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

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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)
(Prince Edward Island)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
P.E.I.          
Total number of farms 2,833 2,361 2,217 1,845 1,700
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 860 844 2,379 3,358 4,195
Farm reporting 140 104 132 166 203
Percentage of total farms 4.9 4.4 6.0 9.0 11.9
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 8 18 20 21
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 1,122 1,238 1,644 1,008 1,103
Farm reporting 182 134 167 124 114
Percentage of total farms 6.4 5.7 7.5 6.7 6.7
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 9 10 8 10
Sod          
Area in hectares1 x 9 10 71 72
Farm reporting 2 3 3 5 3
Percentage of total farms 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.2
Average area in hectares per farm reporting x 3 3 14 24
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 5 13 15 19 5
Farm reporting 6 10 22 12 8
Percentage of total farms 0.2 0.4 1.0 0.7 0.5
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 1 1 1 2 1
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 19,035 26,013 33,075 37,097 45,657
Farm reporting 33 28 53 42 29
Percentage of total farms 1.2 1.2 2.4 2.3 1.7
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 577 929 624 883 1,574