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Northern Midlands Council area

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Northern Midlands Council area was $164m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 25.9% of Northern Midlands 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
Northern Midlands Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%Regional TAS%Northern Midlands Council area as a % of Regional TAS
Cereal crops11,811,5417.21.555.3
Other broadacre crops9,532,6995.81.936.1
Nurseries & cut flowers234,8170.12.60.6
Crops for Hay8,803,0575.42.821.9
Vegetables27,999,58317.113.914.2
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)61,3620.01.80.2
Other fruit7,917,9224.811.15.0
Nuts4780.00.50.0
Wool27,982,31317.16.530.3
Milk8,052,5094.926.92.1
Eggs10,538,4156.40.978.2
Livestock slaughterings42,518,58425.924.212.4

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, Regional TAS: 1.5% Other broadacre crops, Regional TAS: 1.9% Nurseries & cut flowers, Regional TAS: 2.6% Crops for Hay, Regional TAS: 2.8% Vegetables, Regional TAS: 13.9% Grapes (wine and table), Regional TAS: 1.8% Other fruit, Regional TAS: 11.1% Nuts, Regional TAS: 0.5% Wool, Regional TAS: 6.5% Milk, Regional TAS: 26.9% Eggs, Regional TAS: 0.9% Livestock slaughterings, Regional TAS: 24.2% Cereal crops, Northern Midlands Council area: 7.2% Other broadacre crops, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.8% Nurseries & cut flowers, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.1% Crops for Hay, Northern Midlands Council area: 5.4% Vegetables, Northern Midlands Council area: 17.1% Grapes (wine and table), Northern Midlands Council area: 0.0% Other fruit, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.8% Nuts, Northern Midlands Council area: 0.0% Wool, Northern Midlands Council area: 17.1% Milk, Northern Midlands Council area: 4.9% Eggs, Northern Midlands Council area: 6.4% Livestock slaughterings, Northern Midlands Council area: 25.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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