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Farm Size

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Farm Size
Location
Year
1-9
10-69
70-129
130-179
180-239
240-399
400-559
650+
Huron 2011 124 450 551 243 273 368 171 287
Huron 2006 148 512 607 292 309 385 192 293
Perth 2011 111 441 585 274 260 271 150 160
Perth 2006 130 489 643 283 287 329 130 147

Context

Farm size

Data source

Statistics Canada, Census of Agriculture, 2016, specifically:
Table 004-0201 Farms classified by total farm area
Table 004-0200 Farms classified by the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Measurement and limitations

See: Census of Agriculture page

Patterns and Trends

The number of farms in Canada is decreasing, but the number of farms is decreasing at a slower rate than it has over the last 20 years. The amount of farmland has not diminished, but the size of the farms is growing in Canada.

 
 
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