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1996-1997 Pesticide Market Estimates: Tables and Charts (Page 6)

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Table 13 (1 of 2)
U.S. Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage
By Pesticide Type, 1979-1988 (Millions of pounds of active ingredient)
All Economic Sectors Combined
Pesticide Type 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Herbicides
610
622
631
620
573
634
611
590
532
557
Insecticides
255
228
218
210
204
197
193
188
152
161
Fungicides
124
122
122
117
115
109
110
109
100
99
Other Conv.
155
149
152
149
148
145
138
138
133
137
Other Chems.
343
321
307
298
287
284
284
278
269
266
Total
1,487
1,442
1,430
1,394
1,327
1,369
1,336
1,303
1,186
1,220

Note: Excludes wood preservatives and biocides.
Source: EPA/OPP/BEAD estimates, 3/97 for 1979-95 (previous estimates obsolete); Table 3 for 1996/1997.

Table 13 (2 of 2)
U.S. Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage
By Pesticide Type, 1989-1997 (Millions of pounds of active ingredient)
All Economic Sectors Combined
Pesticide Type 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Herbicides
567
564
546
554
527
583
556
578
568
Insecticides
154
148
141
143
130
138
137
130
129
Fungicides
98
91
86
81
80
79
77
79
81
Other Conv.
154
173
182
189
192
199
203
222
197
Other Chems.
251
252
226
246
248
244
249
234
256
Total
1,224
1,228
1,181
1,213
1,177
1,243
1,222
1,243
1,231

Note: Excludes wood preservatives and biocides.
Source: EPA/OPP/BEAD estimates, 3/97 for 1979-95 (previous estimates obsolete); Table 3 for 1996/1997.

Figure 13
Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage
Total U.S. Volume, by Type, 1979-1997
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds of AI by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 13)

Table 14a (1 of 2)
U.S. Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage,
Agriculture Sector
By Type, 1979-1988 (Millions of pounds of active ingredient)
Pesticide Type 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988
Herbicides
492
504
513
503
455
516
501
481
425
450
Insecticides
188
163
152
142
135
129
126
121
90
100
Fungicides
57
59
62
59
59
56
59
59
52
54
Other Conv.
106
100
104
101
100
100
94
94
91
95
Other Chems.
246
227
215
207
196
194
194
188
180
177
Total
1,089
1,053
1,046
1,012
945
995
974
943
838
876

Source: EPA/OPP/BEAD estimates, updated 3/97 for 1979-95 (previous estimates obsolete); Table 3 for 1996/1997.

Table 14a (2 of 2)
U.S. Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage,
Agriculture Sector
By Type, 1989-1997 (Millions of pounds of active ingredient)
Pesticide Type 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997
Herbicides
460
455
440
450
425
485
461
481
470
Insecticides
95
90
85
90
80
90
91
84
82
Fungicides
54
50
47
45
47
48
49
51
53
Other Conv.
113
133
144
150
154
163
170
190
165
Other Chems.
161
164
140
161
166
163
168
152
174
Total
883
892
856
896
872
949
939
958
944

Source: EPA/OPP/BEAD estimates, updated 3/97 for 1979-95 (previous estimates obsolete); Table 3 for 1996/1997.

Figure 14c
U.S. Annual Volume of Pesticide Usage in
Home and Garden
By Type, 1979-1997
Stacked Area Graph: Millions of Pounds of AI by Year. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 14c)
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