Australian Bureau of Statistics

Rate the ABS website
ABS Home > Statistics > By Catalogue Number
ABS @ Facebook ABS @ Twitter ABS RSS ABS Email notification service
4610.0.55.008 - Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production, 2011-12 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/10/2013   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product


GVIAP AS A PERCENTAGE OF GVAP

  • In 2011-12, the gross value of irrigated agricultural production (GVIAP) constituted 29% of the total gross value of agricultural production (GVAP) for Australia. The three commodities with the highest proportion of irrigated GVAP were rice (with 100% of GVAP being irrigated), grapes (with 93% of GVAP being irrigated), and cotton (with 92% of GVAP being irrigated).
  • In the Murray Darling Basin (MDB) region, the GVIAP totalled 36% of GVAP. As with the Australian figures, the three commodities with the highest percentages of GVAP were rice (100%), grapes (96%), and cotton (92%).
  • In all states growing rice, this commodity had the highest proportion of irrigated GVAP, with New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia irrigating 100% of the rice crop. Western Australia also reported irrigating 100% of their cotton crop. Grapes was the commodity with the highest proportion of irrigated GVAP in both South Australia (96%) and Tasmania (94%).

Graph Image for GVIAP as a Percentage of GVAP, 2011-12(a)

Footnote(s): (a) Data reported as zero value may not be available for publication. See data cubes for further information.

Source(s): Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production (cat. no. 4610.0.55.008)


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.