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

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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)
(Quebec)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
Que.          
Total number of farms 41,448 38,076 35,991 32,139 30,675
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 15,120 21,622 23,827 24,515 28,244
Farm reporting 2,946 2,399 2,212 1,883 2,013
Percentage of total farms 7.1 6.3 6.1 5.9 6.6
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 5 9 11 13 14
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 32,804 36,575 40,313 43,501 42,223
Farm reporting 3,015 2,634 2,505 2,114 2,052
Percentage of total farms 7.3 6.9 7.0 6.6 6.7
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 11 14 16 21 21
Sod          
Area in hectares1 6,097 7,116 5,689 4,428 6,320
Farm reporting 123 126 84 60 87
Percentage of total farms 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.3
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 50 56 68 74 73
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 2,548 3,402 3,500 3,607 4,281
Farm reporting 453 654 627 627 515
Percentage of total farms 1.1 1.7 1.7 2.0 1.7
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 5 6 6 8
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 1,323,351 1,672,748 2,470,804 2,417,837 2,787,537
Farm reporting 1,283 1,207 1,319 1,159 1,114
Percentage of total farms 3.1 3.2 3.7 3.6 3.6
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 1,031 1,386 1,873 2,086 2,502