7105.0 - ABS Agriculture Statistics Collection Strategy - 2008-09 and beyond, 2008-09  
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Subject and Collection NameAgencyDescriptionFrequency

Agriculture General

Agricultural CensusAustralian Bureau of StatisticsCollection of all farms in Australia. Details of area and production of crops, plus livestock numbers are collected. Some land management and other environmental data are also collected.Five yearly

Agricultural SurveyAustralian Bureau of StatisticsSample of a portion of farms in Australia. Details of area and production of crops, plus livestock numbers are collected. Some land management and other environmental data are also collected.Intercensal years

Value of Agricultural Commodities ProducedAustralian Bureau of StatisticsDerived from Agricultural Survey/Census by multiplying production data by unit prices obtained from a variety of sources.Annually

Australian Dairy SurveyAustralian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsSample survey to provide a research database which integrates detailed financial, physical and socio-economic information for Australian dairy farms.Annual

Australian Agricultural and Grazing Industries SurveyAustralian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource EconomicsSample survey to provide research database which integrates detailed financial, physical and socio-economic information for Australian broadacre cropping and livestock farms.Annual

Prospects for Queensland Primary IndustriesQueensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries Provides early estimates of gross value of commodity production based on ABS production data.Annual

Socio-economic data for Structural Adjustment and the Implementation of Catchment Plans in the Murray-Darling Basin Murray-Darling Basin CommissionA collection of socioeconomic data at the Statistical Local Area level for the Murray-Darling Basin. Data available as georeferenced ARC/INFO GRID data.Irregular

Review of QLD Producers responses to the current drought in QLDQLD Department of Primary Industries & FisheriesTo measure the affect of the drought on producer behaviour.One off

Casey and Cardinia Regional Agricultural AuditDepartment of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local GovernmentTo asses the value and employment of the agricultural sector in the Region;
Establish the perceived strengths and weaknesses of farming in the Region.
One off

Agricultural Trade

Live Animal Export StatisticsAustralian Quarantine and Inspection ServiceData on numbers of live animals exported, by species, by country of destination.Monthly

International Merchandise Import StatisticsAustralian Bureau of Statistics (conducted for Qld Office of Economic & Statistical Research) Details of Australia's merchandise trade with its major trading partners and selected country groups.Monthly

Survey of Interstate Trade Australian Bureau of StatisticsDetails of interstate trade across QLDs borders.Quarterly


Australian Mushroom Industry OverviewAustralian Mushroom Growers AssociationData on production, imports, consumption and consumer trends.Annual

Rice Production by RegionRice Marketing Board for the State of NSWData on number of farms, area, yield, and variety of rice production, by region.Annual

Canegrowers Statistics CollectionsCanegrowersData on number of farms, area harvested, yield, prices and other harvesting information.Annual

Queensland Sugar Mill ProductionQueensland Sugar CorporationData on sugar cane crushed, sugar produced and prices and payments, and sales by destination.Mostly annual

Livestock Products

Livestock SlaughteredAustralian Bureau of StatisticsNumbers of livestock slaughtered by species, meat production by type of meat, in abattoirs and other slaughtering establishments.Monthly

Livestock Slaughter StatisticsNational Livestock Reporting ServiceCensus of QLD abattoirs collecting numbers of livestock.Weekly

Poultry Slaughtered Australian Bureau of StatisticsNumber of birds slaughtered, plus weight and value.Quarterly

Wool Receivals and PurchasesAustralian Bureau of StatisticsQuantity of wool received and sold by brokers and dealers.Quarterly


Apples and PearsAustralian Bureau of StatisticsVarietal data on apple and pear production and tree numbers.Annual

ViticultureAustralian Bureau of StatisticsVarietal data on area of vines planted and grape production, plus area of intended plantings and area lost.Annual

Citrus Planting StatisticsAustralian Citrus Growers IncData on citrus tree numbers and new plantings in the Riverland, Sunraysia Riverina & Qld.Annual

Citrus Seasonal Area Production and ForecastsAustralian Citrus Growers Inc.Data on production of citrus fruit by variety for Australia.Annual

Sydney Market Reporting ServiceSydney Market Reporting ServiceData on volume and price of horticultural produce traded at Sydney markets.Daily

Horticultural StatisticsHorticulture AustraliaData on horticultural production, value, volume, exports, main markets and key competitors.Annual

Macadamia Nut Growers SurveyAustralian Macadamia Society LtdData on area of macadamia orchards, number of trees, variety and yield.Annually

Throughput Statistics: BananasAustralian Banana Growers Council Inc.Data on number of cartons of bananas that pass through central markets.Weekly

Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market Prices and ThroughputsAusmarket ConsultantsData on market prices for fruit and vegetables in all Australian terminal markets.Daily

Australian Regional Winegrape Crush SurveyAustralian Wine and Brandy CorporationData on grapes crushed and price paid for winegrapes from all major wine growing regions.Annual

Wine Export Approval ReportAustralian Wine and Brandy CorporationData on wine export approvals.Monthly

South Australian Winegrape Utilisation and Pricing SurveyPhylloxera and Grape Industry Board of SAData on fruit purchases and utilisation, and price paid for fruit in SA.Annual

Wine Grape Vintage SurveyWinemakers' Federation of AustraliaNational data on winegrape intake of wineries.Annual

Grower Registration Survey - Murray Valley citrusStatutory Marketing Board Area by variety, tree numbers and crop type for citrus orchards in the Murray Valley citrus growing regions.Annual


South Australian Dairy Industry StatisticsDairy Authority of South AustraliaCollects livestock data, production and sales data, number of licences, from licensed vendors, processors and dairy farmers in South Australia.Annual

