7106.0 - Australian Farming in Brief, 2010  
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Agricultural businesses AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES

Number of Businesses with Agricultural Activity, by Industry(a)
2009

Agriculture
120 941
Nursery Production (undercover plus outdoors)
1 029
Turf Growing
283
Floriculture Production (undercover plus outdoors)
611
Mushroom Growing
^86
Vegetable Growing (undercover plus outdoors)
4 403
Grape Growing
5 926
Kiwifruit Growing
^15
Berry Fruit Growing
453
Apple and Pear Growing
725
Stone Fruit Growing
959
Citrus Fruit Growing
1 041
Olive Growing
^267
Other Fruit and Tree Nut Growing
2 873
Sheep Farming (specialised)
10 368
Beef Cattle Farming plus Beef Cattle Feedlots (specialised)
39 425
Sheep-Beef Cattle Farming
6 690
Grain-Sheep or Grain-Beef Cattle Farming
13 778
Rice Growing
*105
Other Grain Growing
13 110
Sugar Cane Growing
3 762
Cotton Growing
276
Other Crop Growing n.e.c.
1 921
Dairy Cattle Farming
7 749
Poultry Farming (meat)
765
Poultry Farming (eggs)
309
Deer Farming
**91
Horse Farming
2 231
Pig Farming
682
Beekeeping
^263
Other Livestock Farming n.e.c.
^743
All Other Industries
15 055
Total All Industries
135 996


n.e.c. not elsewhere classified
^ relative standard error (RSE) between 10% and 25%
* RSE between 25% and 50%
** RSE greater than 50%
(a) Count of agricultural businesses with an Estimated Value of Agricultural Operations of $5,000 or more.

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