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Bega Valley Shire

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Bega Valley Shire was $96m. The largest commodity produced was Milk, which accounted for 65.3% of Bega Valley Shire’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
Bega Valley Shire2015/16
Commodity
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$%New South Wales%Bega Valley Shire as a % of New South Wales
Cereal crops439,4060.523.10.0
Other broadacre crops25,7150.015.30.0
Nurseries & cut flowers2,958,3973.12.31.0
Crops for Hay1,753,5111.82.50.5
Vegetables27,3990.03.20.0
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)8470.01.60.0
Other fruit88,4530.12.10.0
Nuts50.01.20.0
Wool1,427,9241.57.20.2
Milk62,666,89965.34.510.6
Eggs6,1320.02.00.0
Livestock slaughterings26,615,99727.733.60.6

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, New South Wales: 23.1% Other broadacre crops, New South Wales: 15.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, New South Wales: 2.3% Crops for Hay, New South Wales: 2.5% Vegetables, New South Wales: 3.2% Grapes (wine and table), New South Wales: 1.6% Other fruit, New South Wales: 2.1% Nuts, New South Wales: 1.2% Wool, New South Wales: 7.2% Milk, New South Wales: 4.5% Eggs, New South Wales: 2.0% Livestock slaughterings, New South Wales: 33.6% Cereal crops, Bega Valley Shire: 0.5% Other broadacre crops, Bega Valley Shire: 0.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Bega Valley Shire: 3.1% Crops for Hay, Bega Valley Shire: 1.8% Vegetables, Bega Valley Shire: 0.0% Grapes (wine and table), Bega Valley Shire: 0.0% Other fruit, Bega Valley Shire: 0.1% Nuts, Bega Valley Shire: 0.0% Wool, Bega Valley Shire: 1.5% Milk, Bega Valley Shire: 65.3% Eggs, Bega Valley Shire: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Bega Valley Shire: 27.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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