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7106.0 - Australian Farming in Brief, 2012  
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NUMBER OF BUSINESSES WITH AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITY, By Industry(a), at 30 June 2011

2011

Nursery production (under cover)
327
Nursery production (outdoors)
648
Turf growing
283
Floriculture production (under cover)
235
Floriculture production (outdoors)
389
Mushroom growing
92
Vegetable growing (under cover)
756
Vegetable growing (outdoors)
3 440
Grape growing
5 252
Kiwifruit growing
21
Berry fruit growing
456
Apple and pear growing
683
Stone fruit growing
851
Citrus fruit growing
1 125
Olive growing
389
Other fruit and tree nut growing
2 782
Sheep farming (specialised)
11 221
Beef cattle farming (specialised)
38 452
Beef cattle feedlots (specialised)
470
Sheep-beef cattle farming
6 624
Grain-sheep or grain-beef cattle farming
12 108
Rice growing
542
Other grain growing
12 047
Sugar cane growing
3 508
Cotton growing
755
Other crop growing n.e.c.
1 812
Dairy cattle farming
7 562
Poultry farming (meat)
766
Poultry farming (eggs)
340
Deer farming
79
Horse farming
4 856
Pig farming
663
Beekeeping
556
Other livestock farming n.e.c.
713
Total Agriculture
120 806
All other industries
14 641
Total all industries
135 447

(a) Count of agricultural businesses with an EVAO of $5,000 or more.


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

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