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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Northern Areas Council area was $130m. The largest commodity produced was Cereal crops, which accounted for 52.9% of Northern Areas 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
Northern Areas Council area2015/16
Commodity
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$%Regional SA%Northern Areas Council area as a % of Regional SA
Cereal crops69,003,76852.922.95.2
Other broadacre crops11,644,3368.96.53.1
Nurseries & cut flowers--------
Crops for Hay--------
Vegetables36,9180.05.70.0
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)164,4380.18.40.0
Other fruit160,9690.10.90.3
Nuts--------
Wool13,273,26910.27.63.0
Milk24,4420.03.60.0
Eggs4790.00.30.0
Livestock slaughterings19,336,87214.832.51.0

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% 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, Northern Areas Council area: 52.9% Other broadacre crops, Northern Areas Council area: 8.9% Vegetables, Northern Areas Council area: 0.0% Grapes (wine and table), Northern Areas Council area: 0.1% Other fruit, Northern Areas Council area: 0.1% Wool, Northern Areas Council area: 10.2% Milk, Northern Areas Council area: 0.0% Eggs, Northern Areas Council area: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Northern Areas Council area: 14.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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