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Gabon - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

26.8 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

Gabon fertilizer consumption was at level of 26.8 kilograms per hectare in 2016, up from 24.5 kilograms per hectare previous year, this is a change of 9.07 %.

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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 Gabon fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 26.8 9.07 %
2015 24.5 113.85 %
2014 11.5 13.16 %
2013 10.1 0.53 %
2012 10.1 78.58 %
2011 5.6 78.77 %
2010 3.2 -73.71 %
2009 12.0 14.31 %
2008 10.5 16.10 %
2007 9.1 7.09 %
2006 8.5 1.36 %
2005 8.3