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Agriculture

In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Scenic Rim Regional Council was $258m. The largest commodity produced was Livestock slaughterings, which accounted for 55.2% of Scenic Rim Regional Council’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
Scenic Rim Regional Council2015/16
Commodity
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$%Queensland%Scenic Rim Regional Council as a % of Queensland
Cereal crops2,106,3330.86.60.2
Other broadacre crops1,523,1440.616.00.1
Nurseries & cut flowers16,594,0366.42.16.1
Crops for Hay10,725,1764.21.17.7
Vegetables51,461,12219.95.17.6
Citrus fruit9,1030.01.40.0
Grapes (wine and table)2,5550.00.30.0
Other fruit1,951,5940.87.50.2
Nuts8430.01.00.0
Wool44,5960.00.50.1
Milk31,215,66312.11.813.2
Eggs1,8980.01.60.0
Livestock slaughterings142,636,15555.252.02.1

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, Queensland: 6.6% Other broadacre crops, Queensland: 16.0% Nurseries & cut flowers, Queensland: 2.1% Crops for Hay, Queensland: 1.1% Vegetables, Queensland: 5.1% Citrus fruit, Queensland: 1.4% Grapes (wine and table), Queensland: 0.3% Other fruit, Queensland: 7.5% Nuts, Queensland: 1.0% Wool, Queensland: 0.5% Milk, Queensland: 1.8% Eggs, Queensland: 1.6% Livestock slaughterings, Queensland: 52.0% Cereal crops, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.8% Other broadacre crops, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.6% Nurseries & cut flowers, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 6.4% Crops for Hay, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 4.2% Vegetables, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 19.9% Citrus fruit, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.0% Grapes (wine and table), Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.0% Other fruit, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.8% Nuts, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.0% Wool, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.0% Milk, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 12.1% Eggs, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Scenic Rim Regional Council: 55.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0
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