Chart 2
Total vegetable area, Canada, selected provinces and regions, 1931 to 2011

hectares 0 20 000 40 000 60 000 80 000 100 000 120 000 140 000 1931 1951 1971 1991 2011 Atlantic regionAtlantic region QuebecQuebec OntarioOntario Prairie regionPrairie region British ColumbiaBritish Columbia
Note(s):
The definition of a census farm changed between 1921 and 2011. These changes affect the comparability of data among censuses. Starting in 1951, the Atlantic provinces include Newfoundland and Labrador after this province joined Canada in 1949.
Source(s):
Census of Agriculture, CANSIM 004-0003.

Chart description


This is a combined line chart.

Total vegetable area, Canada, selected provinces and regions, 1931 to 2011, hectares
  Atlantic region Quebec Ontario Prairie region British Columbia
1931 .. 9 511 26 833 1 781 3 439
1936 .. .. .. .. ..
1941 .. 12 498 27 698 3 786 4 422
1946 .. .. .. .. ..
1951 2 185 19 589 39 827 6 112 4 828
1956 2 944 20 928 40 496 8 337 5 202
1961 3 511 26 035 44 780 8 502 4 982
1966 6 269 26 781 49 379 7 561 6 387
1971 6 416 32 700 51 187 5 481 7 250
1976 8 835 33 722 57 937 6 927 7 464
1981 8 774 32 544 61 609 6 422 7 867
1986 8 392 32 804 62 340 5 467 7 568
1991 8 443 36 575 62 521 6 779 8 275
1996 8 151 40 313 64 131 7 988 7 117
2001 6 022 43 501 68 856 8 194 7 277
2006 5 083 42 223 62 967 7 951 6 957
2011 4 890 37 657 52 445 6 738 6 591
Note(s):
The definition of a census farm changed between 1921 and 2011. These changes affect the comparability of data among censuses. Starting in 1951, the Atlantic provinces include Newfoundland and Labrador after this province joined Canada in 1949.
Source(s):
Census of Agriculture, CANSIM 004-0003.
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