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Latin America and Caribbean 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Brazil 42.82 metric tons 2002
2 Uruguay 38.75 metric tons 2002
3 Costa Rica 37.02 metric tons 2002
4 Saint Kitts and Nevis 36.22 metric tons 2002
5 Chile 28.76 metric tons 2002
6 Paraguay 27.49 metric tons 2002
7 Guyana 23.82 metric tons 2002
8 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 19.72 metric tons 2002
9 Argentina 19.65 metric tons 2002
10 Belize 18.67 metric tons 2002
11 Ecuador 17.61 metric tons 2002
12 Colombia 16.78 metric tons 2002
13 Mexico 16.04 metric tons 2002
14 Guatemala 15.83 metric tons 2002
15 Venezuela 11.84 metric tons 2002
16 Suriname 11.66 metric tons 2002
17 Cuba 10.87 metric tons 2002
18 Peru 10.25 metric tons 2002
19 Nicaragua 10.25 metric tons 2002
20 Dominican Republic 10.04 metric tons 2002
21 El Salvador 9.21 metric tons 2002
22 Panama 9.04 metric tons 2002
23 Jamaica 8.56 metric tons 2002
24 Saint Lucia 8.38 metric tons 2002
25 Dominica 7.78 metric tons 2002
26 Honduras 7.73 metric tons 2002
27 Barbados 3.01 metric tons 2002
28 The Bahamas 2.59 metric tons 2002
29 Trinidad and Tobago 2.55 metric tons 2002
30 Bermuda 1.59 metric tons 2002
31 Haiti 1.57 metric tons 2002
32 Bolivia 1.55 metric tons 2002

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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000

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