Cradle Coast Region

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Cradle Coast Region

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in the Cradle Coast Region was $567m. The largest commodity produced was Milk, which accounted for 39.6% of the 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.

Data source

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

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Value of agricultural production
Cradle Coast Region 2015/16
Commodity (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. Tasmania %Cradle Coast Regionas a % of Tasmania
Cereal crops2,982,1710.51.513.8
Citrus fruit--------
Crops for Hay13,257,2612.32.831.4
Eggs970,0700.21.15.8
Grapes (wine and table)576,5390.12.02.0
Livestock slaughterings132,588,93623.426.334.0
Milk224,543,60739.626.058.2
Nurseries & cut flowers14,056,5652.50.6154.1
Nuts46,4000.00.50.6
Other broadacre crops5,541,1111.01.820.8
Other fruit38,010,2996.710.923.5
Vegetables107,198,40118.914.649.4
Wool2,732,9020.56.42.9
Agriculture - Total Value567,406,550100.0100.038.2

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

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