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In 2010/11, the total value of agricultural output in Griffith City was $281m, which decreased from $343m in 2005/06. The largest commodity produced was Cereal crops, which accounted for 27.5% of Griffith 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 five yearly 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.

The type of agricultural production in an area depends on geographic, climatic, environmental and economic factors. Certain locations specialise in different rural industries. For instance, rural areas close to cities often have large production of intensive horticulture, while orchards may be prevalent in irrigated areas near major rivers, and cereal crops in dry-land farming areas. Production can also vary over time due to environmental factors like droughts, cost of production and price of commodities.

These data can help to plan for changes in the agriculture sector, and impacts on local communities, as well as showcasing the agricultural production of an area.

Please note, that the ABS does not publish figures for some agricultural commodities in some areas, to protect the confidentiality of individual farming businesses. Where the table shows a "--" that figure has not been published, and is unavailable. Unpublished figures are included in totals and subtotals.

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 2010-2011

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Value of agricultural production
Griffith City2010/112005/06Change
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$%New South Wales%Griffith City as a % of New South Wales$%New South Wales%Griffith City as a % of New South Wales2005/06 to 2010/11
Cereal crops77,455,70627.530.02.276,074,20222.225.53.3+1,381,504
Broadacre crops8,347,3553.016.00.44,264,6061.29.80.5+4,082,749
Nurseries & cut flowers8,467,6503.02.72.79,314,0312.73.92.6-846,381
Crops for hay2,576,5890.92.40.92,810,0770.83.90.8-233,488
Citrus Fruit29,978,43410.70.927.238,381,40611.21.528.1-8,402,972
Grapes (wine and table)59,225,77921.01.534.684,819,32424.73.030.9-25,593,545
Other Fruit2,269,0280.82.40.86,148,9671.83.32.1-3,879,939
Livestock slaughterings43,278,64615.426.31.478,779,60322.930.62.9-35,500,957

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2010-11 . Cat. No. 7503.0

Value of agricultural production 2010/11
Value of agricultural production 2010/11 Cereal crops, New South Wales: 30.0% Broadacre crops, New South Wales: 16.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, New South Wales: 2.7% Crops for hay, New South Wales: 2.4% Vegetables, New South Wales: 3.8% Citrus Fruit, New South Wales: 0.9% Grapes (wine and table), New South Wales: 1.5% Other Fruit, New South Wales: 2.4% Nuts, New South Wales: 0.6% Wool, New South Wales: 7.3% Milk, New South Wales: 4.3% Eggs, New South Wales: 1.7% Livestock slaughterings, New South Wales: 26.3% Cereal crops, Griffith City: 27.5% Broadacre crops, Griffith City: 3.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Griffith City: 3.0% Crops for hay, Griffith City: 0.9% Vegetables, Griffith City: 16.1% Citrus Fruit, Griffith City: 10.7% Grapes (wine and table), Griffith City: 21.0% Other Fruit, Griffith City: 0.8% Nuts, Griffith City: 0.2% Wool, Griffith City: 1.3% Milk, Griffith City: 0.1% Eggs, Griffith City: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Griffith City: 15.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2010-11. Cat. No. 7503.0
Change in value of agricultural production, 2005/06 to 2010/11
Change in value of agricultural production, 2005/06 to 2010/11 Cereal crops, Griffith City - Copy: +1,381,504 Broadacre crops, Griffith City - Copy: +4,082,749 Nurseries & cut flowers, Griffith City - Copy: -846,381 Crops for hay, Griffith City - Copy: -233,488 Vegetables, Griffith City - Copy: +3,939,184 Citrus Fruit, Griffith City - Copy: -8,402,972 Grapes (wine and table), Griffith City - Copy: -25,593,545 Other Fruit, Griffith City - Copy: -3,879,939 Nuts, Griffith City - Copy: +553,026 Wool, Griffith City - Copy: +2,541,911 Milk, Griffith City - Copy: +146,335 Livestock slaughterings, Griffith City - Copy: -35,500,957
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2010-11. Cat. No. 7503.0