Syrian Arab Republic - Fertilizer consumption

Fertilizer consumption (% of fertilizer production)

Fertilizer consumption (% of fertilizer production) in Syrian Arab Republic was 87.05 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 242.42 in 2013, while its lowest value was 68.24 in 2010.

Definition: 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.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
2002 131.02
2003 146.90
2004 161.07
2005 154.52
2006 156.72
2007 162.68
2008 171.57
2009 153.21
2010 68.24
2011 90.31
2012 127.15
2013 242.42
2014 87.05

Fertilizer consumption (kilograms per hectare of arable land)

Fertilizer consumption (kilograms per hectare of arable land) in Syrian Arab Republic was 5.38 as of 2014. Its highest value over the past 12 years was 87.99 in 2008, while its lowest value was 5.38 in 2014.

Definition: 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.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

See also:

Year Value
2002 68.35
2003 75.85
2004 73.18
2005 84.95
2006 84.54
2007 80.65
2008 87.99
2009 65.42
2010 33.02
2011 49.72
2012 30.04
2013 21.40
2014 5.38

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Agricultural production