2021 Census Teacher's Kit—Activity 3—2016 and 2011 proportion of cropland throughout Canada

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2016 and 2011 proportion of cropland throughout Canada

Proportion of cropland, Canada (excluding territories), 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 84.1 79.8
Hay 15.1 19.4
Fruits 0.4 0.4
Sod and nursery 0.1 0.1
Vegetables 0.3 0.3
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Newfoundland and Labrador, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 8.4 8.0
Hay 79.2 76.2
Fruits 4.4 6.9
Sod and nursery 3.8 4.6
Vegetables 4.1 4.3
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Prince Edward Island, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 65.7 65.0
Hay 30.1 31.2
Fruits 3.6 3.1
Sod and nursery 0.1 0.1
Vegetables 0.6 0.6
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Nova Scotia, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 23.7 18.8
Hay 54.8 58.9
Fruits 18.3 18.7
Sod and nursery 1.1 1.2
Vegetables 2.2 2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, New Brunswick, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 39.2 40.8
Hay 46.6 49.7
Fruits 13.2 8.5
Sod and nursery 0.4 0.4
Vegetables 0.5 0.5
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Quebec, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 60.1 54.5
Hay 35.2 40.9
Fruits 2.3 2.1
Sod and nursery 0.4 0.5
Vegetables 2.0 2.0
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Ontario, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percent of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 78.4 74.1
Hay 19.1 23.3
Fruits 0.6 0.6
Sod and nursery 0.5 0.6
Vegetables 1.5 1.5
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Manitoba, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 86.8 82.9
Hay 13.1 17.0
Fruits 0.0 0.0
Sod and nursery 0.0 0.0
Vegetables 0.0 0.0
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Saskatchewan, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 90.7 87.4
Hay 9.2 12.6
Fruits 0.0 0.0
Sod and nursery 0.0 0.0
Vegetables 0.0 0.0
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, Alberta, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 83.2 78.6
Hay 16.7 21.3
Fruits 0.0 0.0
Sod and nursery 0.1 0.1
Vegetables 0.0 0.0
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
Proportion of cropland, British Columbia, 2011 and 2016
Composition of cropland Percentage of cropland
2016 2011
Field crops 33.7 29.8
Hay 60.0 64.1
Fruits 4.4 4.1
Sod and nursery 0.8 0.9
Vegetables 1.1 1.1
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2011 and 2016.
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