The Census of Agriculture provides the only comprehensive and integrated profile of the physical, economic, social and environmental aspects of Canada’s agriculture industry. It is conducted every five years. The data are needed in order to make informed decisions about business management strategies, agricultural policies, programs and services that directly affect farmers and rural communities.
In preparation for the 2021 Census of Population and the 2021 Census of Agriculture, Statistics Canada is conducting census tests to evaluate the new and modified questions included in the questionnaires, as well as collection procedures and tools. Testing ensures that quality data are available in 2021 to support a wide variety of programs. From questionnaire design to data collection, we are conducting most of the activities that will be performed for the 2021 Census of Agriculture.
Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.
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Data are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, Revised Statutes of Canada, 1985, Chapter S-19.
By law, Statistics Canada is prohibited from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent, or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Statistics Canada will use the information from this survey for statistical purposes only.
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To enhance the data from this survey and reduce response burden, Statistics Canada may combine the information you provide with data from other surveys or administrative sources.
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Topics covered in the survey
The survey asks questions about
- crop areas
- livestock inventories
- market value.
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Statistics Canada publishes the results of its surveys in many formats. To find all the documents related to this survey, follow the links below and type the name of the survey in the search engine located at the left of your screen to filter the results.
Data: You will find tables, profiles of a community or region, thematic maps, public use microdata files, and data visualization tools.
Analysis: You will have direct access to Stats in brief (e.g., releases from The Daily, fact sheets), articles and reports, and journals and periodicals.
- For more information about this survey (questionnaires, definitions, data sources and methods used): survey number 3438