There are approximately 43,736 farms in Australia producing beef cattle, to provide 2.1 million tonnes of beef and veal each year.

The Australian beef industry contributes to 17% of total Australian exports.

Each Australian eats an average of 33kg of beef and veal per year.


There are approximately 8,594 dairy farms in Australia.

Dairy Farmers produce 9,102 million litres of whole milk per year.

Each Australian consumes an average of 12.9kg of cheese, 7.1kg of yoghurt and 102.4 litres of milk per year.

Last year in Australia 40,281,000 tonne of coarse grain was produced, covering 19,283,000 hectares of land.

On average there are 10,705 specialised sheep farms in Australia.

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Last year Australia, produced 574,310 tonne of sheep and lamb meat.

Australians consume an average of 11.2kg of mutton and lamb per person per year.

Australia produces an average of 368,300 tonnes of wool a year.