7121.0 - Agricultural Commodities, Australia, 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/06/2012   
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  • Total numbers of sheep and lambs in Australia increased by 7% to 73.1 million compared with 2009-10.
  • Dairy cattle numbers increased slightly to 2.6 million head, meat cattle numbers rose by 8% to 25.9 million head.
  • Pig numbers remained steady at 2.3 million head. Increases in Western Australia, Queensland and Tasmania were offset by decreases in the remaining states.
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Footnote(s): (a) Due to confidentiality restrictions some data are not available for publication.

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