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Philippines - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

157.4 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

In 2016, fertilizer consumption for Philippines was 157.4 kilograms per hectare. Though Philippines fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2002 - 2016 period ending at 157.4 kilograms per hectare in 2016.

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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 Philippines fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 157.4 13.50 %
2015 138.7 -11.01 %
2014 155.9 0.00 %
2013 155.9 31.71 %
2012 118.4 -18.30 %
2011 144.9 -4.34 %
2010 151.4 24.69 %
2009 121.4 15.69 %
2008 105.0 -34.11 %
2007 159.3 14.97 %
2006 138.6 -8.93 %
2005 152.2

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