Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2011-2015, 2015r and 2016p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2011-2015, 2015r and 2016p)
Alberta:
Average (2011-2015)
2015r
2016p
Beekeepers - No.
930
1064
1400
Colonies - No.
282,176
296,880
305,000
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
128
133
125
kg
58
60
57
Total Production lbs
36,042,200
39,461,000
38,125,000
metric tonnes
16,349
17,899
17,293
Value of Honey ($)
72,951,200
84,555,000
56,859,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2011-2015, 2015r and 2016p)
Canada:
Average (2011-2015)
2015r
2016p
Beekeepers - No.
8,405
8,615
9,859
Colonies - No.
683,523
726,008
750,155
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
124
127
123
kg
56
57
56
Total Production lbs
84,941,200
92,011,000
92,184,000
metric tonnes
38,529
41,736
41,814
Value of Honey ($)***
185,580,800
210,483,000
157,805,000
* - 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
Source: Statistics Canada
 
 
 
 
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This information published to the web on March 7, 2003.
Last Reviewed/Revised on December 23, 2016.