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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Burnie City was $28m. The largest commodity produced was Vegetables, which accounted for 38.8% of Burnie City’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
Burnie City2015/16
Commodity
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$%Greater Hobart%Burnie City as a % of Greater Hobart
Cereal crops323,0111.20.4120.8
Other broadacre crops418,2451.50.3197.7
Nurseries & cut flowers925,1303.30.2715.8
Crops for Hay1,226,4034.43.459.2
Vegetables10,832,81438.831.656.2
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)--------
Other fruit13,0550.05.40.4
Nuts720.00.90.0
Wool107,4970.44.34.1
Milk7,714,64727.65.0255.2
Eggs1,0880.05.10.0
Livestock slaughterings6,352,12022.78.4124.7

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, Greater Hobart: 0.4% Other broadacre crops, Greater Hobart: 0.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, Greater Hobart: 0.2% Crops for Hay, Greater Hobart: 3.4% Vegetables, Greater Hobart: 31.6% Other fruit, Greater Hobart: 5.4% Nuts, Greater Hobart: 0.9% Wool, Greater Hobart: 4.3% Milk, Greater Hobart: 5.0% Eggs, Greater Hobart: 5.1% Livestock slaughterings, Greater Hobart: 8.4% Cereal crops, Burnie City: 1.2% Other broadacre crops, Burnie City: 1.5% Nurseries & cut flowers, Burnie City: 3.3% Crops for Hay, Burnie City: 4.4% Vegetables, Burnie City: 38.8% Other fruit, Burnie City: 0.0% Nuts, Burnie City: 0.0% Wool, Burnie City: 0.4% Milk, Burnie City: 27.6% Eggs, Burnie City: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Burnie City: 22.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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