Dairying for tomorrow SurveyDairy AustraliaTo collect details on sustainability practices.2001 & 2006

Breeding Values survey; and National Herd Recording Statistics, AustraliaAustralian Dairy Herd Improvement SchemePedigree and genetic evaluation informationAnnual/6mthly

Annual Lamb SurveyMeat and Livestock AustraliaLamb production trends across five States.Annual

Weekly Livestock Indicator (each State)
Daily livestock indicator (eastern States)
National Livestock Reporting ServiceData on numbers and prices of livestock sold at saleyards, slaughter data, and direct sales to abattoirs.Weekly

Aust Lot Feeders Assoc/MLA quarterly feedlot surveyAustralian Lot Feeders Association/MLADetails on feedlot capacity, production & markets.Quarterly

National Animal Health Information System (NAHIS)Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - AustraliaData on animal health collected from national surveillance programs, laboratory accessions and other sources.Quarterly

Pork StatisticsWest Australian Pork Producers AssociationNumber of producers, number of sows and carcass weight for pig producers in WA.Quarterly

Honey Bee SurveyABAREProvides information on financial and production details of the honey industry - Demographic & socio-economic circumstances data.One off

Saleyard StatisticsLivestock Saleyards Association of Victoria IncStock throughput, market schedule, yard dues, agent charges and facilities at saleyards in Victoria.Annual

Rural Lands Protection Boards' Association FiguresRural Lands Protection Boards' AssociationData on number of ratepayers, area of board, and livestock numbers for each RLPB in NSW.Annual


Agricultural Finance SurveyAustralian Bureau of StatisticsData on turnover, purchases, and value added and other financial data on the agricultural sector.Ceased 2000

Agricultural LeviesDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - AustraliaValue of agricultural production, tonnage leviable and levy amount payable at the industry level.Annual

Reports on Farm Management DepositsDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - AustraliaValue of FMD holdings and number of holders of FMDs.Quarterly

Agricultural Assistance EstimatesProductivity CommissionNominal and effective rates of assistance provided to agriculture.Annual

Financial Assistance Statistics New South Wales Rural Assistance AuthorityData based on applications for financial assistance in NSW.Immediate

Rural Debt in Queensland SurveyQueensland Rural Adjustment AuthorityIdentifies the extent, nature & size of rural debt in Qld.Annual

Economic Activity Survey (now the AIC)Australian Bureau of StatisticsDetails on employment, income, assets & expenses of private sector businesses and public sector trading businesses. As from 2002-03 will include data on the Agriculture sector.Annual


Environment Protection Expenditure Survey - AgricultureAustralian Bureau of StatisticsData on environmental expenditure in the agricultural industry.Irregular

Water Account for AustraliaAustralian Bureau of StatisticsData on water usage by industry sector for Australia.Irregular

National Land and Water Resources Audit - Australian Natural Resources AtlasNational Land and Water Resources AuditPresents National, State and regional summaries about land, water and vegetation resources.1996 to 2000

Australian Spatial Data DirectoryGeoscience Australian A directory of spatial datasets held by Federal, State and Territory government agencies.Irregular

Consolidated List of Environment Protection LicencesEnvironment Protection Authority (NSW)Provides a list of environmental protection licences in NSW.Monthly

Meteorological (climate and weather) informationBureau of MeteorologyAustralian climate data, analysis of historical averages, and weather forecasts.Continuous

National Greenhouse Gas InventoryAustralian Greenhouse OfficeEstimates of Australia's greenhouse gas emissions by livestock and crops.2006

Water Usage and Crop Statistics DataNSW Department of Water and EnergyEstimates of water usage extracted from both groundwater bores and surface water licences.Monthly

Land and Water Management Plan ImplementationMurray Irrigation LimitedData on landuse, irrigation and management practices within the LWMP area of NSW Murray Valley.Annual

Australian Irrigation Water Provider Benchmarking ReportAustralian National Committee on Irrigation & Drainage (ANCID)Data on water delivered to agriculture by water providers, financial information on water providers, supply and drainage systems, business characteristics, customer management and innovation.Annual


AFFA Pest and Disease Interception DatabaseDepartment of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry - AustraliaData on intercepted pests detected on goods at the quarantine barrier.Quarterly

Report to Farmers - Aquaculture Production SurveyQueensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries Data on aquaculture production in Qld.Annual

Aquaculture Production ReportNSW Department of Primary IndustriesData on aquaculture production in NSW.Annual

Market Information service - List of National Association for Sustainable Agriculture - Certified LicenseesNational Association for Sustainable Agriculture, AustraliaProvides a list of producers, processors, wholesalers, input manufacturers, packers/handlers of certified organic produce.Quarterly

National Farm Injury Data CentreAustralian Centre for Agricultural HealthA compilation of all farm injuries and deaths in Australia.Irregular

Farm Safety Survey 2000Queensland Department of Employment, Training and Industrial RelationsData on injuries and injury risk factors on Qld farms.Approx 3 yearly

Queensland Fatal and Serious Work-related Farm Injury CollectionQueensland Department of Employment, Training and Industrial RelationsData on risk factors and at risk groups for farm injuries in Qld.Monthly

Farm Victimisation SurveyAustralian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics/Aust. Institute of CriminologyInformation on the incidence, prevalence, and impact of farm crime on farm businesses.2001

Farm use of Information TechnologyAustralian Bureau of StatisticsSurvey to measure and monitor the take up of information technology by the agricultural sector.Irregular

(a) this list is not comprehensive