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In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in City of Launceston was $25m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 26.9% of City of Launceston’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
City of Launceston2015/16
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$%Greater Hobart%City of Launceston as a % of Greater Hobart
Cereal crops235,0080.90.487.9
Other broadacre crops25,0400.10.311.8
Nurseries & cut flowers1,710,2866.90.21323.3
Crops for Hay712,6682.93.434.4
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)5,626,86922.65.3172.5
Other fruit2,204,5348.95.466.3
Livestock slaughterings6,695,10926.98.4131.4

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% Grapes (wine and table), Greater Hobart: 5.3% Other fruit, Greater Hobart: 5.4% Wool, Greater Hobart: 4.3% Milk, Greater Hobart: 5.0% Eggs, Greater Hobart: 5.1% Livestock slaughterings, Greater Hobart: 8.4% Cereal crops, City of Launceston: 0.9% Other broadacre crops, City of Launceston: 0.1% Nurseries & cut flowers, City of Launceston: 6.9% Crops for Hay, City of Launceston: 2.9% Vegetables, City of Launceston: 0.9% Grapes (wine and table), City of Launceston: 22.6% Other fruit, City of Launceston: 8.9% Wool, City of Launceston: 5.8% Milk, City of Launceston: 7.7% Eggs, City of Launceston: 6.0% Livestock slaughterings, City of Launceston: 26.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0