The beef industry is Victoria’s third largest agricultural industry, with a gross value of agricultural production of around $1.23 billion.
Beef cattle numbers in Victoria have fallen from 2.78 million in the early 1980s to 2.18 million in 2009.
The beef cattle industry is Victoria’s most geographically extensive industry. There are around 12,900 beef producers in Victoria.
This Beef Cattle Industry Profile provides an overview of the location, structure and financial performance of Victoria’s beef cattle industry.