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Luxembourg - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

262.1 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

Luxembourg fertilizer consumption was at level of 262.1 kilograms per hectare in 2016, up from 242.7 kilograms per hectare previous year, this is a change of 8.01 %.

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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 Luxembourg fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 262.1 8.01 %
2015 242.7 0.80 %
2014 240.8 -2.76 %
2013 247.6 -4.23 %
2012 258.5 -4.47 %
2011 270.6 4.81 %
2010 258.2 5.56 %
2009 244.6 -2.37 %
2008 250.5 -9.37 %
2007 276.4 -5.87 %
2006 293.6 -6.23 %
2005 313.2