Agriculture - Agricultural production measures by region 1990–2020
The 2020 survey had a sample size of 25,400 geographic locations.
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Limitations of the data
All results from these collections are subject to non-sampling error, and sampling error.
Changes to data collection/processing
Changes to the 2019 questionnaire include:
Irrigation – included questions on area actually irrigated
Horticulture – included questions on the area of fruit trees and vines planted, and the area of vegetables and other horticulture crops harvested.
Other livestock – included a question on buffalos
Forestry – did not include questions on forestry production
Wool – did not include questions on the weight of shorn wool sold for different micron ranges.
Data provided by
Agricultural Production Statistics: Variable by Regional Council (Annual-Jun) 2020
How to find the data
At URL provided, select 'Industry sectors > Agriculture > Variable by Regional Council (Annual-Jun)'. All non-discontinued variables were selected for this dataset.
Import & extraction details
From the dataset Agricultural Production Statistics: Variable by Regional Council (Annual-Jun) 2020, this data was extracted:
- Rows: 4-34
- Columns: 2-756
- Provided: 7,812 data points
Dataset originally released on:
May 07, 2021
About this dataset
The Agricultural Production Survey is part of an ongoing programme of agricultural production statistics conducted in partnership with the Ministry for Primary Industries. Previous sample surveys were held in 2003–06, 2008–11, and 2013–14, 2018–2020, with censuses in 2002, 2007, 2012, and 2017.
Agriculture Production Survey measures farming operations below the enterprise level.