Number and Area of Census Farms, Canada and the Provinces, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011 and 2016

 

Number of farms

Province 1996 2001 2006 2011 2016
Newfoundland
742
643
558
510
407
Prince Edward Island
2,217
1,845
1,700
1,495
1,353
Nova Scotia
4,453
3,923
3,795
3,905
3,478
New Brunswick
3,405
3,034
2,776
2,611
2,255
Quebec
35,991
32,139
30,675
29,437
28,919
Ontario
67,520
59,728
57,211
51,950
49,600
Manitoba
24,383
21,071
19,054
15,877
14,791
Saskatchewan
56,995
50,598
44,329
36,952
34,523
Alberta
59,007
53,652
49,431
43,234
40,638
British Columbia
21,835
20,290
19,844
19,759
17,528
Canada
276,548
246,923
229,373
205,730
193,492

 

Area ('000 acres)

Province 1996 2001 2006 2011 2016
Newfoundland
108.3
100.3
89.4
77.3
70.7
Prince Edward Island
655.4
646.1
619.9
594.3
575.5
Nova Scotia
1,055.9
1,005.8
995.9
1,018.1
915.7
New Brunswick
953.9
958.9
976.6
937.8
835.3
Quebec
8,540.5
8,443.7
8,557.1
8,256.6
8,103.2
Ontario
13,879.6
13,507.4
13,310.2
12,668.2
12,348.5
Manitoba
19,106.5
18,784.4
19,073.0
18,023.5
17,637.6
Saskatchewan
65,653.6
64,903.8
64,253.8
61,628.1
61,585.8
Alberta
51,964.4
52,058.9
52,127.9
50,498.8
50,250.2
British Columbia
6,249.4
6,392.9
7,006.6
6,452.9
6,400.5
Canada
168,167.5
166,802.2
167,010.5
160,155.7
158,723.1

 

Reference: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture.


Author :  
Anna Staciwa- Statistician/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
10 May 2017
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca