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European Union Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita

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). Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Ireland 149.29 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
2 France 66.58 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
3 Finland 56.34 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
4 Lithuania 55.92 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
5 Denmark 55.26 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
6 Spain 52.27 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
7 Hungary 49.35 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
8 Poland 39.54 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
9 Croatia 38.71 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
10 Greece 36.86 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
11 Czech Republic 36.16 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
12 Slovenia 35.05 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
13 Germany 31.44 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
14 United Kingdom 30.37 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
15 Sweden 30.03 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
16 Belgium 27.97 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
17 Austria 25.77 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
18 Italy 25.07 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
19 Cyprus 21.69 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
20 Latvia 21.4 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
21 Bulgaria 21.09 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
22 Netherlands 20.81 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
23 Portugal 19.96 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
24 Estonia 19.88 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
25 Romania 14.96 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
26 Malta 1.77 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002

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