Shire of Boyup Brook
The Shire of Boyup Brook has an economy based strongly on primary industry, with the emphasis on broad scale agriculture. Industries include wool, vineyards, timber plantations, sheep, cattle, grain and olives.
The town of Boyup Brook is an agricultural service centre, with a complement of secondary and service industries. Commercial activities directly associated with the district's primary production are established within the town site, including a grain terminal, machinery dealers, agricultural suppliers, stock agents, livestock transporters, and stock sale yards.
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|Towns & communities|
|Boyup Brook, Wilga, Mayanup, Dinninup, Kulikup, Tonebridge|
|Vineyards, Timber Plantations, Sheep, Cattle, Pigs, Grain Harvesting, Olives, Cottage Industries|
|Estimated resident population, 2012||1,635|
|Average annual growth rate, 2007-2012||0.8%|
|Building approvals 2011-12|
|Total value of building approvals||$1,451,000|
|Number of residential building approvals||4|
|Labour market (a)|
|Labour force employed||1,072|
|Average taxable income per annum||$52,751|
|Total agricultural land holdings, 2005-06||147,433 hectares|
|Number of farms, 2005-06||235|
|Value of agricultural production, 2005-06||$51,865,008|
(a) Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations, Small Area Labour Markets - Australia.