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Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000: 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). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 New Zealand 216.01 metric tons 2002
2 Ireland 149.29 metric tons 2002
3 Australia 116 metric tons 2002
4 Canada 83.34 metric tons 2002
5 Belarus 75.82 metric tons 2002
6 United States 67.1 metric tons 2002
7 France 64.2 metric tons 2002
8 Iceland 62.21 metric tons 2002
9 Finland 56.34 metric tons 2002
10 Lithuania 55.92 metric tons 2002
11 Denmark 55.25 metric tons 2002
12 Spain 52.28 metric tons 2002
13 Malaysia 50.38 metric tons 2002
14 Hungary 49.35 metric tons 2002
High income OECD countries average (profile) 48.96 metric tons 2002
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 44.51 metric tons 2002
15 Brazil 42.82 metric tons 2002
16 Norway 40.55 metric tons 2002
17 Poland 39.54 metric tons 2002
Non-religious countries average (profile) 39.26 metric tons 2002
18 Uruguay 38.75 metric tons 2002
19 Croatia 38.74 metric tons 2002
Eurozone average (profile) 37.74 metric tons 2002
European Union average (profile) 37.51 metric tons 2002
20 Costa Rica 37.02 metric tons 2002
21 Greece 36.86 metric tons 2002
NATO countries average (profile) 36.8 metric tons 2002
22 Saint Kitts and Nevis 36.22 metric tons 2002
23 Czech Republic 36.14 metric tons 2002
24 Slovenia 35.04 metric tons 2002
25 Germany 31.45 metric tons 2002
26 China 30.93 metric tons 2002
27 United Kingdom 30.36 metric tons 2002
28 Sweden 30.03 metric tons 2002
29 Chile 28.76 metric tons 2002
30 Uzbekistan 28.42 metric tons 2002
31 Belgium 27.97 metric tons 2002
32 Paraguay 27.49 metric tons 2002
33 Turkey 26.81 metric tons 2002
34 Thailand 26.66 metric tons 2002
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.86 metric tons 2002
35 Austria 25.77 metric tons 2002
36 Iraq 25.31 metric tons 2002
37 Italy 25.06 metric tons 2002
38 Vietnam 24.83 metric tons 2002
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.17 metric tons 2002
39 Guyana 23.82 metric tons 2002
40 Latvia 21.39 metric tons 2002
41 Turkmenistan 21.26 metric tons 2002
42 South Africa 21.2 metric tons 2002
43 Bulgaria 21.09 metric tons 2002
44 Netherlands 20.81 metric tons 2002
45 Mauritius 20.66 metric tons 2002
46 Portugal 19.96 metric tons 2002
47 Estonia 19.88 metric tons 2002
48 Samoa 19.82 metric tons 2002
49 Pakistan 19.79 metric tons 2002
50 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19.72 metric tons 2002
51 Argentina 19.65 metric tons 2002
52 Iran 19.07 metric tons 2002
53 Syria 18.99 metric tons 2002
Former British colonies average (profile) 18.86 metric tons 2002
54 Belize 18.67 metric tons 2002
55 Egypt 18.58 metric tons 2002
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 18.3 metric tons 2002
56 Ecuador 17.61 metric tons 2002
57 Saudi Arabia 17.47 metric tons 2002
58 Colombia 16.78 metric tons 2002
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 16.19 metric tons 2002
59 Malawi 16.18 metric tons 2002
60 Mexico 16.04 metric tons 2002
61 Guatemala 15.83 metric tons 2002
62 Cyprus 15.72 metric tons 2002
Religious countries average (profile) 15.69 metric tons 2002
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 15.24 metric tons 2002
63 Fiji 15.06 metric tons 2002
64 Sri Lanka 15.02 metric tons 2002
65 India 14.97 metric tons 2002
66 Romania 14.96 metric tons 2002
67 South Korea 14.49 metric tons 2002
68 Indonesia 13.91 metric tons 2002
69 Morocco 13.61 metric tons 2002
70 Switzerland 12.77 metric tons 2002
71 Israel 12.37 metric tons 2002
72 Ukraine 12.22 metric tons 2002
73 Venezuela 11.84 metric tons 2002
South and Central Asia average (profile) 11.7 metric tons 2002
74 Suriname 11.66 metric tons 2002
75 Libya 11.59 metric tons 2002
South Asia average (profile) 11.52 metric tons 2002
76 North Korea 11.45 metric tons 2002
OPEC countries average (profile) 11.22 metric tons 2002
77 Lebanon 11.21 metric tons 2002
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 10.93 metric tons 2002
78 Cuba 10.87 metric tons 2002
79 United Arab Emirates 10.86 metric tons 2002
80 Albania 10.83 metric tons 2002
81 Brunei 10.73 metric tons 1993
82 Tunisia 10.43 metric tons 2002
83 Bangladesh 10.39 metric tons 2002
84 Peru 10.25 metric tons 2002
85 Nicaragua 10.25 metric tons 2002
86 Russia 10.14 metric tons 2002
87 Japan 10.07 metric tons 2002
88 Dominican Republic 10.04 metric tons 2002
