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South and Central Asia 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 Uzbekistan 28.42 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
2 Turkmenistan 21.12 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
3 Pakistan 20.45 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
4 India 15.38 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
5 Sri Lanka 14.95 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
6 Bangladesh 10.62 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
7 Kyrgyzstan 5.53 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
8 Tajikistan 4.42 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
9 Kazakhstan 4.37 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
10 Afghanistan 3.97 metric tons per 1,000 p 1989
11 Nepal 3.49 metric tons per 1,000 p 2002
12 Bhutan 0.194 metric tons per 1,000 p 1997

Citation

"Countries Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators 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-capita

South and Central Asia Compared by Agriculture > Fertilizer > Consumption > Metric tons > Per capita

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