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Wattle Range Council area


In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Wattle Range Council area was $254m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 48.9% of Wattle Range 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
Wattle Range Council area2015/16
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$%Regional SA%Wattle Range Council area as a % of Regional SA
Cereal crops8,457,2003.322.90.6
Other broadacre crops5,916,1612.36.51.6
Nurseries & cut flowers2,732,8911.10.411.5
Crops for Hay11,442,5134.54.54.4
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)22,086,5248.78.44.5
Other fruit10,416,0694.10.919.8
Livestock slaughterings124,318,88848.932.56.6

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, Regional SA: 22.9% Other broadacre crops, Regional SA: 6.5% Nurseries & cut flowers, Regional SA: 0.4% Crops for Hay, Regional SA: 4.5% Vegetables, Regional SA: 5.7% Grapes (wine and table), Regional SA: 8.4% Other fruit, Regional SA: 0.9% Wool, Regional SA: 7.6% Milk, Regional SA: 3.6% Eggs, Regional SA: 0.3% Livestock slaughterings, Regional SA: 32.5% Cereal crops, Wattle Range Council area: 3.3% Other broadacre crops, Wattle Range Council area: 2.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, Wattle Range Council area: 1.1% Crops for Hay, Wattle Range Council area: 4.5% Vegetables, Wattle Range Council area: 8.5% Grapes (wine and table), Wattle Range Council area: 8.7% Other fruit, Wattle Range Council area: 4.1% Wool, Wattle Range Council area: 9.6% Milk, Wattle Range Council area: 8.9% Eggs, Wattle Range Council area: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Wattle Range Council area: 48.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0