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1329.0.55.001 - Vineyards Estimates, Australia, Preliminary, 2001-02  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 23/10/2002   
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Preliminary estimates show the total area of vines reported increased by 8% to a record 160,000 hectares in 2001-02. Increases were reported in all states and territories. The total area of vines reported in South Australia increased by 10% to 68,400 hectares and in New South Wales there was an 8% increase in the reported total to 37,300 hectares.

The total production of grapes increased by 11% to a record 1.7 million tonnes in 2001-02. The largest producing state, South Australia, recorded only a modest increase in production, up by 2% to 693,000 tonnes. The next largest producing states, however, recorded significant increases: Victorian production increased by 12% to 493,000 tonnes and New South Wales production increased by 26% to 440,000 tonnes.

Grapes (a), Production


Australia

2002p

2000
2001
2002p
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT

AREA OF VINES AT HARVEST (ha)
Bearing
110,623
130,591
142,899
33,849
34,556
2,183
60,664
10,354
767
450
74
Not yet bearing: planted or grafted prior to collection year
18,130
11,081
9,752
2,112
2,430
148
4,162
710
160
17
13
Not yet bearing: planted or grafted during collection year
11,108
6,586
7,120
1,343
1,498
83
3,581
504
39
30
43
Total area of vines
139,861
148,258
159,771
37,304
38,484
2,414
68,407
11,568
967
496
130

GRAPE PRODUCTION (fresh weight) (t)
Total production
1,311,389
1,546,002
1,709,184
439,628
492,753
12,411
692,781
65,946
2,978
2,440
246
Yield (t/ha) (b)
11.9
11.8
12.0
13.0
14.3
5.7
11.4
6.4
3.9
5.4
3.3

(a) Where figures have been rounded, discrepancies may occur between sums of the component items and totals. Varietal information is available in Australian Wine and Grape Industry (cat. no. 1329.0). (b) Yield represents the quantity of grapes produced per hectare of bearing vines.

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