Statistical Office of The Republic of Slovenia

08/28/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 08/28/2020 02:41

In 2019 total consumption of mineral fertilisers in Slovene agriculture estimated at 138,000 tons

It is estimated that in 2019 about 138,000 tons of mineral fertilisers were available to or used by agricultural producers in Slovenia (7 % more than in 2018). The fertilisers contained 46,214 tons of main plant nutrients or 3 % less than a year before.

Considering these data, in 2019 the utilised agriculture area was fertilised on average with 58 kg of nitrogen plant nutrient (N) per hectare, 17 kg of phosphorus plant nutrient (P2O5) per hectare and 21 kg of potash plant nutrient (K2O) per hectare.
This means that the total quantity of used nitrogen plant nutrient (N) was about 28,048 tons (around 2 % more than in 2018).
The consumption of both phosphorus plant nutrient (P2O5) and potash plant nutrient (K2O) was about 8,104 tons (11 % less as in 2018) and about 10,143 tons (9 % less as in 2018) respectively.