7106.0 - Australian Farming in Brief, 2013  
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LAND USE


LAND USE ON FARMS, at 30 June

2010
2011
2012

Number of agricultural businesses engaged in agricultural activity(a)
no.
134 553
135 654
135 692
Total area of agricultural businesses
'000 ha
398 580
409 673
405 474
Area of crops(b)
'000 ha
25 968
32 078
31 993
Total area of Australia
'000 ha
769 202
769 202
769 202

(a) Count of agricultural businesses with an EVAO of $5,000 or more.
(b) Excludes pastures and grasses.


Source: Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0)