Census of Agriculture: Farm and Farm Operator Data

Tables: 95-640-X

Description: This Census of Agriculture product provides a comprehensive picture of the agriculture industry across Canada, every five years. It presents detailed farm and farm operator information at the Canada, Province/Territory, Census Agricultural Region (CAR), Census Division (CD) and Census Consolidated Subdivision (CCS) geographic levels.

Farm information includes variables such as farm numbers, farm type, crops, horticulture, greenhouses, mushrooms, maple taps, Christmas trees, land use, land tenure, inputs, manure, irrigation, tillage and seeding practices, land practices and features, livestock, poultry, bees, organic farming, farm capital, farm operating revenues and expenses, direct sales, agricultural paid workers, technologies, renewable energy production and farm succession plans.

Farm operator variables depict the men and women who make the management decisions on Canadian farms. They include number of farm operators, age, sex and average weekly time contribution to farm work and to other paid work.

Notes: This publication was discontinued in 2021. For all data related to the release of Farm and Farm Operator Data please consult the Census of Agriculture portal.
Status: Discontinued
Frequency: Every 5 years
Available formats: HTML (discontinued), PDF (discontinued)
TitlesRelease dateMore Information
Farm and Farm Operator Data, 2016 Census of AgricultureJune 21, 2017
Growing opportunity through innovation in agricultureJune 21, 2017More information
Farmers are adapting to evolving marketsJune 16, 2017More information
Leveraging technology and market opportunities in a diverse horticulture industryJune 7, 2017More information
Seeding decisions harvest opportunities for Canadian farmersJune 2, 2017More information
Production efficiency and prices drive trends in livestockMay 26, 2017More information
A portrait of a 21st Century agricultural operationMay 18, 2017More information
Newfoundland and Labrador farms have the highest rate of direct marketingMay 15, 2017More information
Prince Edward Island has the largest potato crop in Canada May 15, 2017More information
Nova Scotia leads Atlantic Canada in corn and apple areaMay 15, 2017More information
Blueberries: A bright spot for New Brunswick agriculture May 15, 2017More information
Quebec leads in dairy, maple, pigs, and fruits, berries and nutsMay 15, 2017More information
Cropland in Ontario grows despite fewer farmsMay 15, 2017More information
Manitoba: friendly for young farm operatorsMay 15, 2017More information
Saskatchewan remains the breadbasket of CanadaMay 15, 2017More information
Alberta has the most beef cattle in Canada and the second largest total farm areaMay 15, 2017More information
Small farms and direct marketing play a large role in British ColumbiaMay 15, 2017More information
Yukon and the Northwest Territories agricultural trendsMay 15, 2017More information
Farm and Farm Operator Data, 2011 Census of Agriculture - ARCHIVEDMay 10, 2012

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