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Latvia - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

104.2 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

In 2016, fertilizer consumption for Latvia was 104.2 kilograms per hectare. Fertilizer consumption of Latvia increased from 50.6 kilograms per hectare in 2002 to 104.2 kilograms per hectare in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 5.70 %.

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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 Latvia fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 104.2 -0.54 %
2015 104.8 3.59 %
2014 101.1 0.46 %
2013 100.7 9.93 %
2012 91.6 10.01 %
2011 83.2 7.19 %
2010 77.6 19.67 %
2009 64.9 -3.08 %
2008 66.9 -1.15 %
2007 67.7 8.09 %
2006 62.7 -7.91 %
2005 68.0