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

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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)
(Alberta)
  2001 2006 2001 to 2006
  number % change
Alta.      
Total number of farms 53,652 49,431 -7.9
       
Total farm population1 165,940 155,095 -6.5
Rural farm population 161,720 147,590 -8.7
Urban2 farm population 4,215 7,505 78.1
Total population 2,974,807 3,290,350 10.6
Rural population 569,647 590,499 3.7
Urban population 2,405,160 2,699,851 12.3
  %
Farm population as a % of total population 5.6 4.7 …
Rural farm population as a % of total rural population 28.4 25.0 …
Rural population as a % of total population 19.1 17.9 …

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