Which Country Uses the Most Fertilisers?

Fertiliser Consumption (kg Per Hectare of Arable Land) (kg), 2013 or latest
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 152 countries in 2013, Qatar ranked the highest in fertiliser consumption with 6,899 kg followed by Singapore and Seychelles. On the other end of the scale was Gambia with 0.493 kg, Niger with 0.668 kg and Eritrea with 0.770 kg.

Average fertiliser consumption reached 120 kg in 2013 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0.457 % more than in the previous year and 13.8 % more than 10 years ago.

Historically, average fertiliser consumption reached an all time high of 121 kg in 2011 and an all time low of 98.7 kg in 2002. The average annual growth amounted to 1.78 % since 2002.

Data for more countries are available at Fertiliser Consumption (kg Per Hectare of Arable Land) indicator page.