Blueberries*: Area, Production, Farm Value, Price and Yield, Ontario, 1986 - 2016


Imperial
Year
Harvested Area (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price (cents/lb) Average Yield (lbs/acre)
2016
x
x
x
..
..
2015
670
2,060
4,560
221.36
3,075
2014
500
2,200
5,598
254.45
4,400
2013
616
1,950
4,560
233.85
3,166
2012
x
x
x
..
..
2011
558
1,914
4,396
229.68
3,430
2010
516
2,280
4,330
189.91
4,419
2009
495
1,976
4,582
231.88
3,992
2008
470
1,840
3,920
213.04
3,915
2007
630
2,290
4,670
203.93
3,635
2006
620
2,320
4,680
201.72
3,742
2005
390
1,120
2,060
183.93
2,872
2004
405
1,360
2,420
177.94
3,358
2003
425
870
1,670
191.95
2,047
2002
400
1,260
2,250
178.57
3,150
2001
440
1,270
2,165
170.47
2,886
2000
455
1,266
1,975
156.00
2,782
1999
440
1,780
2,125
119.38
4,045
1998
435
1,496
2,315
154.75
3,439
1997
550
1,306
2,145
164.24
2,375
1996
580
1,330
1,850
139.10
2,293
1995
560
1,072
1,535
143.19
1,914
1994
590
1,086
1,581
145.58
1,841
1993
585
1,118
1,412
126.30
1,911
1992
575
1,066
1,613
151.31
1,854
1991
575
1,116
1,090
97.67
1,941
1990
575
1,232
1,609
130.60
2,143
1989
440
800
1,746
218.25
1,818
1988
420
780
1,362
174.62
1,857
1987
483
1,151
1,845
160.30
2,383
1986
472
1,155
1,562
135.24
2,447

Metric
Year
Harvested Area (ha) Marketed Production (tonnes) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price ($/tonne) Average Yield (tonnes/ha)
2016
x
x
x
..
..
2015
271
934
4,560
4,880.1
3.4
2014
202
998
5,598
5,609.8
4.9
2013
249
885
4,560
5,155.4
3.5
2012
x
x
x
..
..
2011
226
868
4,396
5,063.5
3.8
2010
209
1,034
4,330
4,186.8
5.0
2009
200
896
4,582
5,112.1
4.5
2008
190
835
3,920
4,696.8
4.4
2007
255
1,039
4,670
4,495.9
4.1
2006
251
1,052
4,680
4,447.3
4.2
2005
158
508
2,060
4,054.9
3.2
2004
164
617
2,420
3,922.9
3.8
2003
172
395
1,670
4,231.9
2.3
2002
162
572
2,250
3,936.8
3.5
2001
178
576
2,165
3,758.3
3.2
2000
184
574
1,975
3,439.3
3.1
1999
178
807
2,125
2,631.9
4.5
1998
176
679
2,315
3,411.6
3.9
1997
223
592
2,145
3,620.9
2.7
1996
235
603
1,850
3,066.6
2.6
1995
227
486
1,535
3,156.8
2.1
1994
239
493
1,581
3,209.5
2.1
1993
237
507
1,412
2,784.4
2.1
1992
233
484
1,613
3,335.9
2.1
1991
233
506
1,090
2,153.3
2.2
1990
233
559
1,609
2,879.2
2.4
1989
178
363
1,746
4,811.6
2.0
1988
170
354
1,362
3,849.6
2.1
1987
195
522
1,845
3,533.9
2.7
1986
191
524
1,562
2,981.5
2.7

* Includes low bush blueberries and high bush blueberries
(a) Does not include government subsidy payments
.. Figures not available
x Data suppressed due to confidentiality restrictions

Reference: Agricultural Statistics for Ontario, OMAFRA; Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Annual Summary Reports, OMAFRA; Fruit and Vegetable Survey, Statistics Canada


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician/OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
15 March 2017
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E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca