Australian Bureau of Statistics
7123.2.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Victoria, 2004-05
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Victoria produced more apples than any other state in 2004-05. Victorian farmers produced 122,000 tonnes of apples, ahead of New South Wales (64,000 tonnes) and Tasmania (46,000 tonnes).
APPLES(a), Victoria, year ended 30 June
Sources: Agriculture, Australia (cat. no. 7113.0) and Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).
In 2004-05, 59% of all apples produced in Victoria came from the Goulburn Statistical Division (72,700 tonnes) and 23% came from the Melbourne Statistical Division (27,600 tonnes).
(a) Number of trees and yield is based on trees four years and over. However, the production figure used to calculate yield includes any contribution by trees under four years. In most cases this contribution is relatively insignificant, but in some instances it can distort yield figures.
Source: Unpublished ABS data available on request, 2005 Apples and Pears Collection.
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