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
flagBelgium
9%
81%
9%
0%
11
flagthe Netherlands
9%
71%
9%
9%
21
flagItaly
3%
64%
25%
6%
31
flagGermany
6%
62%
21%
9%
108
flagNigeria
11%
58%
23%
5%
17
flagIndia
9%
57%
22%
9%
298
flagthe United Arab Emirates
4%
57%
19%
19%
21
flagPoland
6%
56%
25%
10%
7705
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
56%
25%
12%
298
flagUnknown
5%
55%
25%
15%
40
flagMalaysia
12%
52%
16%
20%
25
flagNorway
11%
50%
22%
16%
18
flagSingapore
8%
50%
33%
8%
12
flagPakistan
12%
48%
24%
15%
33
flagthe United States
10%
46%
26%
14%
677
flagCanada
2%
46%
41%
10%
39
flagAustralia
6%
43%
32%
17%
46
flagRepublic of Ireland
0%
43%
43%
12%
16
flagthe Philippines
16%
41%
27%
13%
36
flagFrance
13%
40%
40%
6%
15

Gender

men55%
women50%
oil
7%
7%
silver
55%
50%
cadmium
27%
32%
zinc
9%
9%

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