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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Adelaide Hills Council was $145m. The largest commodity produced was Other fruit, which accounted for 71.6% of Adelaide Hills Council’s total agricultural output in value terms.

Agricultural production is a very important contributor to Australia's economy, and is a key industry in many rural and regional areas, as well as some outer metropolitan areas.

The data presented here are sourced from the 2015-16 Agricultural Census, run by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The data show the gross value of agricultural commodities in broad categories, measured across two Agricultural Census periods.

Agriculture value data should be viewed in conjunction with the Industry Sector Analysis page for the Agriculture sector, which has modelled estimates of the size of the industry on an annual basis. The Employment Locations page will show where agricultural activity is taking place and the Workforce Profiles section will reveal the characteristics of agricultural workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) - Value of Agricultural Commodities Produce 2015-16

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Value of agricultural production
Adelaide Hills Council2015/16
Commodity
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$%South Australia%Adelaide Hills Council as a % of South Australia
Cereal crops5,2240.021.40.0
Other broadacre crops--------
Nurseries & cut flowers11,293,2347.80.921.2
Crops for Hay1,536,2061.14.30.6
Vegetables985,4640.76.60.2
Citrus fruit727,6630.53.60.3
Grapes (wine and table)11,910,9348.28.62.2
Other fruit103,903,61871.62.762.0
Nuts79,6070.12.60.1
Wool1,030,1920.77.20.2
Milk2,213,9201.53.51.0
Eggs19,1460.00.40.1
Livestock slaughterings11,436,5737.931.30.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0

Value of agricultural production 2015/16
Value of agricultural production 2015/16 Cereal crops, South Australia: 21.4% Nurseries & cut flowers, South Australia: 0.9% Crops for Hay, South Australia: 4.3% Vegetables, South Australia: 6.6% Citrus fruit, South Australia: 3.6% Grapes (wine and table), South Australia: 8.6% Other fruit, South Australia: 2.7% Nuts, South Australia: 2.6% Wool, South Australia: 7.2% Milk, South Australia: 3.5% Eggs, South Australia: 0.4% Livestock slaughterings, South Australia: 31.3% Cereal crops, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Adelaide Hills Council: 7.8% Crops for Hay, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.1% Vegetables, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.7% Citrus fruit, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.5% Grapes (wine and table), Adelaide Hills Council: 8.2% Other fruit, Adelaide Hills Council: 71.6% Nuts, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.1% Wool, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.7% Milk, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.5% Eggs, Adelaide Hills Council: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Adelaide Hills Council: 7.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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