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

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Ontario)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
Ont.          
All operators in the province1,2 85,015 100.0 82,410 100.0 -3.1
  Under 35 8,980 10.6 7,070 8.6 -21.3
  35 to 54 44,150 51.9 40,275 48.9 -8.8
  55 and older 31,885 37.5 35,060 42.5 10.0
  Median age 50 … 52 … 4.0
Males 62,215 73.2 58,875 71.4 -5.4
  Under 35 6,590 7.8 5,140 6.2 -22.0
  35 to 54 31,215 36.7 27,780 33.7 -11.0
  55 and older 24,410 28.7 25,960 31.5 6.3
  Median age 50 … 52 … 4.0
Females 22,805 26.8 23,535 28.6 3.2
  Under 35 2,390 2.8 1,935 2.3 -19.0
  35 to 54 12,935 15.2 12,500 15.2 -3.4
  55 and older 7,475 8.8 9,100 11.0 21.7
  Median age 48 … 51 … 6.3

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