Fertilizer and Pesticide Pollution

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World total fertilizer consumption: World N fertilizer consumption: World P fertilizer consumption: World K fertilizer consumption:
861 tons/min, .159 kg/person/day, 2024-: 138,617,857 tons573 tons/min, .105 kg/person/day, 2024-: 92,250,909 tons179 tons/min, .033 kg/person/day, 2024-: 28,818,347 tons109 tons/min, .02 kg/person/day, 2024-: 17,548,602 tons
Africa total fertilizer consumption: Africa N fertilizer consumption: Africa P fertilizer consumption: Africa K fertilizer consumption:
25 tons/min, .028 kg/person/day, 2024-: 88,547,993 tons16 tons/min, .018 kg/person/day, 2024-: 2,575,942 tons6 tons/min, .007 kg/person/day, 2024-: 965,978 tons3 tons/min, .003 kg/person/day, 2024-: 482,989 tons
Asia total fertilizer consumption: Asia N fertilizer consumption: Asia P fertilizer consumption: Asia K fertilizer consumption:
550 tons/min, .159 kg/person/day, 2024-: 88,547,993 tons364 tons/min, .105 kg/person/day, 2024-: 58,602,671 tons132 tons/min, .038 kg/person/day, 2024-: 21,251,518 tons54 tons/min, .016 kg/person/day, 2024-: 8,693,803 tons
S America total fertilizer consumption: S America N fertilizer consumption: S America P fertilizer consumption: S America K fertilizer consumption:
56 tons/min, .185 kg/person/day, 2024-: 9,015,796 tons19 tons/min, .063 kg/person/day, 2024-: 3,058,931 tons18 tons/min, .059 kg/person/day, 2024-: 2,897,934 tons19 tons/min, .063 kg/person/day, 2024-: 3,058,931 tons
N & C America total fertilizer consumption: N & C America N fertilizer consumption: N & C America P fertilizer consumption: N & C America K fertilizer consumption:
139 tons/min, .301 kg/person/day, 2024-: 22,378,493 tons96 tons/min, .208 kg/person/day, 2024-: 15,455,650 tons17 tons/min, .037 kg/person/day, 2024-: 2,736,938 tons26 tons/min, .056 kg/person/day, 2024-: 4,185,905 tons
Europe total fertilizer consumption: Europe N fertilizer consumption: Europe P fertilizer consumption: Europe K fertilizer consumption:
47 tons/min, .1 kg/person/day, 2024-: 7,566,828 tons51 tons/min, .109 kg/person/day, 2024-: 8,210,814 tons-5 tons/min, -.011 kg/person/day, 2024-: -804,982 tons2 tons/min, .004 kg/person/day, 2024-: 321,993 tons
Source: Zhang WJ, Zhang XY. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2007, 133: 427-434
 
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Fertilizer use deteriorates soil degradation and facilitates water eutrophication. Pesticide use impairs human health and biodiversity.