Cradle Coast Region

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Coastal Urban Economic Region


In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in the Coastal Urban Economic Region was $256m. The largest commodity produced was Vegetables, which accounted for 37.9% of the Coastal Urban Economic 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
Coastal Urban Economic Region 2015/16
Commodity (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. Tasmania %Coastal Urban Economic Regionas a % of Tasmania
Cereal crops2,078,6060.81.59.6
Citrus fruit--------
Crops for Hay4,727,6011.82.811.2
Grapes (wine and table)481,3270.22.01.6
Livestock slaughterings18,458,2267.226.34.7
Nurseries & cut flowers13,929,1695.40.6152.7
Other broadacre crops4,120,4081.61.815.5
Other fruit37,746,90714.710.923.3
Agriculture - Total Value256,143,320100.0100.017.2

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

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Cradle Coast Region

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