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Agricultural Finance Survey

    Name of Collection
    Agricultural Finance Survey

    Manager, Processing
    Agricultural National Processing Centre (NPC)
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    PO Box 66A
    HOBART TAS 7001

    Telephone: Hobart 03 6222 5949
    Facsimile: Hobart 03 6222 5879

    Manager, Data Services
    Agricultural NPC
    Australian Bureau of Statistics
    PO Box 66A
    HOBART TAS 7001
    Telephone: Hobart 03 6222 5939
    Facsimile: Hobart 03 6222 5879

    To enable the financial performance of agricultural industries in Australia to be monitored.
    This survey is the most comprehensive source of financial statistics for Australian farm businesses. The 1996-97 survey consisted of approximately 2,500 farm businesses, selected at random from all in-scope farm businesses on the ABS Register of Businesses. Around 250 items of financial data are collected including income, expenses, debt, interest paid, asset acquisition and asset value.

    Data are collected by personal interview and mail questionnaire.

    Data Detail
  • Sales from crops;
  • Sales from livestock;
  • Sales from livestock products;
  • Turnover;
  • Purchases and selected expenses;
  • Value added;
  • Adjusted value added;
  • Gross operating surplus;
  • Total interest paid;
  • Cash operating surplus;
  • Total net capital expenditure;
  • Total value of assets;
  • Gross indebtedness; and
  • Net worth.

    Transport data include value of motor vehicles and expenses incurred on repair, maintenance and hiring of motor vehicles, and freight.

    Geographic Coverage
    Australia, States and Territories. Some regional data are available on request.

    Frequency of Data Availability
    Data are released annually.

    Historical Data
    Data were first collected in 1968-69. The survey has been conducted on an annual basis since 1986-87.

    Products and Services
    Agricultural Industries, Financial Statistics, Australia, Preliminary Estimates (cat. no. 7506.0)
    Agricultural Industries, Financial Statistics, Australia (cat. no. 7507.0)
    Item Estimates from Agricultural Finance Survey on floppy disk or hardcopy
    Cross Classification Tables from Agricultural Finance Survey on floppy disk or hardcopy
    Special data services are available on request.

    Example of Information Available

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