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

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Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006)
(Saskatchewan)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
  number
Sask.  
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
Farms reporting 63,431 60,840 56,995 50,598 44,329
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
Farms reporting 57,933 56,183 52,925 47,466 42,270
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
Farms reporting 34,015 32,629 30,915 27,203 24,130
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
Farms reporting 61,217 58,650 54,226 48,055 41,056
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 218 229 266 320 364

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