Table 8  Rabbits

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  1981 1986 1991 1996 2001 2006 % change from 1981 to 1986 % change from 1986 to 1991 % change from 1991 to 1996 % change from 1996 to 2001 % change from 2001 to 2006
Canada
Number of animals 369,344 286,589 323,015 285,366 255,762 206,175 -22 13 -12 -10 -19
Number of farms reporting 9,383 9,048 8,115 6,394 1,859 2,747 -4 -10 -21 -71 48
Average number per farm 39.4 31.7 39.8 44.6 137.6 75.1 -20 26 12 209 -45
 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Number of animals 159 238 121 150 28 16 50 -49 24 -81 -43
Number of farms reporting 15 29 18 16 3 5 93 -38 -11 -81 67
Average number per farm 10.6 8.2 6.7 9.4 9.3 3.2 -23 -18 40 -1 -66
 
Prince Edward Island
Number of animals 406 368 263 488 228 158 -9 -29 86 -53 -31
Number of farms reporting 45 77 51 56 8 17 71 -34 10 -86 113
Average number per farm 9.0 4.8 5.2 8.7 28.5 9.3 -47 8 67 228 -67
 
Nova Scotia
Number of animals 8,480 1,268 2,741 1,442 741 522 -85 116 -47 -49 -30
Number of farms reporting 159 153 161 136 37 59 -4 5 -16 -73 59
Average number per farm 53.3 8.3 17.0 10.6 20.0 8.8 -84 105 -38 89 -56
 
New Brunswick
Number of animals 19,448 1,584 1,648 1,579 1,113 1,209 -92 4 -4 -30 9
Number of farms reporting 128 120 118 102 35 35 -6 -2 -14 -66 0
Average number per farm 151.9 13.2 14.0 15.5 31.8 34.5 -91 6 11 105 8
 
Quebec
Number of animals 93,257 85,460 109,811 105,649 96,213 102,350 -8 28 -4 -9 6
Number of farms reporting 1,755 1,287 1,110 889 327 518 -27 -14 -20 -63 58
Average number per farm 53.1 66.4 98.9 118.8 294.2 197.6 25 49 20 148 -33
 
Ontario
Number of animals 177,189 128,587 115,332 120,801 117,925 75,680 -27 -10 5 -2 -36
Number of farms reporting 3,485 2,805 2,398 1,952 730 881 -20 -15 -19 -63 21
Average number per farm 50.8 45.8 48.1 61.9 161.5 85.9 -10 5 29 161 -47
 
Manitoba
Number of animals 5,830 8,156 13,276 8,620 11,902 9,891 40 63 -35 38 -17
Number of farms reporting 501 643 586 432 99 152 28 -9 -26 -77 54
Average number per farm 11.6 12.7 22.7 20.0 120.2 65.1 9 79 -12 501 -46
 
Saskatchewan
Number of animals 12,064 9,378 25,582 7,057 4,189 1,983 -22 173 -72 -41 -53
Number of farms reporting 818 1,080 1,079 652 119 237 32 0 -40 -82 99
Average number per farm 14.7 8.7 23.7 10.8 35.2 8.4 -41 172 -54 226 -76
 
Alberta
Number of animals 24,859 21,968 21,868 18,982 5,666 5,753 -12 0 -13 -70 2
Number of farms reporting 1,401 1,763 1,605 1,249 237 502 26 -9 -22 -81 112
Average number per farm 17.7 12.5 13.6 15.2 23.9 11.5 -29 9 12 57 -52
 
British Columbia
Number of animals 27,652 29,582 32,373 20,598 17,757 8,613 7 9 -36 -14 -51
Number of farms reporting 1,076 1,091 989 910 264 341 1 -9 -8 -71 29
Average number per farm 25.7 27.1 32.7 22.6 67.3 25.3 5 21 -31 198 -62
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2008, Alternative Livestock on Canadian Farms, catalogue number 23-502-XIE