Glossary:Agricultural area (AA)
From Statistics Explained
Agricultural area, abbreviated as AA, (or utilised agricultural area abbreviated as UAA) describes the area used for farming. It includes the land categories:
- arable land;
- permanent grassland;
- permanent crops;
- other agricultural land such as kitchen gardens (even if they only represent small areas of total UAA).
The term does not include unused agricultural land, woodland and land occupied by buildings, farmyards, tracks, ponds, etc.