Agricultural Census

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Click the button below to create and log into your ABS Survey Account and complete the Agricultural Census online.

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You can use our online Business Survey Contact Form to outline the details of your situation and your contact details, and we will be in touch.

Purpose of the survey

Your participation in the Agricultural Census is essential for understanding Australia’s agricultural production and activity at regional, state and national levels. The statistics from this survey provide vital information which enables industry, business and government to make informed decisions which may assist your community or business going forward. By completing this survey, you help to ensure the results truly reflect the current state of the agricultural sector of the Australian economy.

Thank you for your participation. We acknowledge and value your time and effort participating in this survey. It is only with the support of people like you that we can continue to produce the statistics that inform important decisions affecting Australia's agriculture industry.

Frequently asked questions

About this survey

What questions are asked in the Agricultural Census?

How is it different to the Census of Population and Housing?

Isn’t the information you’re asking for available elsewhere?

Why has this business been included in Agricultural Census?

We are a small farm or business: should we be included in this survey?

How is the information from this survey used? Why is it important?

Do we have to answer the questions?

How long will we need to participate in this survey?

Do we have to provide figures for this survey right now?

Will the information we provide be kept safe, secure, and confidential?

Will we be paid for our time?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business was sold before the beginning of, or during the reference period?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business is still operating but didn't trade during the reference period?

Do we still need to complete the survey if the business has gone into liquidation or administration during the reference period?

We have already completed the survey and have received a reminder letter. What should we do?

We are an agricultural business but haven't received a form. What should we do?

How to complete this survey

How do we answer the Agricultural Census?

We’re having trouble completing the survey online – where can we find help?

About the questions in the survey

How accurate do the figures need to be?

Why is the survey form we have received full of questions about activities in which we are not involved?

Why can't we see the figures we provided last year in the current survey web form?

Using Agricultural Census statistics

How can this business use statistics from the Agricultural Census?

How can we provide feedback about our involvement in the Agricultural Census?

Who can we contact for more information?

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