The variable rose strongly by 55% in 2016, new figures from European Commission illustrate. The indicator greatly grew by 1 100 kilogram, in contrast to the previous year when it declined by 42.86%. The overall changes for the prior 14 years attained a diminution of 86.34%. Besides, it has had a drop at a 0.01 percent compound annual growth rate during the 5 years with a negligible overall fall since the 2003. It averaged 8 692.86 kilogram from 2003 to 2016 and it hit its all-time high of 22 700 kilogram in 2003 and record low of 1 500 kilogram in 2011.