Number of Ontario Census Farms Classified by Total Farm Area, 1996, 2001, 2006 and 2011

 

Size of Farm 1996 Percent
of Total
2001 Percent
of Total
2006 Percent
of Total
2011 Percent
of Total
Under 10 acres
4,133
6.1
2,860
4.8
3,163
5.5
2,741
5.3
10 - 69 acres
14,553
21.6
12,516
21.0
13,690
23.9
12,681
24.4
70 - 129 acres
16,120
23.9
14,262
23.9
12,857
22.5
11,779
22.7
130 - 179 acres
7,566
11.2
6,531
10.9
5,622
9.8
4,969
9.6
180 - 239 acres
7,123
10.5
6,192
10.4
5,472
9.6
4,801
9.2
240 - 399 acres
9,504
14.1
8,556
14.3
7,554
13.2
6,460
12.4
400 - 559 acres
4,022
6.0
3,936
6.6
3,635
6.4
3,359
6.5
560 - 759 acres
2,082
3.1
2,173
3.6
2,175
3.8
2,026
3.9
760 - 1,119 acres
1,450
2.1
1,548
2.6
1,640
2.9
1,587
3.1
1,120 - 1,599 acres
590
0.9
665
1.1
762
1.3
788
1.5
1,600 acres and over
377
0.6
489
0.8
641
1.1
759
1.5
1,600 - 2,239 acres
-
-
-
-
361
0.6
436
0.8
2,240 - 2,879 acres
-
-
-
-
120
0.2
152
0.3
2,880 - 3,519 acres
-
-
-
-
66
0.1
79
0.2
3,520 acres and over
-
-
-
-
94
0.2
92
0.2
Total
67,520
100.0
59,728
100.0
57,211
100.0
51,950
100.0

 

Reference: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture.


Author :  
Kumuduni Kulasekera - Economist /OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
 14 May 2012
For more information:
E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca