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2000-2001 Pesticide Market Estimates: Historical Data

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5.1  Annual Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.: 1982 - 2001

Table 5.1 through Table 5.4 and corresponding figures summarize annual user expenditures on pesticides since 1982. Table 5.1 summarizes user expenditures on pesticides in all markets combined, while Table 5.2, Table 5.3 and Table 5.4 and corresponding figures summarize user expenditures in the agricultural, industry/commercial/government, and home and garden markets, respectively. In each market, user expenditures on pesticides have increased in total and by type since 1982, although the total amount fluctuated from year to year.

Table 5.1 (1 of 2)
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 1991 Estimates (Millions of Dollars)
All Market Sectors
Pesticide Type 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Herbicides/
PGR
3,772 3,870 4,488 3,920 3,858 3,973 4,121 4,305 4,473 4,682
Insecticides 2,014 2,074 1,809 1,823 1,759 2,008 1,964 1,978 2,083 2,139
Fung & Other 540 731 708 963 967 1,049 1,190 1,141 1,171 1,223
Total 6,326 6,675 7,005 6,706 6,584 7,030 7,275 7,424 7,727 8,044

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys and EPA proprietary data.

Table 5.1 (2 of 2)
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1992 - 2001 Estimates (Millions of Dollars)
All Market Sectors
Pesticide Type 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Herbicides/
PGR
5,004 5,094 5,944 6,276 6,599 6,846 6,853 6,368 6,365 6,410
Insecticides 2,198 2,479 2,722 3,017 2,849 2,957 2,872 3,046 3,129 3,124
Fung & Other 1,183 1,259 1,408 1,488 1,521 1,528 1,691 1,741 1,671 1,556
Total 8,385 8,832 10,074 10,781 10,969 11,331 11,416 11,155 11,165 11,090

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys and EPA proprietary data.

Figure 5.1
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 2001 Estimates, All Market Sectors
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Dollars by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 5.1)

Table 5.2 (1 of 2)
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 1991 Estimates (Millions of Dollars)
Agricultural Market Sector
Pesticide Type 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991
Herbicides/
PGR
2,465 2,800 3,390 2,900 2,775 2,935 3,080 3,255 3,463 3,644
Insecticides 1,109 1,261 903 990 914 1,145 1,010 978 1,067 687
Fung & Other 268 450 418 615 600 650 775 800 842 884
Total 3,842 4,511 4,711 4,505 4,289 4,730 4,865 5,033 5,372 5,215

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys and EPA proprietary data.
Table 5.2 (2 of 2)
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1992 - 2001 Estimates (Millions of Dollars)
Agricultural Market Sector

Pesticide Type 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
Herbicides/
PGR
3,915 3,987 4,808 5,112 5,399 5,610 5,632 5,012 5,007 4,987
Insecticides 1,058 1,123 1,293 1,607 1,480 1,551 1,427 1,370 1,411 1,326
Fung & Other 829 895 1,036 1,107 1,128 1,124 1,209 1,243 1,194 1,091
Total 5,802 6,005 7,137 7,826 8,007 8,285 8,268 7,625 7,612 7,404

Note: Excludes wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on Croplife America annual surveys and EPA proprietary data.

Figure 5.2
Annual User Expenditures on Pesticides in the U.S.
By Pesticide Type, 1982 - 2001 Estimates, Agricultural Market Sector
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Dollars by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 5.2)
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