Archived - Area of fruit, berries and nuts, vegetables, sod, nursery and greenhouse products, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006) (Canada)

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Archived - Area of fruit, berries and nuts, vegetables, sod, nursery and greenhouse products, by province (Census of Agriculture, 1986 to 2006)
(Canada)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
Canada          
Total number of farms 293,089 280,043 276,548 246,923 229,373
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 87,317 91,628 99,191 104,504 110,069
Farm reporting 15,191 13,491 14,302 12,158 12,447
Percentage of total farms 5.2 4.8 5.2 4.9 5.4
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 7 7 9 9
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 116,573 122,594 127,697 133,851 125,181
Farm reporting 11,758 10,708 11,440 9,829 9,499
Percentage of total farms 4.0 3.8 4.1 4.0 4.1
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 10 11 11 14 13
Sod          
Area in hectares1 20,074 26,797 21,964 22,467 27,960
Farm reporting 410 498 422 359 404
Percentage of total farms 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.2
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 49 54 52 63 69
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 13,575 19,689 21,521 22,776 24,953
Farm reporting 2,284 3,846 4,844 4,530 3,825
Percentage of total farms 0.8 1.4 1.8 1.8 1.7
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 5 4 5 7
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 7,188,571 8,438,666 12,740,665 17,933,961 21,963,257
Farm reporting 4,874 4,986 6,422 6,071 5,613
Percentage of total farms 1.7 1.8 2.3 2.5 2.4
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 1,475 1,692 1,984 2,954 3,913