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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Brazil 42.94 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
2 Uruguay 38.97 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
3 Costa Rica 36.99 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
4 Saint Kitts and Nevis 36.4 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
5 Chile 28.84 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
6 Paraguay 27.51 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
7 Guyana 23.92 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
8 Argentina 19.65 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
9 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 18.2 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
10 Ecuador 18.12 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
11 Belize 17.72 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
12 Mexico 17.12 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
13 Colombia 16.07 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
14 Guatemala 15.9 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
15 Suriname 12.71 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
16 Venezuela 11.89 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
17 Cuba 10.89 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
18 Nicaragua 10.65 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
19 Peru 10.24 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
20 Dominican Republic 9.93 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
21 Panama 9.38 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
22 Jamaica 8.56 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
23 El Salvador 8.48 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
24 Saint Lucia 8.44 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
25 Dominica 7.64 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
26 Honduras 7.46 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
27 Barbados 3.03 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
28 The Bahamas 2.58 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
29 Trinidad and Tobago 2.52 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
30 Haiti 1.71 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
31 Bermuda 1.59 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
32 Bolivia 1.59 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002

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