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Canada - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

89.4
(kilograms per hectare)
in 2014

Though Canada fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2005 - 2014 period ending at 89.4 kilograms per hectare in 2014.

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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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Date Value Change, %
2014 89.4 0.81 %
2013 88.7 13.74 %
2012 78.0 -7.23 %
2011 84.1 21.54 %
2010 69.2 11.20 %
2009 62.2 -2.74 %
2008 64.0 -6.76 %
2007 68.6 45.98 %
2006 47.0 -23.98 %
2005 61.8 13.16 %
2004 54.6 -7.29 %
2003 58.9