Total farm area, land tenure and land in crops, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Alberta)
|Total number of farms||57,777||57,245||59,007||53,652||49,431|
|Total farm area|
|Area in hectares1||20,655,340||20,811,002||21,029,228||21,067,486||21,095,393|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||358||364||356||393||427|
|Total area owned|
|Area in hectares1||12,053,840||12,329,826||12,684,827||12,424,484||12,154,036|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||224||229||227||243||256|
|Total area rented or leased from others2|
|Area in hectares1||8,601,501||8,481,176||8,344,401||8,643,002||8,941,357|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||313||325||324||354||388|
|Land in crops (excluding Christmas tree area)|
|Area in hectares1||9,162,524||9,292,044||9,546,547||9,728,181||9,621,606|
|Average area in hectares per farm reporting||175||183||190||211||234|
|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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