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This FACT indicates the area of broadacre in hectares. Across Australia, these crops span 253,194 km & up and are used in the agricultural industry. This number is represented in millions.
Broadacre is defined as land suitable for farms practicing large-scale crop (agriculture) operations, and includes wheat, oats, barley, triticale, sorghum, rice, maize, other cereals, canola, other oilseeds, peanuts, other pulses, cotton lint, and sugar cane for crushing. Across Australia, these crops span 253,194 kilometres and above. The state with the largest area in 2015/16 is Western Australia with 7,834,926 hectares. The Australian Capital Territory is the smallest with 37 hectares.
Australia's moderate temperatures in the south and south-east, as well as its cool temperatures around the Tasman sea, make it an ideal climate for grape production. As a result, the industry produces wines of an outstanding quality.
This FACT indicates the grape yield for wine production (t/ha) of each Australian state and territory.
The wine industry in Australia continues to grow year by year. Australian wine regions are recognised worldwide as being some of the greatest in world. Australia’s international reputation is proven by the 750 million litres of wine that goes to the international export market each year speaks accolade in terms of Australia’s reputation as a wine producing company. In fact, only 40% of wine produced in Australia is consumed domestically.
This FACT indicates the number of cellar doors in each state and territory. A cellar door allows people to purchase wine directly from the wine company. Victoria has the most cellar doors, at 484. The territory with the least amount is the Northern Territory, which has none.
*The data for the Australian Capital Territory’s count of cellar doors has been included in the New South Wales count.
Because of Australia's vast distances and the tendency of many Australians to live in both inner and outer city suburbs - as opposed to the CBD - vehicle ownership in Australia is widespread.
This FACT indicates the number of registered motor vehicles (including company owned vehicles) that are garaged or parked at or near private dwellings on census night. Motorbikes, scooters and tractors are excluded. Even when making frequent use of public transport, many Australians opt to own a car. This indicator shows the percentage of households that have not registered a motor vehicle in 2016. Vehicle registration is the compulsory registration of a vehicle to a government authority. The purpose of this registration is to establish clear ownership and therefore to tax motorists or vehicle owners. This FACT was obtained from ABS statistics regarding the number of motor vehicle registrations, registered to a single dwelling in each respective city.
The city with the highest percentage of households without a registered vehicle is Sydney, at 11.1 percent. The lowest is Perth, at 4.9 percent.
Which State or Territory spends the most in embracing their cafe and restaurant culture and hence becomes a possible Foodie destination. This FACT measures the total turnover for the year 2017 for each State and Territory, measured in millions. New South Wales, with the highest population, unsuprisingly has the highest turnover at $A8,572.3 million annually.