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Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash, and phosphate fertilizers (including ground rock phosphate). Traditional nutrients--animal and plant manures--are not included. The time reference for fertilizer consumption is the crop year (July through June)..

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 ChinaChina 39.6 million metric tons 2002
2 United StatesUnited States 19.3 million metric tons 2002
3 IndiaIndia 16.12 million metric tons 2002
4 BrazilBrazil 7.68 million metric tons 2002
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 5.13 million metric tons 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 4.71 million metric tons 2002
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 4.56 million metric tons 2002
5 FranceFrance 3.97 million metric tons 2002
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 3.39 million metric tons 2002
6 IndonesiaIndonesia 2.99 million metric tons 2002
7 PakistanPakistan 2.96 million metric tons 2002
8 CanadaCanada 2.61 million metric tons 2002
9 GermanyGermany 2.59 million metric tons 2002
10 AustraliaAustralia 2.28 million metric tons 2002
11 SpainSpain 2.16 million metric tons 2002
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 1.99 million metric tons 2002
12 VietnamVietnam 1.98 million metric tons 2002
13 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 1.8 million metric tons 2002
14 TurkeyTurkey 1.74 million metric tons 2002
15 MexicoMexico 1.71 million metric tons 2002
16 ThailandThailand 1.7 million metric tons 2002
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 1.58 million metric tons 2002
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 1.54 million metric tons 2002
17 PolandPoland 1.51 million metric tons 2002
18 RussiaRussia 1.47 million metric tons 2002
19 ItalyItaly 1.43 million metric tons 2002
20 BangladeshBangladesh 1.42 million metric tons 2002
21 IranIran 1.29 million metric tons 2002
22 JapanJapan 1.28 million metric tons 2002
23 EgyptEgypt 1.27 million metric tons 2002
24 MalaysiaMalaysia 1.23 million metric tons 2002
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 1.13 million metric tons 2002
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 1.06 million metric tons 2002
25 South AfricaSouth Africa 965,100 metric tons 2002
NATO countries averageNATO average 858,827.84 metric tons 2002
26 New ZealandNew Zealand 852,897 metric tons 2002
Eurozone averageEurozone average 790,187.38 metric tons 2002
27 BelarusBelarus 748,000 metric tons 2002
28 ArgentinaArgentina 739,526 metric tons 2002
29 PhilippinesPhilippines 723,020 metric tons 2002
30 UzbekistanUzbekistan 718,300 metric tons 2002
European Union averageEuropean Union average 701,881.88 metric tons 2002
31 ColombiaColombia 691,500 metric tons 2002
32 South KoreaSouth Korea 689,901 metric tons 2002
33 IraqIraq 638,800 metric tons 2002
34 UkraineUkraine 589,000 metric tons 2002
35 IrelandIreland 587,000 metric tons 2002
36 HungaryHungary 501,321 metric tons 2002
37 ChileChile 455,000 metric tons 2002
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 412,247.84 metric tons 2002
38 GreeceGreece 405,000 metric tons 2002
39 MoroccoMorocco 399,000 metric tons 2002
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 390,530.67 metric tons 2002
40 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 381,300 metric tons 2002
41 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 368,844 metric tons 2002
42 NetherlandsNetherlands 336,000 metric tons 2002
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 330,421.89 metric tons 2002
43 RomaniaRomania 326,123 metric tons 2002
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 324,092.32 metric tons 2002
44 SyriaSyria 322,805 metric tons 2002
45 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 307,790 metric tons 2002
46 VenezuelaVenezuela 300,000 metric tons 2002
47 DenmarkDenmark 297,001 metric tons 2002
48 FinlandFinland 293,000 metric tons 2002
49 BelgiumBelgium 289,000 metric tons 2002
50 Sri LankaSri Lanka 284,218 metric tons 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 281,079.88 metric tons 2002
Failed states averageFailed states average 275,821.27 metric tons 2002
51 PeruPeru 274,007 metric tons 2002
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 272,403.07 metric tons 2002
52 SwedenSweden 268,000 metric tons 2002
53 North KoreaNorth Korea 266,200 metric tons 2002
54 EcuadorEcuador 229,522 metric tons 2002
55 AustriaAustria 208,300 metric tons 2002
56 PortugalPortugal 207,000 metric tons 2002
57 LithuaniaLithuania 194,000 metric tons 2002
58 MalawiMalawi 193,008 metric tons 2002
59 GuatemalaGuatemala 186,200 metric tons 2002
60 NorwayNorway 184,000 metric tons 2002
61 CroatiaCroatia 172,000 metric tons 2002
62 NigeriaNigeria 166,200 metric tons 2002
63 BulgariaBulgaria 165,943 metric tons 2002
64 ParaguayParaguay 153,168 metric tons 2002
65 Costa RicaCosta Rica 151,562 metric tons 2002
66 EthiopiaEthiopia 150,032 metric tons 2002
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 143,775.04 metric tons 2002
67 KenyaKenya 142,758 metric tons 2002
68 BurmaBurma 132,300 metric tons 2002
69 UruguayUruguay 128,929 metric tons 2002
70 CubaCuba 121,900 metric tons 2002
71 ZimbabweZimbabwe 110,000 metric tons 2002
