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RDA Yorke and Mid North Region

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region was $1,390m. The largest commodity produced was Cereal crops, which accounted for 41.6% of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region’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
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region2015/16
Commodity
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$%South Australia%RDA Yorke and Mid North Region as a % of South Australia
Cereal crops578,542,26441.621.443.4
Other broadacre crops224,982,92216.26.159.5
Nurseries & cut flowers--------
Crops for Hay81,487,2825.94.330.3
Vegetables1,728,4090.16.60.4
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)19,973,4281.48.63.7
Other fruit277,0950.02.70.2
Nuts18,5030.02.60.0
Wool90,560,9646.57.220.2
Milk4,005,9020.33.51.8
Eggs2,700,6140.20.411.7
Livestock slaughterings368,010,31426.531.318.8

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, South Australia: 21.4% Other broadacre crops, South Australia: 6.1% Crops for Hay, South Australia: 4.3% Vegetables, South Australia: 6.6% Grapes (wine and table), South Australia: 8.6% Other fruit, South Australia: 2.7% Nuts, South Australia: 2.6% Wool, South Australia: 7.2% Milk, South Australia: 3.5% Eggs, South Australia: 0.4% Livestock slaughterings, South Australia: 31.3% Cereal crops, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 41.6% Other broadacre crops, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 16.2% Crops for Hay, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 5.9% Vegetables, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.1% Grapes (wine and table), RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 1.4% Other fruit, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.0% Nuts, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.0% Wool, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 6.5% Milk, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.3% Eggs, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 0.2% Livestock slaughterings, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region: 26.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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