STATISTIK FRÅN
JORDBRUKSVERKET

Statistikrapport 2017:01

 

Försäljning av mineralgödsel 2015/16

 

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List of terms

Summary

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In the period between the first of July 2015 and the last of June 2016, 792 635 metric tonnes of inorganic fertilizers were sold for agri- and horticultural purposes in Sweden, 12 % over the average amount for the preceding five-year period and the largest amount since the same period 2003/04. Straight nitrogen fertilizers together with composite NPK-fertilizers made up more than 95 % of the total amount of sold fertilizers.

In total, 469 761 tonnes of straight nitrogen fertilizers were sold, representing 59 % of the total amount of fertilizers sold, while composite NPK-fertilizers amounted to 36 %. Among the straight nitrogen fertilizers, 82 % consisted of compounds with a nitrogen content of 24–30 %, while the sales of NPK-fertilizers were fairly evenly divided between fertilizers with different composition.

From a nutrient point of view, 186 043 tonnes of nitrogen were sold, which was 9 % more than the average for the preceding five years. The amount of phosphorus sold has increased for seven consecutive years, reaching 13 105 tonnes in 2015/16. In total, 66 % of the nitrogen was sold in the form of straight nitrogen fertilizers, while 33, 71 and 77 % of the nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium respectively was sold as NPK-fertilizers.

The average concentration of each nutrient in straight nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilizers was 26, 20 and 41 % (weight by weight) respectively. Composite fertilizers containing the respective nutrient had average concentrations of 21, 4.1 and 7.8 % for each of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

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Explanation of symbols

1. Sales of straight fertilizers 2007–2016

2. Sales of composite fertilizers 2007–2016

3. Nutrient content in sold straight fertilizers 2015/16

4. Nutrient content in sold composite fertilizers 2015/16

5. Nutrient content in sold fertilizers 2007–2016

 

List of terms

Enkla fosforgödselmedel

Straight phosphorus fertilizers

Enkla kaliumgödselmedel

Straight potassium fertilizers

Enkla kvävegödselmedel

Straight nitrogen fertilizers

Enkla svavelgödselmedel

Straight sulphur fertilizers

Fosfor

Phosphorus

Fosforgödselmedel

Phosphorus fertilisers

Försäljning

Sales

Jordbruksverket

Swedish Board of Agriculture

Jord- och trädgårdsbruk

Agriculture and horticulture

Kalium

Potassium

Kaliumgödselmedel

Potassium fertilizers

Kväve

Nitrogen

Kvävegödselmedel

Nitrogen fertilisers

Mineralgödsel

Inorganic fertiliser

Sammansatta gödselmedel

Composite fertilisers

Superfosfat

Concentrated superphoshate

Svavel

Sulphur

Växtnäringsämne

Plant nutrient