Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (New Brunswick)

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Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006)
(New Brunswick)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
  number
N.B.  
Total number of farms 3,554 3,252 3,405 3,034 2,776
Total farm area          
Area in hectares1 408,893 375,631 386,019 388,053 395,228
Farms reporting 3,554 3,252 3,405 3,034 2,776
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 115 116 113 128 142
Total area owned          
Area in hectares1 347,068 315,345 319,527 323,949 324,519
Farms reporting 3,410 3,140 3,250 2,909 2,664
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 102 100 98 111 122
Total area rented or leased from others2          
Area in hectares1 61,824 60,286 66,491 64,104 70,709
Farms reporting 1,145 1,127 1,203 1,155 1,149
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 54 53 55 56 62
Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)          
Area in hectares1 129,475 122,247 135,008 148,883 151,996
Farms reporting 2,913 2,587 2,587 2,521 2,256
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 44 47 52 59 67

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