Which resource used to be greatly consumed by the photo processing industry before the age of digital photography?

oil
silver
cadmium
zinc
Pho­tog­ra­phy used 31% of the silver consumed in 1998. By 2010, it dropped to 7%.

Answers distribution

oil
silver
cadmium
zinc
answers
flagCzech Republic
0%
100%
0%
0%
12
flagthe Netherlands
8%
73%
8%
8%
23
flagItaly
3%
64%
25%
6%
31
flagGermany
6%
62%
21%
9%
111
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
62%
16%
16%
24
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
57%
25%
11%
317
flagPoland
6%
56%
25%
10%
8173
flagIndia
9%
56%
24%
8%
313
flagMalaysia
12%
52%
16%
20%
25
flagNigeria
10%
52%
31%
5%
19
flagSingapore
7%
50%
35%
7%
14
flagCanada
2%
47%
40%
10%
40
flagPakistan
14%
47%
23%
14%
34
flagNorway
10%
47%
26%
15%
19
flagthe United States
9%
46%
26%
15%
698
flagUnknown
4%
46%
31%
17%
73
flagAustralia
6%
42%
34%
17%
47
flagthe Philippines
16%
40%
27%
16%
37
flagFrance
13%
40%
40%
6%
15
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
38%
50%
11%
18

Gender

men55%
women50%
oil
7%
6%
silver
55%
51%
cadmium
27%
31%
zinc
9%
9%

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