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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2012-2016, 2016r and 2017p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2012-2016, 2016r and 2017p)
Alberta:
Average (2012-2016)
2016r
2017p
Beekeepers - No.
1,156
1,453
1,360
Colonies - No.
295,576
309,000
311,000
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
127
130
128
kg
58
59
58
Total Production lbs
37,627,800
40,170,000
39,808,000
metric tonnes
17,068
18,221
18,057
Value of Honey ($)
73,618,000
62,388,000
68,454,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2012-2016, 2016r and 2017p)
Canada:
Average (2012-2016)
2016r
2017p
Beekeepers - No.
9,315
10,027
10,544
Colonies - No.
729,388
726,008
750,155
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
121
123
117
kg
55
56
53
Total Production lbs
88,161,800
94,578,000
92,108,000
metric tonnes
39,990
42,900
41,780
Value of Honey ($)***
191,661,200
169,260,000
188,039,000
* - 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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