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Who owns our farmland?

AAP logoAAP 7/09/2016

WHO OWNS OUR LAND?

* 13.6 per cent of Australian farmland is owned by foreigners

* Most of that is owned by UK investors (more than 52 per cent)

* China owns less than half a per cent (0.38 per cent).

* 52.1 million hectares of total farmland, more than two times the size of Victoria, is foreign owned.

TOP COUNTRIES THAT OWN THE MOST AGRICULTURAL LAND BY SIZE

1. United Kingdom

2. United States

3. Netherlands

4. Singapore

5. China

6. Philippines

7. Switzerland

8. Jersey

9. Indonesia

10. Japan

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