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High income OECD countries Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000

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). Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 New Zealand 216.01 metric tons 2002
2 Ireland 149.29 metric tons 2002
3 Australia 116 metric tons 2002
4 Canada 83.34 metric tons 2002
5 United States 67.1 metric tons 2002
6 France 64.2 metric tons 2002
7 Iceland 62.21 metric tons 2002
8 Finland 56.34 metric tons 2002
9 Denmark 55.25 metric tons 2002
10 Spain 52.28 metric tons 2002
11 Norway 40.55 metric tons 2002
12 Poland 39.54 metric tons 2002
13 Greece 36.86 metric tons 2002
14 Czech Republic 36.14 metric tons 2002
15 Slovenia 35.04 metric tons 2002
16 Germany 31.45 metric tons 2002
17 United Kingdom 30.36 metric tons 2002
18 Sweden 30.03 metric tons 2002
19 Chile 28.76 metric tons 2002
20 Belgium 27.97 metric tons 2002
21 Austria 25.77 metric tons 2002
22 Italy 25.06 metric tons 2002
23 Netherlands 20.81 metric tons 2002
24 Portugal 19.96 metric tons 2002
25 Estonia 19.88 metric tons 2002
26 South Korea 14.49 metric tons 2002
27 Switzerland 12.77 metric tons 2002
28 Israel 12.37 metric tons 2002
29 Japan 10.07 metric tons 2002

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/High-income-OECD-countries/Agriculture/Fertilizer/Consumption/Metric-tons-per-1000

High income OECD countries Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000

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