,474 20% 
Sugarcane 11,369,507 14% 
Bean 2,945,367 4% 
Coffee 2,307,102 3% 
Cassava 2,173,318 3% 
Wheat 2,167,539 3% 
Rice 2,004,644 3% 
Cotton (herbaceous) 1,001,952 1% 
Cocoa 812,123 1% 
Orange 741,062 1% 
Banana 521,465 1% 
Analyzed crops coverage area 75,393,918 96% 
Total Brazilian agricultural crops area 78,681,081 100% 

a Source: Systematic Statistic of Agricultural Production (IBGE, 2016).

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