7215.0 - Livestock Products, Australia, Dec 2018 Quality Declaration 
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GROSS VALUE OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED

LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER VALUE, Australia, December 2018
Sep 2018
Dec 2018
Sep '18 to Dec '18
$m
$m
%

Cattle and calves
2 894.3
2 748.8
-5.0%
Sheep and lambs
1 061.5
1 181.6
11.3%
Pigs
264.7
290.6
9.8%
Poultry (a)
702.3
696.5
-0.8%

(a) Includes meat chickens, turkeys, ducks and other poultry


KEY POINTS

Gross value quarterly original movements for December 2018:
  • After a 3.4% increase last quarter, the gross value of cattle and calves decreased 5.0% to $2,700 million in the December 2018 quarter.
  • The gross value of sheep and lambs increased 11.3% to $1,200 million following a 3.0% decrease in the September 2018 quarter.
  • The gross value of pigs increased 9.8% to $291 million in the December 2018 quarter.
  • The gross value of poultry decreased 0.8% to $697 million, following a 6.1% increase in the September 2018 quarter.


Gross value of livestock slaughtered data was first published in the March 2016 issue of Livestock Products, Australia (cat. no 7215.0). If you have any feedback about this page, or its associated datacube, you can contact us on (02) 6222 5939 or email agriculture.statistics@abs.gov.au.