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

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Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006)
(Manitoba)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
  number
Man.  
Total number of farms 27,336 25,706 24,383 21,071 19,054
Total farm area          
Area in hectares1 7,740,226 7,724,990 7,732,138 7,601,779 7,718,570
Farms reporting 27,336 25,706 24,383 21,071 19,054
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 283 301 317 361 405
Total area owned          
Area in hectares1 4,871,429 4,858,316 4,928,736 4,747,047 4,726,559
Farms reporting 25,091 24,098 23,036 20,031 18,314
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 194 202 214 237 258
Total area rented or leased from others2          
Area in hectares1 2,868,797 2,866,674 2,803,402 2,854,732 2,992,011
Farms reporting 13,552 12,795 12,125 10,708 10,028
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 212 224 231 267 298
Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)          
Area in hectares1 4,519,335 4,761,050 4,699,146 4,714,830 4,701,010
Farms reporting 24,683 23,563 21,527 18,836 16,660
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 183 202 218 250 282

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