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Brazil - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

163.7 (kilograms per hectare) in 2015

Brazil fertilizer consumption was at level of 163.7 kilograms per hectare in 2015, down from 175.2 kilograms per hectare previous year, this is a change of 6.58 %.

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What is fertilizer consumption?

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. For the purpose of data dissemination, FAO has adopted the concept of a calendar year (January to December). Some countries compile fertilizer data on a calendar year basis, while others are on a split-year basis. Arable land includes land defined by the FAO as land under temporary crops (double-cropped areas are counted once), temporary meadows for mowing or for pasture, land under market or kitchen gardens, and land temporarily fallow. Land abandoned as a result of shifting cultivation is excluded.

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What is Brazil fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2015 163.7 -6.58 %
2014 175.2 -0.26 %
2013 175.7 -1.08 %
2012 177.6 -2.97 %
2011 183.0 17.17 %
2010 156.2 32.08 %
2009 118.3 -16.63 %
2008 141.8 -14.13 %
2007 165.2 33.17 %
2006 124.0 3.27 %
2005 120.1 -20.43 %
2004 150.9