Decrease of sold pesti...
Decrease of sold pesticides
15 July 2011
During 2010, about 8,615 tonnes of chemical pesticides (as active substance) were sold in Sweden. This is a reduction with 628 tonnes compared with the preceding year. Most of the sold amount (over 76 per cent) were used by the industry, primarily for pressure and vacuum impregnation of timber.
Försålda kvantiteter av bekämpningsmedel 2010 (PDF 712 kB). (Sold quantities of pesticides in 2010).
Information has been published since 1979 on sold quantities of pesticides in Sweden. The statistics are based on data provided by holders of approved pesticides.
See statistics from previous years.
Sold quantitites of pesticides are part of the official statistics of Sweden.