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South and Central Asia 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 Uzbekistan 28.42 metric tons 2002
2 Turkmenistan 21.26 metric tons 2002
3 Pakistan 19.79 metric tons 2002
4 Sri Lanka 15.02 metric tons 2002
5 India 14.97 metric tons 2002
6 Bangladesh 10.39 metric tons 2002
7 Kyrgyzstan 5.53 metric tons 2002
8 Kazakhstan 4.37 metric tons 2002
9 Tajikistan 4.36 metric tons 2002
10 Nepal 3.69 metric tons 2002
11 Afghanistan 0.937 metric tons 2002
12 Bhutan 0.192 metric tons 1997

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/South-and-Central-Asia/Agriculture/Fertilizer/Consumption/Metric-tons-per-1000

South and Central Asia Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons per 1000

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