Consumption of commercial fertilizers

This indicator shows the use of commercial fertilizers in the Nordic Region in thousand tonnes pure nutrients. Animal and crop production in the agricultural sector involves the use of both manure and commercial fertilizers. This adds nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), which are the main ingredients in commercial fertilizers, to the soil. Denmark: data refers to agriculture and forestry. Finland: Excluding forest fertilizers. Iceland: 1 000 tonnes (N), (P2O5), (K2O). For more information:


Keywords: nitrogen, potassium, phosphorus, fertilizer, environment, commercial fertilizer