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

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Saskatchewan)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
Sask.          
All operators in the province1,2 66,275 100.0 59,185 100.0 -10.7
  Under 35 8,135 12.3 5,905 10.0 -27.4
  35 to 54 33,850 51.1 28,360 47.9 -16.2
  55 and older 24,295 36.7 24,920 42.1 2.6
  Median age 49 … 52 … 6.1
Males 51,525 77.7 45,095 76.2 -12.5
  Under 35 6,460 9.7 4,645 7.8 -28.1
  35 to 54 25,600 38.6 21,140 35.7 -17.4
  55 and older 19,465 29.4 19,310 32.6 -0.8
  Median age 50 … 52 … 4.0
Females 14,750 22.3 14,090 23.8 -4.5
  Under 35 1,670 2.5 1,260 2.1 -24.6
  35 to 54 8,250 12.4 7,220 12.2 -12.5
  55 and older 4,830 7.3 5,610 9.5 16.1
  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.