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Former British colonies Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons

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 United States 19.3 million metric tons 2002
2 India 16.12 million metric tons 2002
3 Pakistan 2.96 million metric tons 2002
4 Canada 2.61 million metric tons 2002
5 Australia 2.28 million metric tons 2002
6 Bangladesh 1.42 million metric tons 2002
7 Egypt 1.27 million metric tons 2002
8 Malaysia 1.23 million metric tons 2002
9 New Zealand 852,897 metric tons 2002
10 Sri Lanka 284,218 metric tons 2002
11 Malawi 193,008 metric tons 2002
12 Nigeria 166,200 metric tons 2002
13 Kenya 142,758 metric tons 2002
14 Burma 132,300 metric tons 2002
15 Zimbabwe 110,000 metric tons 2002
16 Israel 81,300 metric tons 2002
17 Sudan 69,496 metric tons 2002
18 Zambia 65,168 metric tons 2002
19 United Arab Emirates 35,000 metric tons 2002
20 Jordan 33,500 metric tons 2002
21 Ghana 31,030 metric tons 2002
22 Jamaica 22,400 metric tons 2002
23 Guyana 17,879 metric tons 2002
24 Fiji 12,290 metric tons 2002
25 Yemen 11,600 metric tons 2002
26 Lesotho 11,300 metric tons 2002
27 Uganda 9,306 metric tons 2002
28 Tanzania 7,148 metric tons 2002
29 Swaziland 7,000 metric tons 2002
30 Belize 4,700 metric tons 2002
31 Botswana 4,600 metric tons 2002
32 Trinidad and Tobago 3,258 metric tons 2002
33 Brunei 3,000 metric tons 1993
34 Singapore 2,418 metric tons 2002
35 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1,700 metric tons 2002
36 Saint Lucia 1,343 metric tons 2002
37 Kuwait 1,050 metric tons 2002
38 Qatar 900 metric tons 2001
39 Barbados 811 metric tons 2002
=40 The Gambia 800 metric tons 2002
=40 The Bahamas 800 metric tons 2002
42 Dominica 543 metric tons 2002
43 Somalia 500 metric tons 2002
=44 Sierra Leone 300 metric tons 2002
=44 Namibia 300 metric tons 2002
=46 Bahrain 100 metric tons 2002
=46 Bhutan 100 metric tons 1997

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Former British colonies Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons

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Interesting observations about Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons

  • India ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Hot countries in 2002.
  • China has had the highest fertilizer > consumption > metric tons since 1986.
  • United States ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Christian countries in 2002.
  • Indonesia ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Muslim countries in 2002.
  • France ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Europe in 2002.
  • South Africa ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2002.
  • Brazil ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Catholic countries in 2002.
  • Mexico ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Former Spanish colonies in 2002.
  • Germany ranked second for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst European Union in 2002.
  • Russia ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Former Soviet republics in 2002.
  • Canada ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2002.
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