Dataset: Farm family Cash Income, 1996-1997 to 1998-1999 (three year average)


This data relates to the average annual cash income of broadacre and dairy
farm properties which responded to the ABARE annual farm survey over a three
year period from 1996-1997 to 1998-1999. Average farm cash income is
calculated as difference between total cash receipts (total revenues received
by the farm business during the financial year) and total cash costs (payments
made by the farm business for materials and services, which includes debt
repayments and permanent/casual labour costs). The data is reported at the
Statistical Division (SD) level for Australia. This data relates to broadacre
and dairy farms run by owner managers and has been collected by annual farm
survey interview and is supplemented by information in the farm accounts.The
data is presented at a scale of 25000000. Projection -P Albers Equal-Area
Conic -D WGS84 -m 132 -o 0 -p -18 -p -36 -e 0 -n 0The following attributes are
contained within the dataset; Sd code a a unique 3 digit code for Statistical
Divisions (SD), Sd name a the name of the Statistical Division (SD),Cash_inc a
the average annual farm cash income for the period 1996-1997 to 1998-1999RSE a
the relative standard error of the average farm equity ratio for the period
1996-1997 to 1998-1999.Ag_land_ha a hectares of agricultural land use in the
Statistical Division (SD).Note that metropolitan areas are assigned a value of
-99999, whilst areas with no data are assigned a value of -88888.

See [further metadata](
__00811a00.xml) for more detail.

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