Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2007-2011, 2011 and 2012p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2007-2011, 2011 and 2012p)

Alberta:
Average (2007-2011)
2011r
2012p
Beekeepers - No.
719
798
800
Colonies - No.
250,920
274,600
282,000
Average Yield Per Colony*lbs.
122
124
144
kg.
55
56
65
Total Productionlbs.
30,530,000
34,050,000
40,520,000
metric tonnes
13,848
15,445
18,380
Value of Honey ($)
46,323,000
59,168,000
65,938,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2007-2011, 2011 and 2012p)

Canada:
Average (2007-2011)
2011r
2012p
Beekeepers - No.
7,278
7,713
8,126
Colonies - No.
601,931
637,920
706,429
Average Yield Per Colony*lbs.
122
125
129
kg.
55
57
58
Total Productionlbs.
73,231,000
79,824,000
90,877,000
metric tonnes
33,217
36,208
41,222
Value of Honey ($)
122,248,000
150,691,000
172,704,000

* - 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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This information published to the web on March 7, 2003.
Last Reviewed/Revised on March 25, 2013.