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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Livingstone Shire Council area was $88m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 78.0% of Livingstone Shire Council area’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
Livingstone Shire Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%Queensland%Livingstone Shire Council area as a % of Queensland
Cereal crops651,2600.76.60.1
Other broadacre crops542,7530.616.00.0
Nurseries & cut flowers1,973,2732.22.10.7
Crops for Hay829,8390.91.10.6
Vegetables5,423,0916.25.10.8
Citrus fruit68,2630.11.40.0
Grapes (wine and table)--------
Other fruit7,876,3128.97.50.8
Nuts--------
Wool--------
Milk2,028,6432.31.80.9
Eggs3,2120.01.60.0
Livestock slaughterings68,637,13678.052.01.0

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, Queensland: 6.6% Other broadacre crops, Queensland: 16.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Queensland: 2.1% Crops for Hay, Queensland: 1.1% Vegetables, Queensland: 5.1% Citrus fruit, Queensland: 1.4% Other fruit, Queensland: 7.5% Milk, Queensland: 1.8% Eggs, Queensland: 1.6% Livestock slaughterings, Queensland: 52.0% Cereal crops, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.7% Other broadacre crops, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.6% Nurseries & cut flowers, Livingstone Shire Council area: 2.2% Crops for Hay, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.9% Vegetables, Livingstone Shire Council area: 6.2% Citrus fruit, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.1% Other fruit, Livingstone Shire Council area: 8.9% Milk, Livingstone Shire Council area: 2.3% Eggs, Livingstone Shire Council area: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Livingstone Shire Council area: 78.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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