For that indicator, we provide data for Russia from 1992 to 2020. The average value for Russia during that period was 16.3 kg per hectare of arable land with a minimum of 10 kg per hectare of arable land in 1998 and a maximum of 41.7 kg per hectare of arable land in 1992.
The latest value from 2020 is 25.3 kg per hectare of arable land. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 161
countries is 180.1 kg per hectare of arable land.
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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.