Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Ontario)
|Total number of farms||72,713||68,633||67,520||59,728||57,211|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||5,646,582||5,451,379||5,616,860||5,466,233||5,386,453|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||78||79||83||92||94|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||4,229,662||4,001,527||3,951,596||3,793,190||3,597,531|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||62||61||61||66||65|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||1,416,920||1,449,852||1,665,264||1,673,043||1,788,922|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||58||65||69||76||83|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||3,457,966||3,411,667||3,544,927||3,656,705||3,660,941|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||52||56||60||68||73|
|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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