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Germany - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

202.2 (kilograms per hectare) in 2015

In 2015, fertilizer consumption for Germany was 202.2 kilograms per hectare. Though Germany fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2006 - 2015 period ending at 202.2 kilograms per hectare in 2015.

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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 Germany fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2015 202.2 -7.09 %
2014 217.7 6.97 %
2013 203.5 2.29 %
2012 198.9 3.88 %
2011 191.5 -9.50 %
2010 211.6 16.64 %
2009 181.4 13.68 %
2008 159.6 -28.07 %
2007 221.9 14.12 %
2006 194.4 -6.87 %
2005 208.8 -2.96 %
2004 215.1