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Table 31 Farms, by farm type
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 31 farms 2006, 2011 and 2006 to 2011, calculated using number and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2006 2011 2006 to 2011
  number % change
All farms 229,373 205,730 -10.3
Cattle ranching and farming 75,598 49,613 -34.4
Hog and pig farming 6,040 3,470 -42.5
Poultry and egg production 4,578 4,484 -2.1
Sheep and goat farming 3,815 3,924 2.9
Other animal production 26,779 24,124 -9.9
Oilseed and grain farming 61,667 61,692 0.0
Vegetable and melon farming 5,239 4,822 -8.0
Fruit and tree nut farming 8,329 8,253 -0.9
Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production 8,754 7,946 -9.2
Other crop farming 28,574 37,402 30.9

 

Table 32  Farm financial statistics, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 32  farm financial statistics operating revenue, operating expenses and operating margin, calculated using average ($) and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Operating revenueNote p: preliminary Operating expensesNote p: preliminary Operating marginNote p: preliminary
  average ($) %
All farms 355,550 292,002 17.9
Grain and oilseed 305,464 219,655 28.1
Potato 1,245,111 1,011,303 18.8
Other vegetable and melon 496,737 428,262 13.8
Fruit and tree nut 240,222 211,376 12.0
Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture 1,091,324 985,917 9.7
Other crop 106,207 87,599 17.5
Beef cattle and feedlots 250,191 237,236 5.2
Dairy cattle and milk production 562,973 420,989 25.2
Hog and pig 1,791,460 1,702,626 5.0
Poultry and egg 1,198,502 1,021,837 14.7
Other animal 201,756 173,336 14.1

 


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Chart 19 Number and area of farms, Canada

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