Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

In 2016, 14 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector provided 430 jobs. The sector has total output worth $143 Million and contributes $63.7 Million in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2016)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector between 2002 and 2016.


Industry Sub-Sectors

The table below provides detail of the sub-sectors within the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector in the City of Melbourne.

Description Jobs Establishments Output ($ billion) GLP ($ billion)
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Support Services 199 7 0.061 0.027
Others 231 7 0.082 0.036
Total 430 14 0.143 0.064


Contribution to the local economy

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector accounts for 0.09% of the City of Melbourne's total employment.

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector accounts for 0.07% of the City of Melbourne's Gross Local Product (GLP).

Workforce Profile

The graph below details the composition of those employed in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector in the City of Melbourne. The graph describes the proportion of employees that can be considered as part-time, full-time, casual and contractors. The graph also details the proportion of female and male employees in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector.


Floor Space

The graph below details the total floor space occupied by the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector in the City of Melbourne between 2002 and 2016 (in square metres). The figures provide an alternative measure of growth or decline in the sector. The figures are also relevant for understanding how this industry is impacting on then local commerical property market.