Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Agriculture

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

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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 (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. Western Australia %Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)as a % of Western Australia
Cereal crops--------
Citrus fruit439,2900.60.31.6
Crops for Hay2,160,2033.12.31.1
Grapes (wine and table)56,8300.10.90.1
Livestock slaughterings8,461,01312.116.70.6
Milk1,703,6932.42.50.8
Nurseries & cut flowers15,794,42722.51.413.5
Nuts2,3640.00.10.0
Other broadacre crops--------
Other fruit33,145,94647.23.711.0
Vegetables8,148,12711.63.03.3
Wool248,5900.48.10.0
Agriculture - Total Value70,160,483100.0100.00.9

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

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