Number of Ontario Census Farms Classified by Area in Crops and Summerfallow, 1996, 2001, 2006 , 2011 and 2016

 

Size of Farm 1996 Percent
of Total
2001 Percent
of Total
2006 Percent
of Total
2011 Percent
of Total
2016 Percent
of Total
Under 3 acres
1,478
2.5
1,164
2.2
-
-
-
-
3 - 9 acres
2,820
4.8
2,236
4.2
-
-
-
-
Under 10 acres
4,298
7.2
3,400
6.3
3,861
7.7
3,235
7.1
3,610
8.3
10 - 69 acres
20,506
34.5
17,435
32.4
16,448
32.8
15,202
33.3
14,080
32.3
70 - 129 acres
14,242
24.0
12,923
24.0
11,077
22.1
9,910
21.7
9,114
20.9
130 - 179 acres
6,008
10.1
5,599
10.4
4,848
9.7
4,128
9.0
3,891
8.9
180 - 239 acres
4,644
7.8
4,297
8.0
3,766
7.5
3,400
7.4
3,099
7.1
240 - 399 acres
5,497
9.3
5,336
9.9
5,015
10.0
4,372
9.6
4,269
9.8
400 - 559 acres
1,936
3.3
2,167
4.0
2,163
4.3
2,119
4.6
2,069
4.7
560 - 759 acres
987
1.7
1,119
2.1
1,216
2.4
1,265
2.8
1,280
2.9
760 - 1,119 acres
719
1.2
819
1.5
943
1.9
954
2.1
1,082
2.5
1,120 - 1,599 acres
299
0.5
383
0.7
-
-
-
1,600 acres and over
218
0.4
323
0.6
-
-
-
1,120 - 1,999 acres
-
-
-
-
611
1.2
754
1.7
792
1.8
2,000 - 3,499 acres
-
-
-
-
194
0.4
245
0.5
276
0.6
3,500 acres and over
-
-
-
-
74
0.1
74
0.2
85
0.2
Total
59,354
100.0
53,801
100.0
50,216
100.0
45,658
100.0
43,647
100.0

 

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