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District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie was $456m. The largest commodity produced was Citrus fruit, which accounted for 30.2% of the District Council of Loxton Waikerie’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
District Council of Loxton Waikerie 2015/16
Commodity (Click rows to view sub-categories)$%. South Australia %District Council of Loxton Waikerieas a % of South Australia
Cereal crops49,618,30610.921.43.7
Citrus fruit137,827,81030.23.661.7
Crops for Hay1,926,6170.44.30.7
Eggs2,3410.00.40.0
Grapes (wine and table)127,091,19827.98.623.7
Livestock slaughterings33,754,6127.431.31.7
Milk100,6440.03.50.0
Nurseries & cut flowers602,7430.10.91.1
Nuts64,433,81414.12.640.6
Other broadacre crops3,633,9540.86.11.0
Other fruit12,754,2142.82.77.6
Vegetables15,477,8273.46.63.8
Wool8,733,2071.97.22.0
Agriculture - Total Value455,957,288100.0100.07.3

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

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