STATISTIK FRÅN
JORDBRUKSVERKET

Statistikrapport 2018:04

 

Försäljning av mineralgödsel 2016/17

 

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List of terms

Summary

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In the period between the first of July 2016 and the last of June 2017, 842 959 metric tonnes of inorganic fertilizers were sold for agri- and horticultural purposes in Sweden, which was 16 % over the average amount for the preceding five-year period and the largest amount since 2003/04. Straight nitrogen fertilizers together with composite NPK-fertilizers made up more than 95 % of the total amount of sold fertilizers.

In total, 524 732 tonnes of straight nitrogen fertilizers were sold, representing 61 % of the total amount of fertilizers sold, while composite NPK-fertilizers amounted to 34 %. Among the straight nitrogen fertilizers, 80 % consisted of compounds with a nitrogen content of 24–30 %, while the sales of NPK-fertilizers exhibited a more even distribution between fertilizers with different compositions.

From a nutrient point of view, 198 460 tonnes of nitrogen were sold, which was 15 % more than the average for the preceding five years. The amount of phosphorus sold has increased for eight consecutive years, reaching 14 381 tonnes in 2016/17. In total, 67 % of the nitrogen was sold in the form of straight nitrogen fertilizers, while 32, 66 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 35 % (weight by weight) respectively. Composite fertilizers containing the respective nutrient had average concentrations of 22, 4.5 and 8.2 % for each of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.

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Explanation of symbols

1. Sales of straight fertilizers 2008–2017

2. Sales of composite fertilizers 2008–2017

3. Nutrient content in sold straight fertilizers 2016/17

4. Nutrient content in sold composite fertilizers 2016/17

5. Nutrient content in sold fertilizers 2008–2017

 

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