72 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 109,000 metric tons 2002
73 TunisiaTunisia 102,000 metric tons 2002
74 AlgeriaAlgeria 98,000 metric tons 2002
75 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 97,800 metric tons 2002
76 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 93,040 metric tons 2002
77 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 89,703 metric tons 2002
78 NepalNepal 89,038 metric tons 2002
79 IsraelIsrael 81,300 metric tons 2002
80 SloveniaSlovenia 69,887 metric tons 2002
81 SudanSudan 69,496 metric tons 2002
82 ZambiaZambia 65,168 metric tons 2002
83 KazakhstanKazakhstan 64,900 metric tons 2002
84 LibyaLibya 61,900 metric tons 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 55,796.71 metric tons 2002
85 El SalvadorEl Salvador 55,333 metric tons 2002
86 NicaraguaNicaragua 53,796 metric tons 2002
87 HondurasHonduras 50,228 metric tons 2002
88 LatviaLatvia 50,029 metric tons 2002
89 BeninBenin 47,841 metric tons 2002
90 MaliMali 42,000 metric tons 2002
91 LebanonLebanon 39,420 metric tons 2002
92 AlbaniaAlbania 35,357 metric tons 2002
93 United Arab EmiratesUAE 35,000 metric tons 2002
94 CameroonCameroon 34,899 metric tons 2002
95 JordanJordan 33,500 metric tons 2002
96 SenegalSenegal 33,491 metric tons 2002
97 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 32,600 metric tons 2002
98 GhanaGhana 31,030 metric tons 2002
99 PanamaPanama 28,719 metric tons 2002
100 GeorgiaGeorgia 28,400 metric tons 2002
101 TajikistanTajikistan 27,900 metric tons 2002
102 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 27,600 metric tons 2002
103 EstoniaEstonia 27,007 metric tons 2002
104 MauritiusMauritius 25,000 metric tons 2002
105 MozambiqueMozambique 24,900 metric tons 2002
106 JamaicaJamaica 22,400 metric tons 2002
107 AfghanistanAfghanistan 20,800 metric tons 2002
108 IcelandIceland 17,888 metric tons 2002
109 GuyanaGuyana 17,879 metric tons 2002
110 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 17,692 metric tons 2002
111 ChadChad 17,500 metric tons 2002
112 TogoTogo 17,055 metric tons 2002
113 CyprusCyprus 15,406 metric tons 2002
114 RwandaRwanda 15,299 metric tons 2002
115 HaitiHaiti 13,930 metric tons 2002
116 BoliviaBolivia 13,741 metric tons 2002
117 FijiFiji 12,290 metric tons 2002
118 OmanOman 12,233 metric tons 2002
119 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 11,800 metric tons 2002
120 YemenYemen 11,600 metric tons 2002
121 LesothoLesotho 11,300 metric tons 2002
122 ArmeniaArmenia 11,283 metric tons 2002
123 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 10,513 metric tons 2002
124 MoldovaMoldova 10,135 metric tons 2002
125 UgandaUganda 9,306 metric tons 2002
126 MadagascarMadagascar 9,125 metric tons 2002
127 CambodiaCambodia 7,620 metric tons 1998
128 TanzaniaTanzania 7,148 metric tons 2002
129 LaosLaos 7,019 metric tons 2002
130 SwazilandSwaziland 7,000 metric tons 2002
131 SurinameSuriname 5,600 metric tons 2002
132 NigerNiger 4,970 metric tons 2002
133 BelizeBelize 4,700 metric tons 2002
134 BotswanaBotswana 4,600 metric tons 2002
135 MongoliaMongolia 4,448 metric tons 2002
136 EritreaEritrea 3,676 metric tons 2002
137 SamoaSamoa 3,500 metric tons 2002
138 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 3,258 metric tons 2002
139 GuineaGuinea 3,200 metric tons 2002
140 BruneiBrunei 3,000 metric tons 1993
141 MauritaniaMauritania 2,900 metric tons 2002
142 BurundiBurundi 2,539 metric tons 2002
143 SingaporeSingapore 2,418 metric tons 2002
144 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2,400 metric tons 2002
145 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 2,133 metric tons 2002
146 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 1,700 metric tons 2002
147 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 1,671 metric tons 2002
148 AngolaAngola 1,400 metric tons 2000
149 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 1,343 metric tons 2002
150 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 1,304 metric tons 2002
151 KuwaitKuwait 1,050 metric tons 2002
152 QatarQatar 900 metric tons 2001
153 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 900 metric tons 2002
154 BarbadosBarbados 811 metric tons 2002
155 The GambiaThe Gambia 800 metric tons 2002
156 The BahamasThe Bahamas 800 metric tons 2002
157 MaltaMalta 700 metric tons 2002
158 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 600 metric tons 2002
159 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 600 metric tons 2002
160 DominicaDominica 543 metric tons 2002
161 SomaliaSomalia 500 metric tons 2002
162 LiberiaLiberia 300 metric tons 1990
163 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 300 metric tons 2002
164 GabonGabon 300 metric tons 2002
165 NamibiaNamibia 300 metric tons 2002
166 ComorosComoros 300 metric tons 2002
167 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 236 metric tons 2002
168 Cape VerdeCape Verde 220 metric tons 2002
169 BahrainBahrain 100 metric tons 2002
170 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 100 metric tons 1980
171 BermudaBermuda 100 metric tons 2002
172 TongaTonga 100 metric tons 1985
173 DjiboutiDjibouti 100 metric tons 1987
174 BhutanBhutan 100 metric tons 1997
175 SeychellesSeychelles 17 metric tons 2002

Citation

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