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
flagUkraine
0%
73%
20%
6%
15
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
67%
14%
14%
28
flagGermany
6%
62%
20%
9%
115
flagthe Netherlands
11%
62%
11%
14%
27
flagItaly
3%
60%
30%
6%
33
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
56%
25%
12%
354
flagIndia
9%
56%
24%
8%
332
flagPoland
6%
54%
26%
11%
9566
flagMalaysia
11%
53%
15%
19%
26
flagSingapore
11%
52%
29%
5%
17
flagPakistan
13%
51%
21%
13%
37
flagNigeria
10%
50%
30%
10%
20
flagthe United States
10%
47%
26%
14%
723
flagNorway
10%
47%
26%
15%
19
flagCanada
2%
44%
44%
9%
43
flagAustralia
6%
42%
34%
16%
49
flagthe Philippines
17%
41%
24%
17%
41
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
36%
47%
10%
19
flagUnknown
7%
33%
42%
16%
374
flagFrance
22%
33%
33%
11%
18

Gender

men47%
women48%
oil
8%
7%
silver
48%
49%
cadmium
31%
32%
zinc
11%
11%

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