Glyphosate use in the U.S. in kilograms 1974-2014

This statistic shows the glyphosate use in the United States in selected years from 1974 to 2014, in thousand kilograms. In 1974, some 635 thousand kilograms of glyphosate were used in the U.S. In 2014, some 125.4 million kilograms of glyphosate were used. Glyphosate is a widely-used herbicide, also known by the trade name Roundup.

Glyphosate use in the United States from 1974 to 2014 (in 1,000 kilograms)*

Use in thousand kilograms
1974635
19823,538
19905,761
199518,144
200044,679
200581,506
2010118,298
2012118,753
2014125,384
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Source

Release date

February 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

1974 to 2014

Supplementary notes

* Data in thousands of kilograms of glyphosate active ingredient. From the National Agriculture Statistical Service pesticide use data and the Environmental Protection Agency pesticide industry and use reports (1995, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2007).

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