Farm operators by highest level of educational attainment, by sex and primary occupation, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population) (Canada)

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Farm operators by highest level of educational attainment, by sex and primary occupation, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population)
(Canada)
  2001 2006
  Total No university degree University degree Total No university degree University degree
  number of farm operators
Canada            
Total farm operators 346,205 316,245 29,955 327,055 294,385 32,670
Male 254,325 234,155 20,170 236,400 214,885 21,515
Female 91,880 82,090 9,790 90,655 79,500 11,150
Primary occupation of farm operators            
Total agriculture occupation 206,095 193,525 12,570 176,150 163,180 12,970
Male 162,820 153,340 9,480 139,180 129,515 9,665
Female 43,275 40,185 3,085 36,970 33,665 3,305
Total non-agricultural occupation 140,110 122,720 17,390 150,905 131,210 19,695
Male 91,500 80,815 10,685 97,220 85,370 11,850
Female 48,605 41,905 6,700 53,680 45,835 7,845

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