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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Camden Council area was $47m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 59.4% of Camden Council area’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
Camden Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%New South Wales%Camden Council area as a % of New South Wales
Cereal crops--------
Other broadacre crops--------
Nurseries & cut flowers4,502,4569.62.31.5
Crops for Hay509,6391.12.50.2
Vegetables6,446,52813.73.21.5
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)10,5320.01.60.0
Other fruit64,9860.12.10.0
Nuts--------
Wool56,2410.17.20.0
Milk777,0081.74.50.1
Eggs6,694,85514.32.02.6
Livestock slaughterings27,909,51759.433.60.6

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 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% 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% Nurseries & cut flowers, Camden Council area: 9.6% Crops for Hay, Camden Council area: 1.1% Vegetables, Camden Council area: 13.7% Grapes (wine and table), Camden Council area: 0.0% Other fruit, Camden Council area: 0.1% Wool, Camden Council area: 0.1% Milk, Camden Council area: 1.7% Eggs, Camden Council area: 14.3% Livestock slaughterings, Camden Council area: 59.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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