Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta and Canada (2008-2012, 2012r and 2013p)

 
 
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Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2008-2012, 2012r and 2013p)
Alberta:
Average (2008-2012)
2012r
2013p
Beekeepers - No.
751
883
900
Colonies - No.
259,200
278,400
280,000
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
125
136
115
kg
57
62
52
Total Production lbs
32,347,200
38,000,000
32,200,000
metric tonnes
14,673
17,237
14,606
Value of Honey ($)
54,066,000
68,340,000
70,054,000
Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2008-2012, 2012r and 2013p)
Canada:
Average (2008-2012)
2012r
2013p
Beekeepers - No.
7,477
8,312
8,483
Colonies - No.
622,088
690,037
672,094
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs
125
132
112
kg
57
60
51
Total Production lbs
77,502,400
90,759,000
75,488,000
metric tonnes
35,155
41,168
34,241
Value of Honey ($)***
140,506,200
176,206,000
176,153,000
* - 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 September 15, 2014.