Table 4 Wild boars

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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 .. .. 4,691 37,659 33,131 20,898 .. .. 703 -12 -37
Number of farms reporting .. .. 58 296 505 256 .. .. 410 71 -49
Average number per farm .. .. 80.9 127.2 65.6 81.6 .. .. 57 -48 24
 
Newfoundland and Labrador
Number of animals .. .. 0 0 0 0 .. .. .. .. ..
Number of farms reporting .. .. 0 0 0 0 .. .. .. .. ..
Average number per farm .. .. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .. .. .. .. ..
 
Prince Edward Island
Number of animals .. .. 0 0 0 0 .. .. .. .. ..
Number of farms reporting .. .. 0 0 0 0 .. .. .. .. ..
Average number per farm .. .. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 .. .. .. .. ..
 
Nova Scotia
Number of animals .. .. 0 x x x .. .. .. x x
Number of farms reporting .. .. 0 2 2 1 .. .. .. 0 -50
Average number per farm .. .. 0.0 x x x .. .. .. x x
 
New Brunswick
Number of animals .. .. 0 0 x x .. .. .. .. x
Number of farms reporting .. .. 0 0 1 1 .. .. .. .. 0
Average number per farm .. .. 0.0 0.0 x x .. .. .. .. x
 
Quebec
Number of animals .. .. 1,987 4,002 2,908 2,304 .. .. 101 -27 -21
Number of farms reporting .. .. 28 66 66 46 .. .. 136 0 -30
Average number per farm .. .. 71.0 60.6 44.1 50.1 .. .. -15 -27 14
 
Ontario
Number of animals .. .. 646 2,007 1,499 1,006 .. .. 211 -25 -33
Number of farms reporting .. .. 12 35 58 38 .. .. 192 66 -34
Average number per farm .. .. 53.8 57.3 25.8 26.5 .. .. 7 -55 3
 
Manitoba
Number of animals .. .. x 7,559 3,285 2,514 .. .. x -57 -23
Number of farms reporting .. .. 6 70 56 24 .. .. 1,067 -20 -57
Average number per farm .. .. x 108.0 58.7 104.8 .. .. x -46 79
 
Saskatchewan
Number of animals .. .. x 18,686 15,633 12,108 .. .. x -16 -23
Number of farms reporting .. .. 2 76 150 81 .. .. 3,700 97 -46
Average number per farm .. .. x 245.9 104.2 149.5 .. .. x -58 43
 
Alberta
Number of animals .. .. 862 4,499 8,067 2,608 .. .. 422 79 -68
Number of farms reporting .. .. 7 42 128 53 .. .. 500 205 -59
Average number per farm .. .. 123.1 107.1 63.0 49.2 .. .. -13 -41 -22
 
British Columbia
Number of animals .. .. 632 x x x .. .. x x x
Number of farms reporting .. .. 3 5 44 12 .. .. 67 780 -73
Average number per farm .. .. 210.7 x x x .. .. x x x
Table source: Statistics Canada, 2008, Alternative Livestock on Canadian Farms, catalogue number 23-502-XIE