Percentage average change in pesticide sales, by European country (2014-2015 vs. 2011-2013)

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Methodology

For each country, the average pesticide sales in the time period 2014 to 2015, was compared with the average pesticide sales in the time period 2011 to 2013:

Percent change = 100% × [Average (kg pesticide sales)2014-2015 - Average (kg pesticide sales)2011-2013 ] / Average (kg pesticide sales)2011-2013  

The averages were used, to even out weather variations.

Data sources

Utilised agricultural area by categories provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)
Pesticide sales (aei_fm_salpest09) provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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