Territory Stories

Budget papers 2008 - 2009

Details:

Title

Budget papers 2008 - 2009

Other title

2008/09 Budget paper

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Treasury

Collection

Northern Territory budget papers; Reports; PublicationNT

Date

2008-05-06

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Language

English

Subject

Appropriations and expenditures; Periodicals; Budget; Finance, Public

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Darwin

Volume

2008/09

File type

application/pdf

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/244906

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/591614

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Page content

16 Economy Overview 2008-09 Budget Rural Industries and Fisheries Rural industries and fisheries accounted for 2.2 per cent of Territory GSP in 2006-07 and 2.4 per cent of resident employment. The value of rural industries and fisheries production is estimated to be $532 million in 2007-08, an increase of 5 per cent from 2006-07. The cattle industry is the largest contributor to rural industries and fisheries in the Territory, comprising about 38 per cent of total estimated production value in 2007-08. Other industries include field crops, buffalo, crocodile and other livestock production, excluding cattle, and accounted for 6 per cent of total rural industries production in 2006-07. Fisheries production grew 4.2 per cent in 2006-07 to $139 million. Fisheries include aquaculture and commercial fishing, including the Commonwealth Northern Prawn Fishery. Horticulture grew by 52 per cent in 2006-07 to $145 million and includes mango, melon, vegetable and flower production. The value of production is forecast to increase by 6.4 per cent to $566 million in 2008-09. e: estimate; f: forecast Source: Department of Business, Economic and Regional Development; Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries and Mines Rural Industries and Fisheries, Value of Production (nominal dollars) 0 50 100 150 200 250 94 95 96 97 98 99 00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08e 09f Other Cattle Fisheries Horticulture $M Year ended June