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
9%
72%
9%
9%
22
flagItaly
3%
64%
25%
6%
31
flagGermany
6%
61%
21%
9%
110
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
60%
17%
17%
23
flagIndia
9%
57%
23%
8%
303
flagPoland
6%
56%
25%
10%
7926
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
56%
25%
12%
305
flagSingapore
7%
53%
30%
7%
13
flagUnknown
6%
52%
28%
14%
50
flagMalaysia
12%
52%
16%
20%
25
flagNigeria
10%
52%
31%
5%
19
flagNorway
11%
50%
22%
16%
18
flagCanada
2%
47%
40%
10%
40
flagPakistan
14%
47%
23%
14%
34
flagthe United States
9%
46%
26%
14%
684
flagAustralia
6%
43%
32%
17%
46
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
41%
47%
11%
17
flagthe Philippines
16%
40%
27%
16%
37
flagFrance
13%
40%
40%
6%
15

Gender

men55%
women51%
oil
7%
6%
silver
56%
51%
cadmium
27%
31%
zinc
9%
9%

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