Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing

In 2018, 16 establishments (businesses and organisations) in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector provided 453 jobs. The sector has total output worth $175 Million and contributes $78.2 Million in Gross Local Product to the City of Melbourne economy.

Number of Jobs ( 2002 - 2018)

The graph below shows the change in the number of jobs in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing sector between 2002 and 2018.


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 165 4 0.069 0.031
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing Support Services 239 8 0.086 0.038
Others 49 4 0.019 0.008
Total 453 16 0.175 0.078


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 0.08% 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.


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 2018 (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.