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Table 1
U.S. and World Pesticide Sales at User Level
By Pesticide Type, 1995 Estimates
Pesticide
Type (1)
U.S. Market World Market U.S. % of World Market
Million % Million %
User Expenditures (millions of dollars)
Herbicides
$6,276
55%
$16,237
45%
39%
Insecticides
$3,552
32%
$12,465
34%
29%
Fungicides
$798
7%
$6,355
17%
13%
Other
$690
6%
$2,639
4%
26%
Total
$11,316
100%
$37,696
100%
30%
Volume of Active Ingredient (millions of pounds)
Herbicides
556
46%
2,210
39%
30%
Insecticides
137
11%
1,500
26%
9%
Fungicides
77
6%
550
10%
14%
Other
452
37%
1,450
25%
31%
Total
1,222
100%
5,710
100%
21%

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding.
Source: EPA estimates based on SRI Staff input, Ameridan Crop Proteciton Association (ACPA) annual surveys, USDA reports, other published reports, and proprietary data.
(1) Does not include industrial wood preservatives, specialty biocides and chlorine/hypochlorites. See definitions of pesticide classes below in Table 2 and Table 3.

Figure 1a
U.S. vs. World Pesticide Sales
User Expenditures, 1995 Estimates
Clustered Column Chart: Millions of Dollars by Pesticide Type. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 1)

Figure 1b
U.S. vs. World Pesticide Sales
Volume of Active Ingredient, 1995 Estimates
Clustered Column Chart: Millions of Pounds by Pesticide Type. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 1)

Table 2
User Expenditures for Pesticides in the U.S.
By Class and Sector, 1994 - 1995 Estimates
Year Herbicides/ Plant Growth Regulators Insecticides/ Miticides Fungicides Other (1) Total
Sector (2) Mil
$
% Mil
$
% Mil
$
% Mil
$
% Mil
$
%
1994
Agriculture
$4,808
81%
$1,453
45%
$585
79%
$451
68%
$7,297
69%
Ind/Comm/Gov
$679
11%
$528
16%
$132
18%
$65
10%
$1,404
13%
Home & Garden
$456
8%
$1,261
39%
$24
3%
$151
23%
$1,893
18%
Total
$5,944
100%
$3,244
100%
$741
100%
$667
100%
$10,594
100%
1995
Agriculture
$5,112
81%
$1,710
48%
$638
80%
$469
68%
$7,929
70%
Ind/Comm/Gov
$700
11%
$543
15%
$136
17%
$66
10%
$1,445
13%
Home & Garden
$465
7%
$1,299
37%
$24
3%
$155
22%
$1,943
17%
Total
$6,276
100%
$3,552
100%
$798
100%
$690
100%
$11,317
100%

Note: Totals may not add due to rounding. Does not cover industrial wood preservatives, specialty biocides, and chlorine/hypochlorites.
Source: EPA estimates based on ACPA annual surveys, USDA reports, other published reports, and proprietary data.
(1) Includes nematicides, fumigants, rodenticides, molluscicides, aquatic, fish/bird pesticides, other miscellaneous conventional pesticides plus other chemicals used as pesticides. (See Table 3 for more detail.)
(2) Sector Definitions
Quantities and expenditures for pesticides in the U.S. are divided among economic sectors as follows:
Agriculture: applications by owner/operators and custom/commercial applicators to farms and facilities involved in production of raw agricultural commodities, principally food, fiber and tobacco; includes non-crop/post harvest usage as well as crop / field applications;
Ind./Comm./Govt.: applications by owner/operators and custom/commercial applicators to industry, commercial and governmental facilities, buildings, sites and land;
Home & Garden: homeowner applications to homes and gardens, including lawns; single and multiple unit housing.

Figure 2
U.S. User Expenditure for Conventional Pesticides
By Pesticide Type, 1995 Estimates
Stacked Column Chart: Millions of Dollars by Pesticide Type. (This chart depicts the data as presented in Table 2)
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