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India - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

171.0 (kilograms per hectare) in 2015

India fertilizer consumption was at level of 171 kilograms per hectare in 2015, up from 163.5 kilograms per hectare previous year, this is a change of 4.58 %.

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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 India fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2015 171.0 4.58 %
2014 163.5 4.47 %
2013 156.5 -4.06 %
2012 163.1 -9.75 %
2011 180.7 0.96 %
2010 179.0 6.91 %
2009 167.5 9.20 %
2008 153.3 7.36 %
2007 142.8 4.71 %
2006 136.4 6.89 %
2005 127.6 10.71 %
2004 115.3