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Mexico - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

(kilograms per hectare)
in 2014

Though Mexico fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through 2005 - 2014 period ending at 83.6 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 83.6 6.10 %
2013 78.8 0.49 %
2012 78.4 7.55 %
2011 72.9 -2.90 %
2010 75.1 44.55 %
2009 51.9 -0.44 %
2008 52.2 -30.50 %
2007 75.0 8.70 %
2006 69.0 -12.83 %
2005 79.2 8.16 %
2004 73.2 9.67 %
2003 66.8