Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Prince Edward Island)
|Total number of farms||2,833||2,361||2,217||1,845||1,700|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||272,433||258,875||265,217||261,482||250,859|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||96||110||120||142||148|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||200,168||185,291||191,110||193,243||180,055|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||75||82||89||107||108|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||72,265||73,583||74,107||68,239||70,803|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||58||68||71||78||85|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||156,498||154,103||170,361||175,488||171,296|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||62||74||88||104||112|
|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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