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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area was $37m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 76.5% of Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%NSW%Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area as a % of NSW
Cereal crops227,1890.623.10.0
Other broadacre crops108,0130.315.30.0
Nurseries & cut flowers975,7662.62.30.3
Crops for Hay844,2992.32.50.3
Vegetables386,0671.03.20.1
Citrus fruit3190.01.40.0
Grapes (wine and table)5,2860.01.60.0
Other fruit380,0331.02.10.1
Nuts72,4740.21.20.0
Wool5,280,72714.27.20.6
Milk18,4640.04.50.0
Eggs475,8091.32.00.2
Livestock slaughterings28,499,59376.533.60.6

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 Cereal crops, NSW: 23.1% Other broadacre crops, NSW: 15.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, NSW: 2.3% Crops for Hay, NSW: 2.5% Vegetables, NSW: 3.2% Citrus fruit, NSW: 1.4% Grapes (wine and table), NSW: 1.6% Other fruit, NSW: 2.1% Nuts, NSW: 1.2% Wool, NSW: 7.2% Milk, NSW: 4.5% Eggs, NSW: 2.0% Livestock slaughterings, NSW: 33.6% Cereal crops, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.6% Other broadacre crops, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.6% Crops for Hay, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.3% Vegetables, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.0% Citrus fruit, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.0% Grapes (wine and table), Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.0% Other fruit, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.0% Nuts, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.2% Wool, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 14.2% Milk, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.0% Eggs, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.3% Livestock slaughterings, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 76.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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