Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

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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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) - Value of Agricultural Commodities Produce 2015-16

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Value of agricultural production
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 2015/16
Commodity (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. NSW %Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council areaas a % of NSW
Cereal crops227,1890.623.10.0
Citrus fruit3190.01.40.0
Crops for Hay844,2992.32.50.3
Eggs475,8091.32.00.2
Grapes (wine and table)5,2860.01.60.0
Livestock slaughterings28,499,59376.533.60.6
Milk18,4640.04.50.0
Nurseries & cut flowers975,7662.62.30.3
Nuts72,4740.21.20.0
Other broadacre crops108,0130.315.30.0
Other fruit380,0331.02.10.1
Vegetables386,0671.03.20.1
Wool5,280,72714.27.20.6
Agriculture - Total Value37,274,038100.0100.00.3

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

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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

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