7124.0 - Historical Selected Agriculture Commodities, by State (1861 to Present), 2010-11 Quality Declaration 
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Total maize production in Australia in 2010-11 was 357 thousand tonnes covering an area of 62 thousand hectares.

The historical high for production was in 2001-02 at 454 thousand tonnes, but for area it was in 1923-24 at 172 thousand hectares. Since 1923-24 the area under cultivation for maize has steadily declined while production increased notably from the early 1980s.

Graph Image for Maize (production and area), Australia

Footnote(s): Only Australian total available in graph form. For state totals refer to data cubes. Maize data was not collected in 2008 and 2010,

Source(s): Historical Selected Agriculture Commodities, by State (1861 to Present). (cat. no. 7124.0)

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