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%
76%
15%
7%
13
flagthe United Arab Emirates
3%
67%
14%
14%
28
flagthe Netherlands
7%
65%
11%
15%
26
flagGermany
6%
62%
21%
8%
113
flagItaly
3%
62%
28%
6%
32
flagthe United Kingdom
4%
56%
25%
12%
334
flagPoland
6%
55%
26%
10%
8755
flagIndia
9%
55%
24%
9%
322
flagMalaysia
11%
53%
15%
19%
26
flagNigeria
10%
52%
31%
5%
19
flagSingapore
11%
52%
29%
5%
17
flagPakistan
13%
51%
21%
13%
37
flagNorway
10%
47%
26%
15%
19
flagthe United States
9%
46%
26%
14%
715
flagCanada
2%
44%
44%
9%
43
flagAustralia
6%
41%
35%
16%
48
flagthe Philippines
15%
41%
25%
17%
39
flagUnknown
5%
38%
39%
16%
178
flagRepublic of Ireland
5%
36%
47%
10%
19
flagFrance
22%
33%
33%
11%
18

Gender

men52%
women50%
oil
7%
7%
silver
52%
50%
cadmium
29%
32%
zinc
11%
10%

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