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Data

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Find data sets from our key research areas.

Improving agricultural statistics

The Department of Agriculture and Water Resources is committed to delivering accurate, timely and reliable analysis and data about Australian agriculture. As the department’s research arm, ABARES is working with the Australian Bureau of Statistics to modernise the agricultural statistics system. Modernisation will ensure the long term sustainability of the system by reducing survey burden, particularly for farmers, reducing data collection costs and improving the quality of statistics.

For more information on the modernisation process and latest news, visit the Improving agricultural statistics​ webpage.

Databases

AgSurf – data on agricultural industries

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Looking for data on agricultural industries? Our online tool allows you to select information from broadacre and dairy databases, drilling down to key information groups, such as socio-economic group, population and financial performance.


Beef, lamb and sheep industries data

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Want to know about meat and livestock farms? ABARES farm survey data on the beef, slaughter lambs and sheep industries is available.


Australian Natural Resources Data Library

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Find and download data on a variety of natural resource subjects from our products library.


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Online research tools

The Monitor
Explore climatic, production, biophysical and economic data sets from across Australia.

Climatch – species range prediction
Predict the potential range of a species by matching climate data from region to region.

Rainfall to Pasture Growth Outlook Tool
Access rainfall, soil moisture and pasture growth information.

Rainfall reliability calculator
Estimate rainfall reliability, rainfall means, and rainfall variability.

Visual data content

Infographics

ABARES analysis and data in easy-to-read and use graphics

Data visualisations

Information ready to use on our Tableau Public page

Software downloads

MCAS-S – spatial decision support software

Download Multi-Criteria Analysis Shell for Spatial Decision Support Version 3.1 to analyse and compare complex spatial information.

Start using MCAS-S by downloading the Australian national map layers or the MCAS-S data portal.

Last reviewed:
21 Sep 2018