Consumption of N, P2O5 and K2O fertilisers, India (thousand tonnes)

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Table 1: Consumption of chemical fertilisers in terms of nutrient content, India (thousand tonnes)
Year N P2O5 K2O
1950-51 55 8.8 6
1951-52 58.7 6.9 nil
1952-53 57.8 4.6 3.3
1953-54 89.3 8.3 7.5
1954-55 94.8 15 11.1
1955-56 107.5 13 10.3
1956-57 123.1 15.9 14.8
1957-58 149 21.9 12.8
1958-59 172 29.5 22.4
1959-60 229.3 53.9 21.3
1960-61 211.7 53.1 29
1961-62 249.8 60.5 28
1962-63 333 82.8 36.4
1963-64 376.1 116.5 50.6
1964-65 555.2 148.7 69.3
1965-66 574.8 132.5 77.3
1966-67 737.8 248.6 114.2
1967-68 1034.6 334.8 169.6
1968-69 1208.6 382.1 170
1969-70 1356 416 210
1970-71 1479.3 541 236.3
1971-72 1798 558.2 300.6
1972-73 1839 581.3 347.6
1973-74 1829 649.7 359.8
1974-75 1765.7 471.5 336.1
1975-76 2148.6 466.8 278.3
1976-77 2456.9 634.7 319.2
1977-78 2913 866.6 506.2
1978-79 3419.5 1106 591.5
1979-80 3498.1 1150.9 606.4
1980-81 3678.1 1213.6 623.9
1981-82 4068.7 1322.3 676.2
1982-83 4224.2 1435.9 726.5
1982-83 4242.5 1432.6 726.3
1983-84 5204.4 1730.3 775.4
1984-85 5486.1 1886.4 838.5
1985-86 5660.8 2005.2 808.1
1986-87 5716 2078.9 850
1987-88 5716.8 2187 880.5
1988-89 7251 2720.7 1068.4
1989-90 7385.9 3014.3 1168
1990-91 7997.2 3221 1328
1991-92 8046.3 3321.1 1360.6
1992-93 8426.8 2843.8 883.9
1993-94 8788.3 2669.3 908.7
1994-95 9507.1 2931.7 1124.8
1995-96 9822.8 2897.6 1155.8
1996-97 10301.8 2976.7 1029.6
1997-98 10901.8 3913.5 1372.5
1998-99 11353.8 4112.2 1331.5
1999-2000 11592.5 4798 1678.4
2000-01 10920.2 4214.6 1567.5
2001-02 11310.2 4382.4 1667.1
2002-03 10474.1 4018.8 1601.2
2003-04 11077 4124.2 1597.9
2004-05 11713.9 4623.8 2060.7
2005-06 12723.3 5203.7 2413.3
2006-07 13772.9 5543.3 2334.8
2007-08 14419.1 5514.7 2636.3
2008-09 15090.5 6506.2 3312.6
2009-10 15580 7274 3632.4
2010-11 16558.2 8049.7 3514.3
2011-12 nil nil nil

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Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

Consumption of different types of fertiliser products

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Table 2: Consumption of Urea, DAP and Muriate of Potash, India (thousand tonnes)
Typeoffertiliser 2010-11(P)Kharif 2010-11(P)Rabi 2010-11(P)Total
Urea 12598.48 15514.05 28112.53
AS 327.65 288.3 615.95
ACl nil 13.43 13.43
CAN 2248.1 1577.1 3825.2
SSP 52.82 51.16 103.98
TSP 2013.1 1918.52 3931.62
MOP 70.94 15.71 86.65
SOP 17.57 1.7 19.27
DAP 6070.86 4799.04 10869.9
MAP 89.45 8.57 98.02
Rock 29.78 17.65 47.43
X10.26.26 1321.54 1566.42 2887.96
X12.32.16 734.8 410.26 1145.06
X14.35.14 373.63 267.26 640.89
X15.15.15 253.83 278.47 532.3
X16.20.0 249.33 177.74 427.07
X17.17.17 102.75 153.67 256.42
X19.19.19 nil nil nil
X20.20.0 1556.05 2020.38 3576.43
X23.23.0 69.82 30.39 100.21
X28.28.0 146.49 26.46 172.95
X14.28.14 nil 24.84 24.84
NP.NPKsotherthanDAP 4897.69 4964.46 9862.15

CSV file containing time-series data from 1990-91 onwards can be downloaded from from here.

Source: Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India

Notes

  • Figure for 14:28:14 for 1991-92 refer to despatches rather than consumption.
  • For 2010-11, figures for 16:16:16 have been reported in column for fertiliser type 17:17:17
  • For 2010-11, figures for 24:24:0 have been reported in column for fertiliser type 14:28:12
  • Data for 2010-11 are provisional.
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