U.S. nitrogen supply, 2002-2011

Short tons (millions)

Area graph with 10 groups and 2 items per group.

Group 1, 2002, Total value of 15.21222.
Item 1, Net imports value of 4.166 which is 27.4% of 2002.
Item 2, Production value of 11.04622 which is 72.6% of 2002.
Group 2, 2003, Total value of 16.83704.
Item 1, Net imports value of 6.405 which is 38.0% of 2003.
Item 2, Production value of 10.43204 which is 62.0% of 2003.
Group 3, 2004, Total value of 17.25264.
Item 1, Net imports value of 7.657 which is 44.4% of 2004.
Item 2, Production value of 9.59564 which is 55.6% of 2004.
Group 4, 2005, Total value of 18.04222.
Item 1, Net imports value of 8.103 which is 44.9% of 2005.
Item 2, Production value of 9.93922 which is 55.1% of 2005.
Group 5, 2006, Total value of 17.56174.
Item 1, Net imports value of 9.11 which is 51.9% of 2006.
Item 2, Production value of 8.45174 which is 48.1% of 2006.
Group 6, 2007, Total value of 18.66618.
Item 1, Net imports value of 9.073 which is 48.6% of 2007.
Item 2, Production value of 9.59318 which is 51.4% of 2007.
Group 7, 2008, Total value of 18.7758.
Item 1, Net imports value of 9.723 which is 51.8% of 2008.
Item 2, Production value of 9.0528 which is 48.2% of 2008.
Group 8, 2009, Total value of 15.20562.
Item 1, Net imports value of 7.013 which is 46.1% of 2009.
Item 2, Production value of 8.19262 which is 53.9% of 2009.
Group 9, 2010, Total value of 16.54282.
Item 1, Net imports value of 7.44 which is 45.0% of 2010.
Item 2, Production value of 9.10282 which is 55.0% of 2010.
Group 10, 2011, Total value of 18.42148.
Item 1, Net imports value of 9.349 which is 50.8% of 2011.
Item 2, Production value of 9.07248 which is 49.2% of 2011.

Net imports
Production
Fertilizer year
Note: Fertilizer year starts from July of the preceding year to June of the year indicated. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service, using production and inventory data from the U.S. Department of Commerce and net import data from ERS.