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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Waratah-Wynyard Council area was $66m. The largest commodity produced was Milk, which accounted for 37.9% of Waratah-Wynyard 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%Greater Hobart%Waratah-Wynyard Council area as a % of Greater Hobart
Cereal crops565,4980.90.4211.4
Other broadacre crops1,283,2991.90.3606.7
Nurseries & cut flowers8,318,23012.60.26436.3
Crops for Hay655,8631.03.431.6
Vegetables16,307,66724.831.684.5
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)--------
Other fruit1570.05.40.0
Nuts45,7710.10.98.1
Wool214,4350.34.38.1
Milk24,952,21437.95.0825.3
Eggs690,2981.05.122.2
Livestock slaughterings604,2590.98.411.9

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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.9% Other broadacre crops, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.9% Nurseries & cut flowers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 12.6% Crops for Hay, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.0% Vegetables, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 24.8% Other fruit, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.0% Nuts, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.1% Wool, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.3% Milk, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 37.9% Eggs, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 1.0% Livestock slaughterings, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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