Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Newfoundland and Labrador)
|Total number of farms||651||725||742||643||558|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||36,561||47,353||43,836||40,578||36,195|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||56||65||59||63||65|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||13,118||13,210||12,900||12,006||x|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||24||24||24||25||x|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||23,443||34,143||30,935||28,572||x|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||81||88||76||75||x|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||4,876||6,274||7,180||8,435||9,175|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||11||13||14||18||23|
| x : suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act |
1. Conversion factor: 1 hectare equals 2.471 054 13 acres.
2. Total area rented or leased from others includes land; leased from governments, rented or leased from others and crop-shared from others.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture.
Last modified: 2008-10-31.
For more information on the concepts, methods and quality of the data contained in this table, consult the 2006 Census of Agriculture.
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