Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Release Date
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
7123.6.55.001 - Agricultural State Profile, Tasmania, 2004-05  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 20/07/2006   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product  

While Tasmania is not a significant wheat producer compared to other Australian mainland states, area sown and production have increased in recent years. Wheat is grown mainly in northern areas of Tasmania.

In 2004-05, Tasmanian farmers produced 30,500 tonnes of wheat.

WHEAT FOR GRAIN, Tasmania, years ended 30 June

Production
'000 t
Area
'000 ha
Yield
t/ha

2001
25.6
6.6
3.9
2002
25.3
5.9
4.3
2003
25.3
7.4
3.4
2004
26.1
7.7
3.4
2005
30.5
7.4
4.1

Source: Agriculture, Australia (cat. no. 7113.0) and Agricultural Commodities, Australia (cat. no. 7121.0).

In 2004-05, 76% of all wheat produced in Tasmania came from the Northern Statistical Division (23,300 tonnes).

WHEAT FOR GRAIN PRODUCTION, 2004-05

Statistical Division
'000 t

Greater Hobart
^ 0.8
Southern
^ 3.0
Northern
23.3
Mersey-Lyell
3.3
Tasmania
30.5

^ data subject to sampling variability between 10% and 25%
Source: Unpublished ABS data available on request, 2005 Agricultural Survey.

Previous PageNext Page

Bookmark and Share. Opens in a new window


Commonwealth of Australia 2014

Unless otherwise noted, content on this website is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.5 Australia Licence together with any terms, conditions and exclusions as set out in the website Copyright notice. For permission to do anything beyond the scope of this licence and copyright terms contact us.