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Agriculture sector

Each year in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1 sector around...

...4% of workers suffer from an
illness they believe to be

4% of people suffer from an illness that they believe to be work-related totalling an estimated 16,000-54% of which are musculoskeletal disorders and the rest being other illnesses

...and 4% of workers sustain a
work-related injury...

and 4% of workers, totaling estimated 15,000  self-reported non-fatal workplace injuries based on the annual average 2013/14-2015/16.

...with 27 worker fatalities in 2015/16.

over the last five years there have been a total of 152 worker fatalities in the agricultural industry


More information :

This document is the most recent detailed description of data for this sector, but does not include data for the latest year, published on 2 November 2016.

More detailed information on the statistics for the Agriculture sector.

1 Agriculture sector defined as Section A in the 2007 Standard Industrial Classification

Updated 2016-11-02