Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Quebec)
|Total number of farms||41,448||38,076||35,991||32,139||30,675|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||3,638,801||3,429,610||3,456,213||3,417,026||3,462,935|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||88||90||96||106||113|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||3,166,015||3,000,832||2,958,514||2,852,881||2,831,857|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||79||81||84||92||95|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||472,785||428,778||497,699||564,145||631,078|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||46||48||51||54||60|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||1,744,396||1,638,453||1,738,811||1,849,938||1,933,274|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||48||53||61||71||81|
|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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