Economic contribution of the Australian chicken meat industry

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The chicken meat industry contributes $7.9 billion and 58,000 jobs to the Australian economy through direct and flow-on activity. It accounts for 0.45% of Australian gross domestic product (GDP) and 0.46% of employment across the country.

This report was commissioned by AgriFutures Australia and conducted by RMCG and BDO EconSearch. The research team collected primary data from farmers and processors to understand detailed expenditure and production patterns across the industry. 

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