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Cradle Coast Region


In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Cradle Coast Region was $567m. The largest commodity produced was Milk, which accounted for 39.6% of Cradle Coast Region’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
Cradle Coast Region2015/16
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$%Tasmania%Cradle Coast Region as a % of Tasmania
Cereal crops2,982,1710.51.513.8
Other broadacre crops5,541,1111.01.820.8
Nurseries & cut flowers14,056,5652.50.6154.1
Crops for Hay13,257,2612.32.831.4
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)576,5390.12.02.0
Other fruit38,010,2996.710.923.5
Livestock slaughterings132,588,93623.426.334.0

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, Tasmania: 1.5% Other broadacre crops, Tasmania: 1.8% Nurseries & cut flowers, Tasmania: 0.6% Crops for Hay, Tasmania: 2.8% Vegetables, Tasmania: 14.6% Grapes (wine and table), Tasmania: 2.0% Other fruit, Tasmania: 10.9% Nuts, Tasmania: 0.5% Wool, Tasmania: 6.4% Milk, Tasmania: 26.0% Eggs, Tasmania: 1.1% Livestock slaughterings, Tasmania: 26.3% Cereal crops, Cradle Coast Region: 0.5% Other broadacre crops, Cradle Coast Region: 1.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Cradle Coast Region: 2.5% Crops for Hay, Cradle Coast Region: 2.3% Vegetables, Cradle Coast Region: 18.9% Grapes (wine and table), Cradle Coast Region: 0.1% Other fruit, Cradle Coast Region: 6.7% Nuts, Cradle Coast Region: 0.0% Wool, Cradle Coast Region: 0.5% Milk, Cradle Coast Region: 39.6% Eggs, Cradle Coast Region: 0.2% Livestock slaughterings, Cradle Coast Region: 23.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0