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Regional Council of Goyder

Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Regional Council of Goyder was $137m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 41.6% of Regional Council of Goyder’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
Regional Council of Goyder2015/16
Commodity
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
$%Regional SA%Regional Council of Goyder as a % of Regional SA
Cereal crops38,055,45427.822.92.9
Other broadacre crops5,548,6454.16.51.5
Nurseries & cut flowers--------
Crops for Hay13,999,26610.24.55.4
Vegetables--------
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)25,3710.08.40.0
Other fruit--------
Nuts--------
Wool21,458,67615.77.64.8
Milk793,5730.63.60.4
Eggs7,0300.00.30.0
Livestock slaughterings56,863,23741.632.53.0

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% Crops for Hay, Regional SA: 4.5% Grapes (wine and table), Regional SA: 8.4% Wool, Regional SA: 7.6% Milk, Regional SA: 3.6% Eggs, Regional SA: 0.3% Livestock slaughterings, Regional SA: 32.5% Cereal crops, Regional Council of Goyder: 27.8% Other broadacre crops, Regional Council of Goyder: 4.1% Crops for Hay, Regional Council of Goyder: 10.2% Grapes (wine and table), Regional Council of Goyder: 0.0% Wool, Regional Council of Goyder: 15.7% Milk, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.6% Eggs, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Regional Council of Goyder: 41.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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