Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (Prince Edward Island)

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Prince Edward Island)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
P.E.I.          
All operators in the province1,2 2,455 100.0 2,335 100.0 -4.9
  Under 35 265 10.8 215 9.2 -18.9
  35 to 54 1,385 56.4 1,205 51.6 -13.0
  55 and older 805 32.8 915 39.2 13.7
  Median age 48 … 51 … 6.3
Males 2,095 85.3 1,930 82.7 -7.9
  Under 35 225 9.2 185 7.9 -17.8
  35 to 54 1,160 47.3 980 42.0 -15.5
  55 and older 710 28.9 770 33.0 8.5
  Median age 49 … 51 … 4.1
Females 360 14.7 400 17.1 11.1
  Under 35 40 1.6 30 1.3 -25.0
  35 to 54 225 9.2 230 9.9 2.2
  55 and older 95 3.9 145 6.2 52.6
  Median age 46 … 50 … 8.7

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