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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.

Attractions

Visit the Boyup Brook visitor information website for detailed information on local attractions, events, tours and accommodation options.

Shire statistics

Towns & communities
Boyup Brook, Wilga, Mayanup, Dinninup, Kulikup, Tonebridge
Local industries
Vineyards, Timber Plantations, Sheep, Cattle, Pigs, Grain Harvesting, Olives, Cottage Industries
Population
Estimated resident population
1,648
Annual growth rate 0.7%
Building value
Total value of building approvals $3.7m
Residential approvals $3.3m
Non-residential approvals $0.4m
Number of residential building approvals 9
Labour market
Labour force / unemployment rate
Average income
Average taxable income per annum $60,303
Agriculture
Total agricultural land holdings
147,433 hectares
Number of farms
235
Value of agricultural production
$48 million

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