Farm Operators' Income from Farm and Off-Farm Sources, by Region, 2006

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; Southern Ontario
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
5,180
3,840
3,150
3,305
1,760
905
18,145
Number of farms
4,170
2,965
2,390
2,260
1,120
475
13,370
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
68,314
105,235
165,615
358,936
388,247
395,907
1,481,489
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
75,036
101,279
135,914
293,092
317,872
329,488
1,252,081
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-6,722
3,956
29,701
65,844
70,375
66,419
229,408
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-1,298
1,030
9,429
19,923
39,986
73,391
12,643
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
224,226
160,080
96,146
76,786
31,615
35,975
625,385
Average per operator
( $ )
43,287
41,688
30,523
23,233
17,963
39,751
34,466
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
217,504
164,037
125,847
142,630
101,990
102,394
854,792
Average per operator
( $ )
41,989
42,718
39,951
43,156
57,949
113,143
47,109

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; Western Ontario
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
3,730
3,075
2,705
3,020
1,850
890
15,255
Number of farms
2,890
2,305
2,015
2,145
1,150
535
11,050
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
48,053
81,370
141,557
348,185
390,707
511,892
1,531,642
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
62,064
77,892
120,746
290,711
329,184
454,837
1,344,253
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-14,011
3,478
20,811
57,474
61,523
57,055
187,389
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,756
1,131
7,693
19,031
33,256
64,107
12,284
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
174,812
113,865
82,669
68,232
30,383
15,201
489,105
Average per operator
( $ )
46,866
37,029
30,562
22,594
16,423
17,080
32,062
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
160,801
117,343
103,480
125,706
91,906
72,256
676,494
Average per operator
( $ )
43,110
38,160
38,255
41,625
49,679
81,186
44,346

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; Central Ontario
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
2,670
1,295
840
840
510
270
6,415
Number of farms
2,090
990
620
545
275
110
4,655
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
33,922
34,394
43,676
92,047
92,560
70,522
439,995
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
47,155
39,244
41,569
75,118
80,366
58,719
420,085
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-13,233
-4,850
2,107
16,930
12,194
11,802
19,910
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-4,956
-3,745
2,509
20,154
23,910
43,712
3,104
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
123,022
51,678
27,704
19,794
10,345
7,939
240,196
Average per operator
( $ )
46,076
39,906
32,981
23,564
20,284
29,402
37,443
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
109,789
46,828
29,811
36,724
22,539
19,741
260,107
Average per operator
( $ )
41,119
36,161
35,489
43,719
44,194
73,115
40,547

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; Eastern Ontario
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
2,155
1,065
805
1,235
890
340
6,495
Number of farms
1,710
865
580
825
465
180
4,630
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
28,074
30,048
42,473
130,892
161,495
143,889
541,640
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
37,410
29,876
36,514
102,016
119,367
116,782
445,878
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-9,336
172
5,958
28,876
42,128
27,107
95,762
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-4,332
161
7,401
23,381
47,335
79,726
14,744
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
79,635
39,644
22,591
19,088
10,607
3,323
175,036
Average per operator
( $ )
36,954
37,224
28,064
15,456
11,918
9,773
26,949
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
70,300
39,816
28,549
47,964
52,735
30,430
270,798
Average per operator
( $ )
32,622
37,385
35,465
38,837
59,253
89,499
41,693

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; Northern Ontario
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
920
495
215
170
140
-
1,965
Number of farms
720
335
165
105
85
-
1,425
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
13,755
12,292
11,053
16,955
32,070
-
91,750
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
17,260
13,184
9,228
13,194
24,368
-
81,545
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-3,506
-892
1,825
3,762
7,702
-
10,205
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,810
-1,803
8,487
22,128
55,014
-
5,193
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
36,345
12,504
6,103
2,800
1,470
-
59,390
Average per operator
( $ )
39,506
25,260
28,386
16,472
10,501
-
30,224
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
32,840
11,611
7,928
6,562
9,172
-
69,594
Average per operator
( $ )
35,695
23,458
36,873
38,600
65,515
-
35,417

 

Gross Farm Revenue Class; The Province
Income
$ 10,000
to
$ 24,999
$25,000
to
$ 49,999
$50,000
to
$ 99,999
$100,000
to
$ 249,999
$250,000
to
$ 499,999
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
14,660
9,775
7,760
8,580
5,150
2,425
48,350
Number of farms
11,580
7,455
5,785
5,895
3,100
1,340
35,155
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
192,121
263,211
405,574
949,625
1,066,931
1,209,099
4,088,964
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
238,900
261,345
344,922
776,231
872,735
1,049,432
3,545,730
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-46,780
1,866
60,652
173,395
194,196
159,667
543,234
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,191
191
7,816
20,209
37,708
65,842
11,235
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
638,373
377,944
236,045
186,869
84,476
67,158
1,591,004
Average per operator
( $ )
43,545
38,664
30,418
21,780
16,403
27,694
32,906
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
591,593
379,811
296,697
360,264
278,672
226,825
2,134,239
Average per operator
( $ )
40,354
38,855
38,234
41,989
54,111
93,536
44,141

 

a Excludes depreciation charges.

b Includes income from wages and salaries, net off-farm self-employment, investments, pensions and other sources.

Note: The table above includes those farm operators involved in a single, unincorporated farm with total operating revenues of $10,000 or more.

Reference: Statistics Canada, Taxation Data Program, Whole Farm Data Base.


Author:
Bill McGee - Coordinator, Statistics Section/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed: 06 July 2009