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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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In 2000-01, agricultural establishments in the Mersey-Lyell Region made the most valuable contribution to Tasmania's gross value of production, contributing 41.7% ($315.1 million) of the state's production. The major contributor to the gross value of production in the Mersey-Lyell Region was crops (including pastures, grasses and fruit), which contributed 48.5% of the region's total gross value of production.

In 2000-01, the Northern Region contributed 37.2% ($280.6 million) of Tasmania's gross value of production. Crops (including pastures, grasses and fruit) accounted for 40.5% of the gross value of production for the Northern Region, and livestock 37.0%.

The Greater Hobart-Southern Region contributed 21.1% ($159.3 million) of Tasmania's gross value of production in 2000-01, with crops contributing 52.4% of the region's total production.


GROSS VALUE OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, Tasmanian regions(a)

Greater Hobart-Southern
Northern
Mersey-Lyell
Tasmania

1996-97
2000-01
1996-97
2000-01
1996-97
2000-01
1996-97
2000-01

$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m
$m

Crops (includes fruit)
79.2
83.5
85.5
113.7
133.2
152.9
297.9
350.1
Livestock slaughterings
28.6
29.1
47.9
63.1
40.6
68.2
117.1
160.4
Livestock products
45.5
46.8
94.5
103.7
85.8
93.9
225.8
244.4

Total agriculture
153.3
159.3
227.9
280.6
259.6
315.1
640.8
755.0

(a) For 1996-97, crops data relate to the year ended 31 March and livestock slaughterings and livestock products data relate to the year ended 30 June. For 2000-01, all data relate to the year ended 30 June.

Source: ABS data available on request, Agricultural Census.


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