Administrative data sources in the production of official statistics – Agriculture

Crop production

Agriculture Producer Information

Statistics Canada uses the following agriculture producer data:

  • contact information for registered agriculture producers.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Grains and field crops

Statistics Canada uses the following grains and field crops data:

  • producer deliveries of grains by province
  • exports of Canadian grain by country of destination.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Maple, honey and bees

Statistics Canada uses the following maple, honey and bees data:

  • maple production
  • honey production
  • honey bee enumeration and colonies.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Organic Farming

Statistics Canada uses the following organic farming data:

  • certified producers
  • certified products.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Farm business

Agricultural business risk management program

Statistics Canada uses the following agricultural business risk management data:

  • insured parties
  • business balance sheet as required for the programs
  • farm revenues, expenses and inventories.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Agriculture Production Insurance

Statistics Canada uses the following crop, livestock and commodity insurance data:

  • producer/insurer
  • commodity
  • location
  • claims.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Balance sheet of the agriculture sector

Statistics Canada uses the following balance sheet of the agriculture sector data:

  • government administered investment savings accounts
  • farm product quota prices and quantities.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Direct payments to agriculture producers

Statistics Canada uses the following direct payments to agriculture producers data:

  • aggregate government payments made by provincial and federal agriculture agencies and private insurance companies to eligible producers, including any premiums paid.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm capital value

Statistics Canada uses the following farm capital value data:

  • value of farmland and buildings
  • value of farm machinery.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm debt outstanding

Statistics Canada uses the following farm debt outstanding data:

  • type of loan (mortgage, non-mortgage)
  • direct loans outstanding
  • average interest rates on loans
  • interest charged gross of rebates.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm operating expense rebate data

Statistics Canada uses the following farm operating expense rebate data:

  • direct payments made to agriculture producers reducing operating expenses.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm operating expenses

Statistics Canada uses the following farm operating expenses data:

  • farm input prices
  • hatchery chicks and hatching eggs inter-provincial movements
  • irrigation water rates and areas irrigated.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm product prices

Statistics Canada uses the following farm product prices data:

  • prices and marketing of grains and oilseeds
  • prices, number of head and weights of livestock and poultry.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Farm revenue and expenses

Statistics Canada uses the following farm revenue and expenses data:

  • provincial data on quantity/marketings, price and weight of selected livestock and crops
  • federally and provincially inspected slaughter data for major livestock (cattle, calves, hogs, sheep, lambs and horses)
  • deferments and liquidations for crops
  • select interprovincial export values for specific livestock types
  • storage silo capacity as well as seeded and harvested areas for specific crops
  • industry forecasts for upcoming annual production (prices, marketings, revenues and expenses).

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Non-commercial farm production

Statistics Canada uses the following non-commercial farm production data:

  • non-commercial farm product prices
  • feed waste value for major grains.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Supply and disposition for grains and oilseeds

Statistics Canada uses the following other content related to supply and disposition for grains and oilseeds data:

  • farm-level provincial supply and disposition tables for grains and oilseeds
  • estimations of ending inventory, marketings and seed use.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Animal production

Alternative livestock

Statistics Canada uses the following alternative livestock production data:

  • registered agriculture producers of dairy goats.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Cattle, pigs and sheep

Statistics Canada uses the following cattle, pigs and sheep data:

  • livestock supply and disposition
  • livestock slaughter
  • livestock trade
  • red meat food availability statistics.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Cash receipts data for dairy products

Statistics Canada uses the following cash receipts data for dairy products data:

  • off-farm sales of milk and cream
  • cash receipts from the sale of milk products.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Commercial sales data for dairy products

Statistics Canada uses the following commercial sales data for dairy products data:

  • sales of fluid milk and cream – monthly purchases and end use of milk processors.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Dairy production data

Statistics Canada uses the following dairy production data:

  • registered agriculture producers
  • production quantity and livestock proxies.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Poultry and egg production

Statistics Canada uses the following poultry and egg production data:

  • egg production data
  • egg and mature chicken prices
  • poultry placements
  • poultry and egg storage stocks
  • poultry interprovincial movements and international imports
  • poultry slaughter.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Poultry production data

Statistics Canada uses the following poultry production data:

  • registered agriculture producers
  • production quantity & quantity proxies for chicken and turkey.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Fur, pelt and wool products

Statistics Canada uses the following fur, pelt and wool products data:

  • quantity and average price of mink and fox pelts sold at auction
  • number of mink and fox on farms
  • number of mink and fox farms.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Production and value of aquaculture products

Statistics Canada uses the following production and value of aquaculture products data:

  • production and value by species and province.

Statistical programs using these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

Agri-food

Food production and sales

Statistics Canada uses the following food supply and disposition data:

  • sugar supply and disposition
  • sugar trade
  • tree nut production data
  • food availability and food availability adjusted for losses for specific commodities.

The following statistical program uses these data for statistical and research purposes only:

Personal information is not included in these data.

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