Muslim countries average (profile) 9.25 metric tons 2002
89 El Salvador 9.21 metric tons 2002
90 Panama 9.04 metric tons 2002
91 Philippines 8.93 metric tons 2002
92 Zimbabwe 8.7 metric tons 2002
93 Jamaica 8.56 metric tons 2002
94 Saint Lucia 8.38 metric tons 2002
95 Bosnia and Herzegovina 8.36 metric tons 2002
96 Dominica 7.78 metric tons 2002
97 Honduras 7.73 metric tons 2002
98 Jordan 6.65 metric tons 2002
99 Cote d'Ivoire 6.54 metric tons 2002
100 Georgia 6.52 metric tons 2002
101 Swaziland 6.47 metric tons 2002
102 Benin 6.45 metric tons 2002
103 Zambia 6.13 metric tons 2002
104 Lesotho 5.99 metric tons 2002
105 Kyrgyzstan 5.53 metric tons 2002
106 French Polynesia 5.32 metric tons 2002
107 Oman 5.3 metric tons 2002
Former French colonies average (profile) 5.07 metric tons 2002
failed states average (profile) 4.78 metric tons 2002
108 Kazakhstan 4.37 metric tons 2002
109 Tajikistan 4.36 metric tons 2002
110 Kenya 4.33 metric tons 2002
111 New Caledonia 4.06 metric tons 2002
112 Mali 3.86 metric tons 2002
113 Armenia 3.7 metric tons 2002
114 Nepal 3.69 metric tons 2002
115 Togo 3.33 metric tons 2002
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.3 metric tons 2002
116 Senegal 3.22 metric tons 2002
117 Barbados 3.01 metric tons 2002
118 Algeria 3.01 metric tons 2002
119 Moldova 2.8 metric tons 2002
120 Burma 2.69 metric tons 2002
121 The Bahamas 2.59 metric tons 2002
122 Trinidad and Tobago 2.55 metric tons 2002
123 Botswana 2.54 metric tons 2002
124 Sudan 2.38 metric tons 2002
125 Azerbaijan 2.16 metric tons 2002
126 Ethiopia 2.14 metric tons 2002
127 Papua New Guinea 2.08 metric tons 2002
128 Cameroon 2.08 metric tons 2002
129 Chad 1.95 metric tons 2002
130 Mongolia 1.82 metric tons 2002
131 Guinea-Bissau 1.8 metric tons 2002
132 Malta 1.77 metric tons 2002
133 Rwanda 1.7 metric tons 2002
134 Bermuda 1.59 metric tons 2002
135 Haiti 1.57 metric tons 2002
136 Ghana 1.57 metric tons 2002
137 Bolivia 1.55 metric tons 2002
138 Qatar 1.47 metric tons 2001
139 Mozambique 1.29 metric tons 2002
140 Nigeria 1.29 metric tons 2002
141 Laos 1.27 metric tons 2002
142 Tonga 1.06 metric tons 1985
143 Mauritania 1.01 metric tons 2002
144 Afghanistan 0.937 metric tons 2002
145 Eritrea 0.859 metric tons 2002
146 Cambodia 0.652 metric tons 1998
147 Yemen 0.625 metric tons 2002
148 The Gambia 0.612 metric tons 2002
149 Singapore 0.579 metric tons 2002
150 Madagascar 0.545 metric tons 2002
151 Comoros 0.54 metric tons 2002
152 Kuwait 0.513 metric tons 2002
153 Cape Verde 0.479 metric tons 2002
154 Equatorial Guinea 0.453 metric tons 1980
155 Niger 0.421 metric tons 2002
156 Burundi 0.361 metric tons 2002
157 Uganda 0.359 metric tons 2002
158 Guinea 0.354 metric tons 2002
159 Gabon 0.233 metric tons 2002
160 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.212 metric tons 2002
161 Djibouti 0.206 metric tons 1987
162 Seychelles 0.203 metric tons 2002
163 Tanzania 0.2 metric tons 2002
164 Bhutan 0.192 metric tons 1997
165 Central African Republic 0.159 metric tons 2002
166 Namibia 0.153 metric tons 2002
167 Liberia 0.143 metric tons 1990
168 Bahrain 0.137 metric tons 2002
169 Burkina Faso 0.136 metric tons 2002
170 Angola 0.101 metric tons 2000
171 Sierra Leone 0.0668 metric tons 2002
172 Somalia 0.0639 metric tons 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Agriculture/Fertilizer/Consumption/Metric-tons-per-1000

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000

  • Australia ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2002.
  • Malaysia ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2002.
  • Ireland ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • New Zealand ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 globally in 2002.
  • South Africa ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2002.
  • Brazil ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2002.
  • Canada ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst NATO countries in 2002.
  • Iraq ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Failed states in 2002.
  • Lithuania ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2002.
  • France ranked second for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst European Union in 2002.
  • United States ranked third for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons per 1000 amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2002.
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