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Spain - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

144.0 (kilograms per hectare) in 2016

In 2016, fertilizer consumption for Spain was 144 kilograms per hectare. Though Spain fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2002 - 2016 period ending at 144 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 Spain fertilizer consumption?

Date Value Change, %
2016 144.0 -4.97 %
2015 151.5 0.10 %
2014 151.4 5.40 %
2013 143.6 17.14 %
2012 122.6 -0.03 %
2011 122.6 -6.17 %
2010 130.7 34.82 %
2009 96.9 -9.03 %
2008 106.5 -32.45 %
2007 157.7 10.81 %
2006 142.3 0.13 %
2005 142.1