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Costa Rica

Costa Rica Agriculture Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Agricultural growth 124 1996 37th out of 149
Agricultural machinery > Tractors 7,000 2003 91st out of 188
Arable and permanent cropland 505 thousand hectares 2000 121st out of 148
Arable land > Hectares 225,000 hectares 2003 138th out of 198
Banana > Exports $564 million 1998 2nd out of 9
Cotton > Exports 0.0 2004 103th out of 109
Cotton use 14 thousand bales 2004 88th out of 109
Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons 151,562 metric tons 2002 65th out of 166
Fertilizer use 385 kg 2000 4th out of 138
Permanent crops 280,000 hectares 2000 65th out of 181
Pesticide use 51.2 kg 2000 1st out of 45
Products bananas, pineapples, coffee, melons, ornamental plants, sugar, corn, rice, beans, potatoes; beef, poultry, dairy; timber 2010
Tractors 7,000 2000 86th out of 147
Value added 9.12 2001 84th out of 128
Workers per hectare 0.6 2000 66th out of 148

SOURCES: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2001; World Development Indicators database; World Resources Institute; Food and Agricultural Organization (1998); United States Department of Agriculture; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2000; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 25 March 2010.; The World Bank

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