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High income OECD countries 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 New Zealand 216.52 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
2 Ireland 149.29 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
3 Australia 116.06 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
4 Canada 83.34 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
5 United States 66.92 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
6 France 66.58 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
7 Iceland 62.11 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
8 Finland 56.34 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
9 Denmark 55.26 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
10 Spain 52.27 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
11 Norway 40.55 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
12 Poland 39.54 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
13 Greece 36.86 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
14 Czech Republic 36.16 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
15 Slovenia 35.05 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
16 Germany 31.44 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
17 United Kingdom 30.37 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
18 Sweden 30.03 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
19 Chile 28.84 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
20 Belgium 27.97 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
21 Austria 25.77 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
22 Italy 25.07 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
23 Netherlands 20.81 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
24 Portugal 19.96 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
25 Estonia 19.88 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
26 South Korea 14.49 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
27 Switzerland 12.77 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
28 Israel 12.37 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
29 Japan 10.07 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002

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