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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) was $70m. The largest commodity produced was Other fruit, which accounted for 47.2% of Grow South East (South East Metropolitan 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.

NOTE for 2016:The ABS no longer produce estimates of Agricultural output at Local Government Area (LGA) level. These estimates are derived using an employment-based fit of SA2 areas to the boundary of Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region). This fit may not always be perfect, so users are advised to treat the numbers presented as a guide to the agricultural industries present in the area, rather than exact estimates. For this reason, data for earlier years are not comparable with the current Agricultural Census and are not presented here.

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

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Value of agricultural production
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)2015/16
Commodity
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$%Western Australia%Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) as a % of Western Australia
Cereal crops--------
Other broadacre crops--------
Nurseries & cut flowers15,846,10522.51.413.6
Crops for Hay2,177,7493.12.31.1
Vegetables8,152,86911.63.03.3
Citrus fruit440,6750.60.31.6
Grapes (wine and table)57,4300.10.90.1
Other fruit33,180,62247.23.711.0
Nuts2,3640.00.10.0
Wool250,9110.48.10.0
Milk1,703,6932.42.50.8
Eggs----0.9--
Livestock slaughterings8,526,94312.116.70.6

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 Nurseries & cut flowers, Western Australia: 1.4% Crops for Hay, Western Australia: 2.3% Vegetables, Western Australia: 3.0% Citrus fruit, Western Australia: 0.3% Grapes (wine and table), Western Australia: 0.9% Other fruit, Western Australia: 3.7% Nuts, Western Australia: 0.1% Wool, Western Australia: 8.1% Milk, Western Australia: 2.5% Eggs, Western Australia: 0.9% Livestock slaughterings, Western Australia: 16.7% Nurseries & cut flowers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 22.5% Crops for Hay, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 3.1% Vegetables, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 11.6% Citrus fruit, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 0.6% Grapes (wine and table), Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 0.1% Other fruit, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 47.2% Nuts, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 0.0% Wool, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 0.4% Milk, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 2.4% Livestock slaughterings, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 12.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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