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

Related tables:   Farms and farm operators.  

Farm operators by sex and age, by province (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture)
(British Columbia)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  Operators
  number % of total number % of total % change
B.C.          
All operators in the province1,2 30,315 100.0 29,870 100.0 -1.5
  Under 35 2,400 7.9 1,770 5.9 -26.3
  35 to 54 16,365 54.0 14,555 48.7 -11.1
  55 and older 11,555 38.1 13,540 45.3 17.2
  Median age 51 … 53 … 3.9
Males 19,335 63.8 18,960 63.5 -1.9
  Under 35 1,480 4.9 1,140 3.8 -23.0
  35 to 54 9,870 32.6 8,755 29.3 -11.3
  55 and older 7,985 26.3 9,065 30.3 13.5
  Median age 52 … 54 … 3.8
Females 10,975 36.2 10,910 36.5 -0.6
  Under 35 920 3.0 635 2.1 -31.0
  35 to 54 6,490 21.4 5,800 19.4 -10.6
  55 and older 3,570 11.8 4,475 15.0 25.4
  Median age 49 … 52 … 6.1

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