FACTS AND FIGURES

Industry

FERTILIZER PRODUCTION
BY NUTRIENT 2018

Europe 18.1 million tonnes (of nutrient)

Global 250.9 million tonnes (of nutrient)

In Nitrogen fertilizers, EU has 9% share of global production, while in phosphate it is 3%, and potash: 7%.

Source: Fertilizers Europe/IFA

FERTILIZER IMPORTS AND
EXPORTS IN THE EU 2018*

Total EU-28 consumption* 20 million tonnes (of nutrient)

* includes products for agricultural and industrial use

Source: Fertilizers Europe/Eurostat

EU KEY PARTNERS IN FERTILIZER TRADE (2018)

* Finished mineral fertilizer products.

Source: Fertilizers Europe/Eurostat

Agriculture / Historical

FERTILIZER CONSUMPTION
BY CROP

Note: Due to rounding, figures may not add up to 100%.

Source: Fertilizers Europe

NITROGEN FERTILIZER
CONSUMPTION BY PRODUCT*

EU-28 2018/2019 – 11.3 million tonnes (of nutrient)

Global 2017 – 107.7 million tonnes (of nutrient)

* includes products for agricultural and industrial use

Source: Fertilizers Europe/IFA

FERTILIZER CONSUMPTION
BY NUTRIENT 2018

Agricultural use

Source: Fertilizers Europe/Eurostat

AGRICULTURAL LAND USE
IN THE EUROPEAN UNION

178.4 million hectares including
133.8 million hectares of fertilized area

Source: Forecast of food and farming and fertilizer use in the European Union 2019-2029, Fertilizers Europe

Forecast of food, farming and fertilizer use

Changes in Regional fertilizer use 2019-2029

Changes in Farming food crops
2019-2029

Changes in Ferilizer use by crop
2019-2029