Water Use on Australian Farms 2004-2008

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Area of agricultural land ('000 ha)
Area irrigated ('000 ha)
Irrigation volume applied (megalitres)
Other agricultural uses of water (megalitres)
Total water use (megalitres)
Area irrigated as % of total agricultural land area (%)

See Explanatory Notes paragraphs 127-129 for further information.
See Glossary for terms.

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Find the most recent data in 'Water Use on Australian Farms' (ABS cat no. 4618.0).
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Local Government Areas, Statistical Local Areas, Statistical Subdivisions, Statistical Divisions, States/Territories, Australia

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