4610.0.55.008 - Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production, 2015-16 Quality Declaration 
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SUMMARY

GROSS VALUE OF IRRIGATED AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, Australia, year ended 30 June 2016


Value
$m

Rice for grain
114.8
Cereals for grain and seed (a)
340.0
Cotton (b)
1 164.7
Sugar cane - Cut for crushing
774.2
Nurseries, cut flowers and cultivated turf
1 063.5
Other broadacre crops
106.8
Hay
234.9
Vegetables (c)
2 802.0
Fruit and nuts (excluding grapes)
3 799.5
Grapes
1 259.1
Dairy production (d)
2 092.1
Production from meat cattle
807.3
Production from sheep and other livestock (e)
456.6
Total
15 015.3

(a) Excludes rice
(b) Cotton lint (irrigated)
(c) Vegetables for human consumption only
(d) Value is calculated based on milk production from dairy cows in milk and dry
(e) Includes production of wool and eggs, and slaughtering and other disposals of sheep, lambs, pigs, poultry and other livestock n.e.c.

Graph Image for Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production, 2015-16(a)

Footnote(s): (a) Data reported as zero value may not be available for publication. See data cubes for further information. (b) Excludes rice (c) Cotton lint only (d) Vegetables for human consumption only (e) Value is calculated based on milk production from dairy cows in milk and dry (f) Includes production of wool and eggs, and slaughtering and other disposals of sheep, lambs, pigs, poultry and other livestock n.e.c.;;;;;;;;

Source(s): Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production


In 2015-16, the total Gross Value of Irrigated Agricultural Production (GVIAP) for Australia was $15.0 billion. Total GVIAP represented 27% of Australia's total Gross Value of Agricultural Production (GVAP) of $56.0 billion in 2015-16.

The three commodities with the highest GVIAP were:

  • fruit and nuts (excluding grapes) at $3.8 billion
  • vegetables at $2.8 billion; and
  • dairy products at $2.1 billion.

Combined, these three commodity groups accounted for 58 percent of total GVIAP for the 2015-16 year.