Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2010-2014, 2014r and 2015p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2010-2014, 2014r and 2015p)
Alberta:
Average (2010-2014)
2014r
2015p
Beekeepers - No.
871
1,015
1,000
Colonies - No.
276,000
282,900
295,000
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
127
125
145
kg
58
57
66
Total Production lbs
35,066,000
35,500,000
42,755,000
metric tonnes
15,906
16,103
19,394
Value of Honey ($)
67,286,200
79,788,000
93,418,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2010-2014, 2014r and 2015p)
Canada:
Average (2010-2014)
2014r
2015p
Beekeepers - No.
8,163
8,898
8,533
Colonies - No.
662,379
696,252
721,106
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
125
123
132
kg
57
56
60
Total Production lbs
82,854,800
85,551,000
95,296,000
metric tonnes
37,583
38,806
43,226
Value of Honey ($)***
172,323,600
209,241,000
231,953,000
* - 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 15, 2015.