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Former French 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 Vietnam 1.98 million metric tons 2002
2 Morocco 399,000 metric tons 2002
3 Syria 322,805 metric tons 2002
4 Cote d'Ivoire 109,000 metric tons 2002
5 Tunisia 102,000 metric tons 2002
6 Algeria 98,000 metric tons 2002
7 Benin 47,841 metric tons 2002
8 Mali 42,000 metric tons 2002
9 Lebanon 39,420 metric tons 2002
10 Cameroon 34,899 metric tons 2002
11 Senegal 33,491 metric tons 2002
12 Mozambique 24,900 metric tons 2002
13 Chad 17,500 metric tons 2002
14 Togo 17,055 metric tons 2002
15 Haiti 13,930 metric tons 2002
16 Madagascar 9,125 metric tons 2002
17 Cambodia 7,620 metric tons 1998
18 Laos 7,019 metric tons 2002
19 Niger 4,970 metric tons 2002
20 Guinea 3,200 metric tons 2002
21 Mauritania 2,900 metric tons 2002
22 Burkina Faso 1,671 metric tons 2002
23 Central African Republic 600 metric tons 2002
24 Gabon 300 metric tons 2002
25 Djibouti 100 metric tons 1987

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Former French 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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