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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 South Africa 21.2 metric tons 2002
2 Mauritius 20.66 metric tons 2002
3 Malawi 16.18 metric tons 2002
4 Zimbabwe 8.7 metric tons 2002
5 Cote d'Ivoire 6.54 metric tons 2002
6 Swaziland 6.47 metric tons 2002
7 Benin 6.45 metric tons 2002
8 Zambia 6.13 metric tons 2002
9 Lesotho 5.99 metric tons 2002
10 Kenya 4.33 metric tons 2002
11 Mali 3.86 metric tons 2002
12 Togo 3.33 metric tons 2002
13 Senegal 3.22 metric tons 2002
14 Botswana 2.54 metric tons 2002
15 Sudan 2.38 metric tons 2002
16 Ethiopia 2.14 metric tons 2002
17 Cameroon 2.08 metric tons 2002
18 Chad 1.95 metric tons 2002
19 Guinea-Bissau 1.8 metric tons 2002
20 Rwanda 1.7 metric tons 2002
21 Ghana 1.57 metric tons 2002
22 Mozambique 1.29 metric tons 2002
23 Nigeria 1.29 metric tons 2002
24 Mauritania 1.01 metric tons 2002
25 Eritrea 0.859 metric tons 2002
26 The Gambia 0.612 metric tons 2002
27 Madagascar 0.545 metric tons 2002
28 Comoros 0.54 metric tons 2002
29 Cape Verde 0.479 metric tons 2002
30 Equatorial Guinea 0.453 metric tons 1980
31 Niger 0.421 metric tons 2002
32 Burundi 0.361 metric tons 2002
33 Uganda 0.359 metric tons 2002
34 Guinea 0.354 metric tons 2002
35 Gabon 0.233 metric tons 2002
36 Democratic Republic of the Congo 0.212 metric tons 2002
37 Djibouti 0.206 metric tons 1987
38 Seychelles 0.203 metric tons 2002
39 Tanzania 0.2 metric tons 2002
40 Central African Republic 0.159 metric tons 2002
41 Namibia 0.153 metric tons 2002
42 Liberia 0.143 metric tons 1990
43 Burkina Faso 0.136 metric tons 2002
44 Angola 0.101 metric tons 2000
45 Sierra Leone 0.0668 metric tons 2002
46 Somalia 0.0639 metric tons 2002

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