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Countries with most tractors in the world

Last updated on: September 20, 2012 08:35 IST

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Tractors are a common sight in India, but does it have the most tractors in the world?

Let's take a look at some of the countries, including India, that have the most tractors in the world.

Source: The Economist

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Image: Ekaterina Shestakovskaya looks in the mirror as she drives a tractor in Kamenuki, 360km south-west of Minsk, Ukraine.
Photographs: Vasily Fedosenko/Reuters
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Iceland

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 1.6

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 5.4 per cent

Global rank: 1

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Image: A view of the Harpa Concert Hall in Reykjavik, Iceland.
Photographs: Ingolfur Juliusson/Reuters
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Slovenia

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.58

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 2.6 per cent

Global rank: 2

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Image: A view of Ljubljanica river, Slovenia.
Photographs: Srdjan Zivulovic/Reuters
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Japan

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.45

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.2 per cent

Global rank: 3

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Image: A view of Ginza shopping district in Tokyo.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters
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Switzerland

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.27

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.3 per cent

Global rank: 4

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Image: People walk on Zurich's main shopping street Bahnhofstrasse.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters
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Austria

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.24

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.5 per cent

Global rank: 5

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Image: A view of Vienna International Center and UN headquarters in Vienna.
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Italy

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.22

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 2.0 per cent

Global rank: 6

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Image: Trams travel in downtown Milan.
Photographs: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters
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Trinidad and Tobago

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.19

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 0.3 per cent

Global rank: 7

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Image: A carnival at Victoria Square in Trinidad and Tobago.
Photographs: Andrea De Silva/Reuters

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Norway

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.15

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 2.8 per cent

Global rank: 8

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Image: A woman walks her dog near the the marina in Bergen, Norway.
Photographs: Stoyan Nenov/Reuters
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The Netherlands

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.13

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 2.7 per cent

Global rank: 9

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Image: Tourists visit a Dutch tulip field in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.
Photographs: Michael Kooren/Reuters
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Poland

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.12

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 3.6 per cent

Global rank: 10

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Image: Tourists walk along Sopot pier in Gdansk, Poland.
Photographs: Peter Andrews/Reuters
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South Korea

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.11

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 2.7 per cent

Global rank: 11

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Image: A view of Seoul.
Photographs: Lee Jae Won/Reuters
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Greece

Tractors per hectare of arable land: 0.1

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 3.6 per cent

Global rank: 12

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Image: A man walks in front of a cafe at Plaka tourist district in Athens.
Photographs: John Kolesidis/Reuters
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Germany

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 0.8 per cent

Global rank: 13

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Image: People relax in sun in Munich's English garden.
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Spain

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 3.2 per cent

Global rank: 14

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Image: Tourists stroll along Barcelona's harbour.
Photographs: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters
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Britain

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 0.7 per cent

Global rank: 15

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Image: Traffic passes the Houses of Parliament in London.
Photographs: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters
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France

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.8 per cent

Global rank: 16

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Image: A view shows the Concorde obelisk, Champs Elysees Avenue and the Arc de Triomphe monument in Paris.
Photographs: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters
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The United States

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.2 per cent

Global rank: 17

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Image: The Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge is seen from the 90th storey of One World Trade Center in New York.
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Canada

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 1.7 per cent

Global rank: 18

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Image: People play volleyball on the front lawn of Parliament Hill in Ottawa.
Photographs: Chris Wattie/Reuters
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Brazil

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 5.5 per cent

Global rank: 19

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Image: The Brazilian National Congress in Brasilia.
Photographs: Ricardo Moraes/Reuters
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India

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 17.2 per cent

Global rank: 20

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Image: Shoppers leave a retail store inside a shopping mall in Mumbai.
Photographs: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters
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China

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 10.1 per cent

Global rank: 21

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Image: A man walks in Lujiazui financial district in Pudong, Shanghai.
Photographs: Carlos Barria/Reuters
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Russia

Tractors per hectare of arable land: Less than 0.1 per cent

Contribution of agriculture to GDP: 5.4 per cent

Global rank: 22


Image: A view of the Metropol hotel in Moscow.
Photographs: Maxim Shemetov/Reuters
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