Farm Operators' Income from Farm and Off-Farm Sources, by Region, 2007


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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
4,810
4,015
3,330
3,440
1,645
1,080
18,320
Number of farms
3,735
3,135
2,565
2,325
970
585
13,310
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
61,367
113,514
182,343
374,308
342,996
482,277
1,552,847
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
70,776
102,210
158,496
308,693
284,349
407,291
1,328,460
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-9,409
11,303
23,847
65,615
58,647
74,986
224,387
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-1,956
2,815
7,161
19,074
35,652
69,431
12,248
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
212,646
160,621
121,149
87,157
32,104
49,575
663,251
Average per operator
( $ )
44,209
40,005
36,381
25,336
19,516
45,903
36,204
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
203,237
171,925
144,996
152,772
90,751
124,560
887,638
Average per operator
( $ )
42,253
42,821
43,542
44,410
55,168
115,334
48,452

 

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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
4,475
3,090
2,515
3,125
2,120
1,080
16,400
Number of farms
3,455
2,320
1,935
2,275
1,330
670
11,985
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
56,676
81,883
139,034
364,038
461,717
649,316
1,750,273
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
71,004
85,840
136,046
298,537
387,608
575,769
1,552,462
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-14,328
-3,956
2,988
65,500
74,110
73,548
197,811
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,202
-1,280
1,188
20,960
34,957
68,100
12,062
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
218,780
115,689
96,761
83,873
38,168
33,340
586,542
Average per operator
( $ )
48,889
37,440
38,473
26,839
18,004
30,870
35,765
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
204,452
111,732
99,749
149,373
112,278
106,888
784,353
Average per operator
( $ )
45,688
36,159
39,662
47,799
52,961
98,970
47,826

 

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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
2,510
1,280
995
950
625
315
6,680
Number of farms
2,000
980
795
660
355
165
4,955
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
31,707
34,604
54,683
110,890
119,545
187,479
532,838
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
42,694
38,084
56,030
94,899
103,426
168,092
497,674
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-10,987
-3,480
-1,347
15,991
16,119
19,387
35,163
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-4,377
-2,718
-1,354
16,832
25,790
61,546
5,264
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
118,790
53,535
26,566
34,172
18,411
4,981
256,455
Average per operator
( $ )
47,327
41,824
26,700
35,970
29,458
15,812
38,391
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
107,803
50,055
25,219
50,163
34,530
24,368
291,618
Average per operator
( $ )
42,950
39,106
25,346
52,803
55,248
77,358
43,655

 

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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
2,080
1,265
915
1,370
955
505
7,090
Number of farms
1,510
970
670
975
540
270
4,925
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
23,766
33,303
47,946
148,570
185,502
202,832
639,697
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
33,763
36,033
41,252
122,118
143,141
164,702
539,346
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-9,998
-2,730
6,694
26,452
42,361
38,130
100,351
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-4,807
-2,158
7,316
19,308
44,357
75,505
14,154
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
84,228
41,927
24,377
26,023
10,925
4,926
192,274
Average per operator
( $ )
40,494
33,144
26,642
18,995
11,440
9,754
27,119
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
74,230
39,197
31,071
52,474
53,286
43,056
292,626
Average per operator
( $ )
35,688
30,986
33,958
38,302
55,797
85,259
41,273

 

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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
730
420
310
140
110
25
1,730
Number of farms
640
315
245
90
-
-
1,385
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
10,778
10,876
15,873
14,028
-
-
91,515
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
13,640
10,056
16,092
11,378
-
-
81,659
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-2,862
820
-220
2,650
-
-
9,856
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,920
1,952
-709
18,927
-
-
5,697
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
30,971
9,413
10,438
3,511
-
-
54,584
Average per operator
( $ )
42,426
22,412
33,671
25,078
-
-
31,552
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
28,109
10,233
10,218
6,161
-
-
64,440
Average per operator
( $ )
38,505
24,364
32,962
44,006
-
-
37,249

 

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
$500,000
and
over
Total
Number of operators
14,685
10,060
8,110
9,030
5,470
3,015
50,370
Number of farms
11,420
7,730
6,260
6,335
3,290
1,690
36,730
Total
operating revenue
($ '000)
185,188
274,516
442,576
1,013,509
1,144,013
1,514,288
4,578,166
Total
operating expensesa
($ '000)
235,585
272,564
411,521
837,099
945,634
1,307,507
4,013,566
Net
operating income
($ '000)
-50,396
1,951
31,056
176,410
198,379
206,781
564,601
Average
per
operator
( $ )
-3,432
194
3,829
19,536
36,267
68,584
11,209
Total
off-farm income b
($ '000)
672,926
381,200
279,228
234,736
100,042
92,802
1,760,959
Average per operator
( $ )
45,824
37,893
34,430
25,995
18,289
30,780
34,960
Total
income of operators
($ '000)
622,530
383,152
310,283
411,145
298,421
299,583
2,325,559
Average per operator
( $ )
42,392
38,087
38,259
45,531
54,556
99,364
46,170

 

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: 30 June 2010