7123.2.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Victoria, 2004-05
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An estimated 13.9 million hectares or 61% of Victoria's land area was used for agricultural activity in 2004-05. Just over one quarter of Victoria's agricultural land was used for cropping.
LAND USE, Victoria, at 30 June
(b) Total area of establishments with an estimated value of agricultural operations of $5,000 or more.
(c) Non-agricultural land is the difference between agricultural land as reported in the Agricultural Survey and total area of the state or territory. It comprises conserved land, forestry, urban and unused land such as vacant Crown land, commercially unused land on Aboriginal and other Crown reserves and waste land, ephemeral lakes, mangrove swamps, as well as establishments not included in the scope of the Agricultural Survey/Census.
Sources: Agriculture, Australia (cat. no. 7113.0) and Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).