Farm population and total population by rural and urban population, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population) (Canada)

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Farm population and total population by rural and urban population, by province, (2001 and 2006 Census of Agriculture and Census of Population)
(Canada)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % change
Canada      
Total number of farms 246,923 229,373 -7.1
       
Total farm population1 729,405 684,260 -6.2
Rural farm population 697,960 642,715 -7.9
Urban2 farm population 31,445 41,540 32.1
Total population 29,914,315 31,511,587 5.3
Rural population 6,053,467 6,216,135 2.7
Urban population 23,860,848 25,295,452 6.0
  %
Farm population as a % of total population 2.4 2.2 …
Rural farm population as a % of total rural population 11.5 10.3 …
Rural population as a % of total population 20.2 19.7 …

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