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

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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)
(British Columbia)
  1986 1991 1996 2001 2006
B.C.          
Total number of farms 19,063 19,225 21,835 20,290 19,844
Total fruit, berries and nuts          
Area in hectares1 17,984 18,455 18,317 19,558 19,822
Farm reporting 4,358 4,195 4,612 3,988 4,174
Percentage of total farms 22.9 21.8 21.1 19.7 21.0
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 4 4 4 5 5
Total vegetables (excluding greenhouse vegetables)          
Area in hectares1 7,568 8,275 7,117 7,277 6,957
Farm reporting 1,364 1,532 1,916 1,802 1,705
Percentage of total farms 7.2 8.0 8.8 8.9 8.6
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 6 5 4 4 4
Sod          
Area in hectares1 639 929 936 837 844
Farm reporting 48 62 78 64 62
Percentage of total farms 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.3 0.3
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 13 15 12 13 14
Total nursery products          
Area in hectares1 1,566 2,373 3,213 4,207 4,505
Farm reporting 501 1,131 1,453 1,377 1,196
Percentage of total farms 2.6 5.9 6.7 6.8 6.0
Average area in hectares per farm reporting 3 2 2 3 4
Total greenhouse products          
Area in square metres2 1,306,123 1,787,225 2,834,332 4,552,771 5,293,197
Farm reporting 801 927 1,290 1,290 1,170
Percentage of total farms 4.2 4.8 5.9 6.4 5.9
Average area in square metres per farm reporting 1,631 1,928 2,197 3,529 4,524