Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (Newfoundland and Labrador)

Related tables:   Farms and farm operators.  

Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Newfoundland and Labrador)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
N.L.          
All operators in the province1,2 780 100.0 715 100.0 -8.3
  Under 35 55 7.1 45 6.3 -18.2
  35 to 54 485 62.2 385 53.8 -20.6
  55 and older 245 31.4 280 39.2 14.3
  Median age 50 … 53 … 6.0
Males 620 79.5 550 76.9 -11.3
  Under 35 40 5.1 35 4.9 -12.5
  35 to 54 370 47.4 285 39.9 -23.0
  55 and older 205 26.3 225 31.5 9.8
  Median age 51 … 53 … 3.9
Females 160 20.5 165 23.1 3.1
  Under 35 10 1.3 10 1.4 0.0
  35 to 54 115 14.7 100 14.0 -13.0
  55 and older 35 4.5 55 7.7 57.1
  Median age 48 … 51 … 5.2

For more information on the concepts, methods and quality of the data contained in this table, consult the 2006 Census of Agriculture.