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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/09/2002   
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Contents >> Historical tables >> Agriculture - Land utilisation on rural establishments, Tasmania, 1860-61 to 1999-2000

LAND UTILISATION ON RURAL ESTABLISHMENTS, Tasmania ('000 ha)


Total area of rural
Year(a)
Crops(b)
Sown grasses(b)
Balance of area
establishments

1860-61
62
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1870-71
64
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1880-81
57
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
1890-91
64
81
n.a.
n.a.
1900-01
91
124
1,782
1,996
1910-11
116
200
1,862
2,178
1920-21
120
267
2,216
2,603
1930-31
108
305
2,241
2,654
1940-41
103
313
2,282
2,698
1949-50
118
308
2,169
2,594
1950-51
122
322
2,176
2,621
1951-52
124
237
2,155
2,516
1952-53
130
326
2,198
2,654
1953-54
142
336
2,156
2,635
1954-55
132
363
2,177
2,672
1955-56
137
400
2,145
2,682
1956-57
122
424
2,088
2,634
1957-58
122
458
2,070
2,649
1958-59
144
461
2,055
2,660
1959-60
135
491
2,009
2,635
1960-61
153
487
1,995
2,635
1961-62
155
508
1,988
2,651
1962-63
165
515
1,919
2,599
1963-64
158
552
1,871
2,581
1964-65
167
576
1,855
2,598
1965-66
158
622
1,849
2,629
1966-67
181
628
1,825
2,633
1967-68
170
680
1,813
2,663
1967-69
193
618
1,776
2,587
1969-70
169
737
1,732
2,637
1970-71
172
747
1,712
2,631
1971-72
147
772
1,688
2,607
1972-73(c)
80
856
1,656
2,592
1973-74
74
920
1,567
2,561
1974-75
67
921
1,504
2,492
1975-76(d)
60
935
1,464
2,459
1976-77(d)
65
904
1,340
2,308
1977-78
70
910
1,302
2,281
1978-79
80
904
1,247
2,232
1979-80
78
895
1,256
2,229
1980-81
84
903
1,234
2,220
1981-82
90
910
1,168
2,168
1982-93
98
903
1,167
2,168
1983-84
101
905
1,155
2,162
1984-85
99
918
1,103
2,120
1985-86
88
916
1,082
2,087
1986-87(e)
78
832
963
1,873
1987-88
85
832
954
1,871
1988-89
82
853
949
1,883
1989-90
83
856
995
1,933
1990-91
75
852
943
1,870
1991-92
76
830
939
1,845
1992-93
73
830
942
1,845
1993-94
78
859
1,032
1,969
1994-95
77
(f)
n.a.
1,933
1995-96
75
612
1,262
1,949
1996-97
73
633
1,214
1,920
1997-98
78
710
1,126
1,914
1998-99
76
743
1,109
1,928
1999-2000
77
746
970
1,793

n.a. not available
(a) Year ended 31 March.
(b) Area of sown grasses cut for hay, seed and green fodder is included under ‘crops’.
(c) From 1972-73 area of sown grasses cut for hay, seed and green fodder is included under ‘sown grasses’.
(d) Not strictly comparable with earlier years due to changes in definition of a ‘rural establishment’.
(e) The scope of the census for 1986-87 differs from previous years.
(f) Data not collected.


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