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Group of 7 countries (G7) 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 France 3.97 million metric tons 2002
3 Canada 2.61 million metric tons 2002
4 Germany 2.59 million metric tons 2002
5 United Kingdom 1.8 million metric tons 2002
6 Italy 1.43 million metric tons 2002
7 Japan 1.28 million metric tons 2002

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Group of 7 countries (G7) 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.
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