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Spain - Fertilizer consumption per unit of arable land

(kilograms per hectare)
in 2014

Though Spain fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to decrease through 2005 - 2014 period ending at 151.4 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 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 -14.06 %
2004 165.4 -5.63 %
2003 175.3