Thematic maps from the Census of Agriculture
Agricultural operation characteristics
Canada

Farm type

  • Number of census farms [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Cattle ranching and farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Hog and pig farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Poultry and egg production" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Sheep and goat farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Other animal production" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Oilseed and grain farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Vegetable and melon farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Fruit and tree nut farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Greenhouse, nursery and floriculture production" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Number of farms classified under "Other crop farming" in the North American Industry Classification System [2016, 2016 versus 2011]

Operating arrangement

  • Proportion of farms reporting a sole proprietorship as operating arrangement [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Proportion of farms reporting a partnership without a written agreement as operating arrangement [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Proportion of farms reporting a partnership with a written agreement as operating arrangement [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Proportion of farms reporting a family corporation as operating arrangement [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Proportion of farms reporting a non-family corporation as operating arrangement [2016, 2016 versus 2011]
  • Proportion of farms reporting a written succession plan [2016]

Paid agricultural work

  • Proportion of farms reporting employees paid on a year-round basis (full-time) [2015]
  • Proportion of farms reporting employees paid on a year-round basis (part-time) [2015]
  • Proportion of farms reporting employees paid on a seasonal or temporary basis [2015, 2015 versus 2010]
  • Proportion of farms reporting wages or salaries paid to employees [2015, 2015 versus 2010]

Financial characteristics

  • Average total value of land and buildings per farm [2016]
  • Average total value of all farm machinery and equipment per farm [2016]
  • Average total gross farm receipts (excluding forest products sold) per farm [2015]
  • Ratio of sales to total operating expenses [2015, 2015 versus 2010]
  • Farms reporting total gross farm receipts of $250,000 and less [2015, 2015 intensity]
  • Farms reporting total gross farm receipts of more than $250,000 and less than $1 million [2015, 2015 intensity]
  • Farms reporting total gross farm receipts of $1 million and more [2015, 2015 intensity]
  • Proportion of farms reporting selling agricultural products directly to consumers [2015]
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