RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island was $528m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 24.6% of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island’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.

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

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Value of agricultural production
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 2015/16
Commodity (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. Regional SA %RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Islandas a % of Regional SA
Cereal crops13,792,1172.622.91.0
Citrus fruit764,7100.13.80.3
Crops for Hay22,176,6824.24.58.5
Eggs3,336,9780.60.318.3
Grapes (wine and table)77,391,74514.68.415.8
Livestock slaughterings129,734,94624.632.56.9
Milk49,152,7169.33.623.3
Nurseries & cut flowers21,694,3594.10.491.5
Nuts483,7120.12.60.3
Other broadacre crops6,820,6281.36.51.8
Other fruit119,696,43522.70.9227.5
Vegetables48,717,4909.25.714.6
Wool34,512,2046.57.67.8
Agriculture - Total Value528,291,987100.0100.09.1

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

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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

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