Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2013-2017, 2017r and 2018p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2013-2017, 2017r and 2018p)
Alberta:
Average (2013-2017)
2017r
2018p
Beekeepers - No.
1,165
1,402
1,540
Colonies - No.
296,776
317,000
312,200
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
127
128
120
kg
58
58
54
Total Production lbs
37,781,400
40,576,000
37,464,000
metric tonnes
17,138
18,405
16,994
Value of Honey ($)
74,199,000
71,359,000
64,055,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2013-2017, 2017r and 2018p)
Canada:
Average (2013-2017)
2017r
2018p
Beekeepers - No.
9,324
10,589
10,629
Colonies - No.
729,602
790,668
796,764
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
122
121
117
kg
55
55
53
Total Production lbs
88,942,600
96,012,000
93,217,000
metric tonnes
40,344
43,551
42,283
Value of Honey ($)***
192,074,200
190,104,000
196,566,000
* - Yield rounded to nearest whole number.
** - Does not include Newfoundland and Labrador.
*** - The estimated Canadian value excludes inventory sales except for in Quebec.
r - Revised
p - Preliminary
n/a - Not available

Source: Statistics Canada
 
 
 
 
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