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

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Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(Alberta)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
Alta.          
All operators in the province1,2 76,195 100.0 71,660 100.0 -6.0
  Under 35 8,895 11.7 6,285 8.8 -29.3
  35 to 54 40,425 53.1 35,935 50.1 -11.1
  55 and older 26,870 35.3 29,440 41.1 9.6
  Median age 49 … 52 … 6.1
Males 54,565 71.6 50,195 70.0 -8.0
  Under 35 6,175 8.1 4,360 6.1 -29.4
  35 to 54 27,960 36.7 24,345 34.0 -12.9
  55 and older 20,430 26.8 21,490 30.0 5.2
  Median age 50 … 52 … 4.0
Females 21,630 28.4 21,470 30.0 -0.7
  Under 35 2,725 3.6 1,925 2.7 -29.4
  35 to 54 12,465 16.4 11,595 16.2 -7.0
  55 and older 6,440 8.5 7,950 11.1 23.4
  Median age 47 … 50 … 6.4

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