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MEDIA RELEASE
29 June 2012
Embargo 11:30am (Canberra time)
91/2012

Value of Australian agriculture rises

The value of Australian agricultural production increased by 16% to $46.0 billion over the last year, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).

Commodity production increases drove rises in the value of crops, up 18% to $25.0 billion. Livestock slaughtering and other disposals increased 8% to $13.8 billion and livestock products grew by 25% to $7.2 billion, compared to 2009-10.

Key movements include:
Graphs: VACP Crops and Livestock



More information can be found in Value of Agricultural Commodities Produced, 2010-11 (cat. no. 7503.0).

Media notes:
  • The Agricultural Census was conducted in 2011. The information collected from the farming community via the census will play a vital role in supporting the development and monitoring of Australia's agricultural, natural resource and water policies. Find out more
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