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Agriculture > Pesticide use: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Average pesticide use (kg per ha of cropland 2000). Pesticide use, kilograms per hectare, is calculated by WRI by dividing the total pesticide consumption, measured in kilograms of active ingredients, by the total hectares of arable and permanent cropland.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Costa Rica 51.2 kg 2000
2 Colombia 16.7 kg 2000
3 Netherlands 9.4 kg 2000
4 Ecuador 6 kg 2000
5 Portugal 5.3 kg 2000
6 France 4.6 kg 2000
7 Greece 2.8 kg 2000
8 Uruguay 2.7 kg 2000
9 Suriname 2.6 kg 2000
=10 Honduras 2.5 kg 2000
=10 Germany 2.5 kg 2000
12 Austria 2.4 kg 2000
13 Dominican Republic 2.1 kg 2000
=14 Ireland 1.8 kg 2000
=14 Slovakia 1.8 kg 2000
16 Paraguay 1.5 kg 2000
=17 Denmark 1.4 kg 2000
=17 Jordan 1.4 kg 2000
=19 Czech Republic 1.3 kg 2000
=19 Pakistan 1.3 kg 2000
=19 Turkey 1.3 kg 2000
=22 Peru 1.2 kg 2000
=22 Oman 1.2 kg 2000
24 Thailand 1.1 kg 2000
25 Romania 1 kg 2000
26 Yemen 0.8 kg 2000
27 Sweden 0.6 kg 2000
=28 Finland 0.5 kg 2000
=28 Poland 0.5 kg 2000
=30 Bangladesh 0.4 kg 2000
=30 Norway 0.4 kg 2000
32 Malawi 0.3 kg 2000
=33 Senegal 0.2 kg 2000
=33 Lithuania 0.2 kg 2000
=35 Rwanda 0.1 kg 2000
=35 Estonia 0.1 kg 2000
=35 Iraq 0.1 kg 2000
=35 Ethiopia 0.1 kg 2000
=35 Cameroon 0.1 kg 2000
=35 Bhutan 0.1 kg 2000
=41 Ghana 0.0 2000
=41 Laos 0.0 2000
=41 Niger 0.0 2000
=41 Sudan 0.0 2000
=41 Haiti 0.0 2000

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Pesticide use. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Resources Institute. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Agriculture/Pesticide-use

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