Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture) (New Brunswick)

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(New Brunswick)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
N.B.          
All operators in the province1,2 3,895 100.0 3,695 100.0 -5.1
  Under 35 350 9.0 270 7.3 -22.9
  35 to 54 2,140 54.9 1,820 49.3 -15.0
  55 and older 1,410 36.2 1,605 43.4 13.8
  Median age 50 … 53 … 6.0
Males 3,190 81.9 2,925 79.2 -8.3
  Under 35 275 7.1 200 5.4 -27.3
  35 to 54 1,730 44.4 1,420 38.4 -17.9
  55 and older 1,185 30.4 1,305 35.3 10.1
  Median age 50 … 53 … 6.0
Females 705 18.1 770 20.8 9.2
  Under 35 70 1.8 70 1.9 0.0
  35 to 54 410 10.5 400 10.8 -2.4
  55 and older 225 5.8 300 8.1 33.3
  Median age 49 … 51 … 4.1

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