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Snapshot of Australian agriculture 2021 1.64 MB
Description

This report describes the current state of Australian agriculture. It covers eight key aspects of Australian agriculture: its role in the broader economy, trends in production, industry structure and productivity, risk management, agricultural employment, government support, trade and impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Key findings:

  • Agriculture production is growing
  • The farm population is diverse and constantly changing
  • Around 70% of agricultural output is exported
  • Australian farmers receive low levels of government support
  • Agriculture was resilient despite COVID-19 uncertainty
Publication Details
DOI:

10.25814/rxjx-3g23

License type:
CC BY
Access Rights Type:
open
Issue:
ABARES Insights Issue 2, 2021