7501.0 - Value of Principal Agricultural Commodities Produced, Australia, Preliminary, 2009-10 Quality Declaration 
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In 2009-10 the preliminary estimate of the gross value of agricultural commodities produced was $39.5 billion, a decrease of 6% (or $2.4 billion) from the previous year.

The value of crops decreased 7% to $21.1 billion, and livestock products decreased 9%, down to $5.7 billion. This was due to a significant decrease in the value of whole milk. Livestock slaughterings and other disposals decreased 1% to $12.7 billion, with decreases in the value of cattle and calves and poultry more than offsetting increases in the value of sheep and lambs, pigs and other livestock.


GROSS VALUES, Agricultural commodities-Preliminary for 2009-10 and final for 2008-09
Graph: GROSS VALUES, Agricultural commodities-Preliminary for 2009-10 and final for 2008-09