Information appearing in the Statistics area of the OMAFRA web site are compiled by the Policy Division, to serve as the source of agriculture and food statistics for the province of Ontario. Data are prepared primarily by the OMAFRA staff, in co-operation with the Agriculture Division of Statistics Canada and various government departments and farm marketing boards....more

STATISTICS:
 
horticulture
 
 Horticultural Crops : Fruits, Vegetables, Greenhouse , Honey, Maple Syrup: Production, Harvested Area, Sales, Prices, ... more
 
field crops
 
Field Crops : Harvested Area, Production, Crop Prices, Corn Supply and Disposition...more
 
dairy
 
Dairy :Production of Dairy Products, Sales of Milk and Cream, Milk Shipments, Producers...more
 
livestock
 
 Livestock & Poultry : Number of Cattle, Hogs, Sheep, Poultry on farms , Supply and Disposition Tables, Meat Slaughter...more
 
farm finance
 
Farm Finance : Farm Cash Receipts Ontario and Provinces, Farm Income, Government Payments.... more
 
Food and Beverage
 
Food and Beverage : Manufacturing Revenue/Sales, Production Workers, Food Store and Foodservice Sales, Food Disappearance...more
 
economic indicators
 
Economic Indicators : GDP Ontario Economy, GDP Agri-food Sector, CPI, Employment..... more
 
trade
 
International Trade: Ontario Agri-food Trade Balance, Agri-food Commodities Exports and Imports, Agri-food Ontario Trade with Countries..... more
 
 
Census
 
Census of Agriculture: Number of Farms, Farm Area, Use of Land, County Level Data.....more
 
county profiles
 
County Agriculture Profiles: Number of Farms, Land Use , Farm Type, Field Crops ...more
 
agriculture
 
County Business Profiles: Population, Family Income, Employment, Businesses..more
 
Food and Beverage
 
Summary of Ontario Agriculture:Number of Farm Operators, Farm Area, Major Crops....more
Statistical Summary of Ontario Agriculture:

Statistical Summary of Ontario Agriculture 2011 (html)

Farm Data, Census of Agriculture 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011

Farm Statistics by Farm Size, 2011 Census

Hired Farm Labour, 2011 Census

Area Grown to Major Field Crops, 2011 Census

Number of Livestock and Poultry on Farms, 2011 Census

Area of Major Fruit Crops, 2011 Census

Area Harvested of Major Vegetable Crops, 2011 Census

Area of Greenhouse Crops, 2011 Census

Machinery on Farms, 2011 Census

Farm Capital Value, 2011 Census

Farm Income Statistics, 2011

Top Commodities in Terms of Market Receipts, 2011

Farm Statistics, 2011 Census (number)
Item Ontario
Number of farm operators
74,840
Total number of farms
51,950
Number of farms with sales over $25,000
30,589
Number of farms with sales over $100,000
17,680
Number of farms with sales over $250,000
10,950
Farms reporting under 53 hectares
27,201
Farms reporting 53 to 161 hectares
16,230
Farms reporting 162 hectares and over
8,519


Farm Statistics, 2011 Census (hectares)
Item Ontario
Total area of Farms
5,126,653
Total cropland
3,613,821
Summer fallow
9,490
Pasture
661,081
Christmas tree area, woodland and wetland
652,533
All other land
189,720
Total area owned (historical basis)
3,622,767
Total area rented or crop shared (historical basis)
1,643,398


Hired Farm Labour, 2011 Census (number)
Item
Ontario
Farms reporting any hired labour
16,119


Hired Farm Labour, 2011 Census (weeks)
Item
Ontario
Year-round labour
1,405,252
Seasonal labour
812,057
Total labour
2,217,309


Area Grown to Major Field Crops, 2011 Census (hectares)
Item
Ontario
Hay
840,900
Soybeans
997,497
Grain corn
822,465
Winter wheat
445,155
Silage corn
109,953
Barley
51,347
Spring wheat
46,394
Mixed grain
42,962
Dry field beans
37,477
Oats
28,749
Fall rye
13,328
Tobacco
-
Canola
35,725


Number of Livestock and Poultry on Farms, 2011 Census
( '000 head or '000 birds)
Item
Ontario
Dairy cows
318
Beef cows
282
Steers
291
All heifers
373
Calves
457
Total cattle and calves
1,741
Sows and gilts
281
Total pigs
3,089
Total sheep and lambs
353
Broilers and roasters
31,901
Laying hens and pullets
13,207
Turkeys
3,484


Area of Major Fruit Crops, 2011 Census (hectares)

Item
Ontario
Grapes
7,439
Apples
6,406
Peaches
2,612
Strawberries
1,329
Sour cherries
948
Pears
560
Plums and prunes
435
Raspberries
365
Sweet cherries
233


Area of Major Vegetable Crops, 2011 Census (hectares)

Item
Ontario
Sweet corn
10,336
Potatoes
15,129
Green peas
6,119
Tomatoes (excluding greenhouse)
6,710
Green and wax beans
3,717
Carrots
3,988
Pumpkin and squash
3,338
Dry onions
2,613
Cucumbers (excluding greenhouse)
1,410
Peppers
1,575
Broccoli
1,824
Cabbage
1,357
Asparagus
1,100


Area of Greenhouse Crops, 2011 Census ('000 sq m)

Item
Ontario
Vegetables
8,009
Flowers
3,957


Machinery on Farms, 2011 Census (number)
Item
Ontario
Tractors
171,406
Combines
14,282
Balers
28,916
Farms reporting computers for farm management
30,381


Farm Capital Value, 2011 Census ( $ million )

Item
Ontario
Market value of land and buildings
75,818
Machinery and equipment
7,616
Livestock and poultry
2,269


Farm Income Statistics, 2011 ($ million )

Item
Ontario
+ Total crop receipts
5,629
+ Total livestock receipts
5,249
= Total market receipts
10,878
+ Total payments
281
Total farm cash receipts
11,159
- Operating expenses after rebates
9,255
= Net cash income (receipts less expenses)
1,904
- Depreciation
1,313
+ Income-in-kind
9
= Realized net farm income
600


Top Commodities in terms of Market Receipts, 2011 ( $ million )
Item
Ontario
Dairy products
1,895
Vegetables (including greenhouse)
1,272
Soybeans
1,077
Corn
1,338
Cattle and calves
1,028
Floriculture and nursery
784
Poultry
891
Hogs
902
Eggs
301
Wheat
315
Fruit
203
Potatoes
103
Dry beans
70