CROP USAGE OF FERTILIZER IN PAKISTAN

(‘000 nutrient tones)

YEAR

Wheat

Rice

Maize

Cotton

Sugarcane

Others

Total

1980-81

517.92

129.48

75.53

172.64

97.11

86.32

1079

1981-82

517.44

129.36

75.46

172.48

97.02

86.24

1078

1982-83

597.12

149.28

87.08

199.04

111.96

99.52

1244

1983-84

601.50

120.30

84.21

180.45

96.24

120.30

1203

1984-85

626.50

125.30

87.71

187.95

100.24

125.30

1253

1985-86

756.00

151.20

105.84

226.80

120.96

151.20

1512

1986-87

892.00

178.40

124.88

267.60

142.72

178.40

1784

1987-88

860.00

172.00

120.40

258.00

137.60

172.00

1720

1988-89

817.80

174.00

69.60

348.00

191.40

139.20

1740

1989-90

888.30

189.00

75.60

378.00

207.90

151.20

1890

1990-91

889.71

189.30

75.72

378.00

208.23

151.44

1893

1991-92

885.48

188.40

75.36

376.80

207.24

150.72

1884

1992-93

1009.38

214.76

85.90

429.52

236.24

171.81

2148

1993-94

1009.09

214.20

85.88

429.40

236.17

171.76

2147

1994-95

1026.05

218.31

87.32

436.62

240.14

174.64

2183

1995-96

1182.00

251.50

100.60

503.00

276.70

201.20

2515

1996-97

1076.00

253.00

104.00

500.00

196.00

284.00

2413

1997-98

1186.00

279.00

114.00

551.00

215.00

314.00

2659

1998-99

1171.65

138.97

57.87

596.67

274.06

343.83

2583

1999-00

1285.05

152.42

63.47

654.42

300.58

377.07

2833

2000-01

1344.02

159.41

66.37

684.45

314.37

394.38

2963

2001-02

1328.59

157.58

64.61

676.60

340.77

389.85

2929

2002-03

1369.87

162.48

67.65

697.62

320.42

401.96

3020

2003-04

1461.50

173.34

72.17

744.28

341.85

428.85

3222

2004-05

1847.00

221.64

55.41

923.50

295.52

184.70

3694

2005-06

1902.10

228.25

57.06

951.05

304.43

361.40

3804

2006-07

1835.80

220.29

55.07

917.90

293.72

348.80

3672

2007-08

1790.50

214.86

53.72

895.25

286.48

340.20

3581

2008-09 1855.50 222.66 55.67 927.75 296.88 352.55 3711
2009-10 2180.00 261.60 65.40 1090.00 348.80 414.21 4360
2010-11 1966.50 235.98 59.00 983.25 314.64 373.64 3933

 

Source: National Fertilizer Development Centre (NFDC), Islamabad.