Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Nova Scotia)
|Total number of farms||4,283||3,980||4,453||3,923||3,795|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||416,507||397,031||427,324||407,046||403,044|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||97||100||96||104||106|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||359,440||344,078||373,970||353,785||x|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||87||89||87||93||x|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||57,067||52,954||53,354||53,261||x|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||42||41||39||42||x|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||109,512||106,231||112,364||119,219||116,609|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||32||33||34||38||39|
| 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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