National Regional Profile: Australia   
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Environment ENVIRONMENT/ENERGY


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2008


LAND AREA

Land area km2
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7 702 468.2

WATER USE ON AUSTRALIAN FARMS

Area of agricultural land ha '000
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434 925
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Area irrigated ha '000
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2 546
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Irrigation volume applied ML
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10 737 364
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Other agricultural uses ML
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951 428
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Total water use ML
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11 688 792
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Area irrigated as proportion of agricultural land %
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0.6
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