7111.0 - Principal Agricultural Commodities, Australia, Preliminary, 2007-08  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/11/2008   
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1 PRODUCTION AND AREA OF PRINCIPAL CROPS(a), Year ended 30 June

Aust.
2008
2006
2007
2008
NSW
Vic.
Qld
SA
WA
Tas.
NT
ACT

BARLEY FOR GRAIN

Production ('000 t)
9 482
4 257
7 191
745
1 831
140
1 643
2 814
^20
na
na
Area ('000 ha)
4 406
4 182
4 932
1 044
1 098
121
1 232
1 431
^7
na
na

CANOLA

Production ('000 t)
1 419
573
1 242
^95
^230
** -
160
755
^1
na
-
Area ('000 ha)
972
1 052
1 295
322
197
**3
174
598
^1
na
** -

COTTON LINT

Production ('000 t)
560
282
^158
^118
na
40
na
-
na
na
na
Area ('000 ha)
327
163
^85
^59
na
^26
na
-
na
na
na

GRAIN SORGHUM

Production ('000 t)
1 932
1 283
4 012
1 285
-
2 725
-
**2
na
-
na
Area ('000 ha)
767
613
1 029
284
** -
744
-
**1
na
* -
na

LUPINS FOR GRAIN

Production ('000 t)
1 285
470
726
^30
^30
na
^72
593
*1
na
na
Area ('000 ha)
809
736
799
86
^43
na
81
588
* -
na
na

OATS FOR GRAIN

Production ('000 t)
1 688
748
1 549
193
343
^11
^127
867
^8
na
* -
Area ('000 ha)
930
1 003
1 250
475
210
^21
^143
398
^4
na
** -

RICE FOR GRAIN

Production ('000 t)
1 003
^163
^23
^23
na
na
na
na
na
na
na
Area ('000 ha)
102
^20
^3
^3
na
na
na
na
na
na
na

SUGAR CANE CUT FOR CRUSHING

Production ('000 t)
37 128
36 397
33 973
^2 681
na
31 043
na
249
na
na
na
Area ('000 ha)
398
409
391
^24
na
364
na
2
na
na
na

WHEAT FOR GRAIN

Production ('000 t)
25 150
10 822
13 838
2 563
1 998
977
2 277
5 996
^27
** -
** -
Area ('000 ha)
12 443
11 798
12 700
4 078
1 499
677
2 092
4 346
^7
** -
* -

^ estimate has a relative standard error of 10% to less than 25% and should be used with caution
* estimate has a relative standard error of 25% to 50% and should be used with caution
** estimate has a relative standard error greater than 50% and is considered too unreliable for general use
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
na not available
(a) Data for 2008 are preliminary and may be subject to revision.