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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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 Iran 1.29 million metric tons 2002
2 Egypt 1.27 million metric tons 2002
3 Iraq 638,800 metric tons 2002
4 Morocco 399,000 metric tons 2002
5 Saudi Arabia 381,300 metric tons 2002
6 Syria 322,805 metric tons 2002
7 Tunisia 102,000 metric tons 2002
8 Algeria 98,000 metric tons 2002
9 Israel 81,300 metric tons 2002
10 Libya 61,900 metric tons 2002
11 Lebanon 39,420 metric tons 2002
12 United Arab Emirates 35,000 metric tons 2002
13 Jordan 33,500 metric tons 2002
14 Oman 12,233 metric tons 2002
15 Yemen 11,600 metric tons 2002
16 Kuwait 1,050 metric tons 2002
17 Qatar 900 metric tons 2001
18 Bahrain 100 metric tons 2002

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Middle Eastern and North Africa 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.
  • Canada ranked first for fertilizer > consumption > metric tons amongst Sparsely populated countries in 2002.
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