7106.0 - Australian Farming in Brief, 2013  
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AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES



NUMBER OF BUSINESSES WITH AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITY, By Industry(a), 2011-12

2012

Nursery production
874
Turf growing
255
Floriculture production
629
Mushroom growing
^101
Vegetable growing
4 380
Grape growing
4 966
Other fruit and tree nut growing
4 291
Apple and pear growing
686
Citrus fruit growing
975
Sheep farming (specialised)
11 944
Beef cattle farming plus beef cattle feedlots (specialised)
38 752
Sheep-beef cattle farming
6 526
Grain-sheep or grain-beef cattle farming
11 552
Rice growing
645
Other grain growing
13 053
Sugar cane growing
3 476
Cotton growing
736
Other crop growing n.e.c.
1 897
Dairy cattle farming
8 203
Poultry farming (meat)
747
Poultry farming (eggs)
301
Deer farming, horse farming, beekeeping plus other livestock farming n.e.c.
5 417
Pig farming
575
Total agriculture
120 980
All other industries
14 711
Total all industries
135 692

(a) Count of agricultural businesses with an EVAO of $5,000 or more.

^ relative standard error (RSE) between 10% and less than 25%


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