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

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Quebec)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
Que.          
All operators in the province1,2 47,390 100.0 45,470 100.0 -4.1
  Under 35 6,510 13.7 5,155 11.3 -20.8
  35 to 54 28,625 60.4 25,635 56.4 -10.4
  55 and older 12,255 25.9 14,680 32.3 19.8
  Median age 46 … 49 … 6.5
Males 35,195 74.3 33,645 74.0 -4.4
  Under 35 4,850 10.2 4,000 8.8 -17.5
  35 to 54 20,470 43.2 18,160 39.9 -11.3
  55 and older 9,875 20.8 11,485 25.3 16.3
  Median age 47 … 49 … 4.3
Females 12,190 25.7 11,825 26.0 -3.0
  Under 35 1,660 3.5 1,155 2.5 -30.4
  35 to 54 8,155 17.2 7,475 16.4 -8.3
  55 and older 2,380 5.0 3,195 7.0 34.2
  Median age 45 … 48 … 6.7

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