7123.6.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Tasmania, 2006-07  
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In 2006-07, wheat production in Tasmania was 17,700 tonnes. Wheat is grown mainly in northern areas of Tasmania with over 64% of all wheat produced in 2006-07 coming from the Northern Statistical Division (11,400 tonnes).

WHEAT FOR GRAIN, Tasmania

Production
'000 t
Area
'000 ha
Yield
t/ha

2002-03
25.3
7.4
3.4
2003-04
26.1
7.7
3.4
2004-05
30.5
7.4
4.1
2005-06(a)
34.0
7.9
4.3
2006-07(a)
17.7
7.2
2.5

(a) The ABS has moved to a new frame from the 2005-06 Agricultural Census onwards. This means that data are not directly comparable with historical time series. For more information, please see the technical notes at the back of the 2005-06 edition of the source publication 7121.0.
Sources: Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0) and Historical Selected Agricultural Commodities, by State, 1861 to Present (cat. no. 7124.0).


In 2006-07, Tasmanian farmers produced 16,200 tonnes of barley. Over 69% (11,200 tonnes) of all barley produced in Tasmania came from the Northern Statistical Division.


BARLEY FOR GRAIN, Tasmania

Production
'000 t
Area
'000 ha
Yield
t/ha

2002-03
21.2
8.3
2.6
2003-04
28.0
9.3
3.0
2004-05
27.8
7.6
3.7
2005-06(a)
28.2
8.5
3.3
2006-07(a)
16.2
7.5
2.2

(a) The ABS has moved to a new frame from the 2005-06 Agricultural Census onwards. This means that data are not directly comparable with historical time series. For more information, please see the technical notes at the back of the 2005-06 edition of the source publication 7121.0.
Sources: Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0) and Historical Selected Agricultural Commodities, by State, 1861 to Present (cat. no. 7124.0).

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