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In 2015/16, the total value of agricultural output in Wagga Wagga City was $214m. The largest commodity produced was Cereal crops, which accounted for 43.1% of Wagga Wagga City’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
Wagga Wagga City2015/16
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$%New South Wales%Wagga Wagga City as a % of New South Wales
Cereal crops92,221,55943.123.13.1
Other broadacre crops38,312,97317.915.31.9
Nurseries & cut flowers2,591,5271.22.30.9
Crops for Hay11,672,5705.52.53.6
Citrus fruit--------
Grapes (wine and table)84,6310.01.60.0
Other fruit--------
Livestock slaughterings45,906,21821.433.61.0

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, New South Wales: 23.1% Other broadacre crops, New South Wales: 15.3% Nurseries & cut flowers, New South Wales: 2.3% Crops for Hay, New South Wales: 2.5% Grapes (wine and table), New South Wales: 1.6% Wool, New South Wales: 7.2% Milk, New South Wales: 4.5% Eggs, New South Wales: 2.0% Livestock slaughterings, New South Wales: 33.6% Cereal crops, Wagga Wagga City: 43.1% Other broadacre crops, Wagga Wagga City: 17.9% Nurseries & cut flowers, Wagga Wagga City: 1.2% Crops for Hay, Wagga Wagga City: 5.5% Grapes (wine and table), Wagga Wagga City: 0.0% Wool, Wagga Wagga City: 9.1% Milk, Wagga Wagga City: 1.7% Eggs, Wagga Wagga City: 0.0% Livestock slaughterings, Wagga Wagga City: 21.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, 2015-16. Cat. No. 7503.0