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Table 2.9 Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, 1986 to 2006[an error occurred while processing this directive]11-402-x[an error occurred while processing this directive] [an error occurred while processing this directive]
|Total number of farms||293,089||280,043||276,548||246,923||229,373|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||67,825,757||67,753,700||68,054,956||67,502,447||67,586,739|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||231||242||246||273||295|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||43,218,905||42,961,352||43,060,963||42,265,707||41,377,673|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||158||162||164||180||188|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||24,606,852||24,792,348||24,993,993||25,236,740||26,209,066|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||207||223||224||244||267|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||33,181,235||33,507,780||34,918,733||36,395,151||35,912,247|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||126||135||147||169||184|
|1. Conversion factor: 1 hectare = 2.47 acres.|
|2. Includes land leased from governments, rented or leased from others and crop-shared from others.|
|Source: Statistics Canada, censuses of agriculture, 1986 to 2006.|
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