Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Saskatchewan)
|Total number of farms||63,431||60,840||56,995||50,598||44,329|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||26,599,354||26,865,488||26,569,062||26,265,645||26,002,605|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||419||442||466||519||587|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||16,521,057||16,412,738||16,077,643||16,039,717||15,652,161|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||285||292||304||338||370|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||10,078,297||10,452,751||10,491,419||10,225,928||10,350,444|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||296||320||339||376||429|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||13,325,811||13,458,915||14,398,651||15,375,929||14,960,103|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||218||229||266||320||364|
|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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