B.C. agriculture and seafood statistics publications
The publications and reports on this page provide a comprehensive economic overview of the agriculture, apiculture (bee) and seafood sectors in B.C.
On this page:
- Sector Snapshot publication
- Sector tables 2021
- Fast Stats publication
- Export highlights
- Bee survey and production statistics
- Market analysis
- Year in Review publication
Interested in analyzing B.C.'s agriculture data yourself? You can obtain the raw data directly from Statistics Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada. For Statistics Canada data visualization tools, check out The Agriculture Stats Hub.
Additional provincial statistical information can also be obtained from Data BC.
The Sector Snapshot provides a brief summary on the performance of broad sectors within the B.C. agricultural industry. Sector information in the snapshots include:
- International exports
- Sector jobs
|Year||Agriculture, Seafood and Food Processing||Agriculture||Food and Beverage Manufacturing||Seafood|
|2021||(PDF, 336 KB)||(PDF, 314 KB)||(PDF, 173 KB)||(PDF, 374 KB)|
|2020||(PDF, 293 KB)||(PDF, 284 KB)||(PDF, 278 KB)||(PDF, 388 KB)|
|2019||(PDF, 354 KB)||(PDF, 325 KB)||(PDF, 295 KB)||(PDF, 366 KB)|
|2018||(PDF, 330 KB)||(PDF, 275 KB)||(PDF, 348 KB)||(PDF, 349 KB)|
|2017||(PDF, 883 KB)||(PDF, 485 KB)||(PDF, 508 KB)||(PDF, 412 KB)|
British Columbia’s agrifood and seafood industry includes primary production in agriculture, aquaculture, commercial fisheries and the processing of food and beverages. Access the menu below to find downloadable sector tables in Excel format.
|Crops - Field Vegetables - Area, Production, and Value||XLSX, 39 KB|
|Crops - Greenhouse Vegetables - Area, Production, and Value (updated 2023-01-31)||XLSX, 28 KB|
|Crops - Floriculture, Nursery, Sod - Production and Sales||XLSX, 38 KB|
|Crops - Fruits - Area Production and Value||XLSX, 32 KB|
|Crops - Grain and Oilseeds - Select Prices||XLSX, 16 KB|
|Crops - Grains, Oilseeds and other Field Crops - Production||XLSX, 20 KB|
Based on Statistics Canada and Fisheries and Oceans Canada data, Fast Stats provides a detailed and long-term look at B.C.’s agriculture, seafood and food and beverage processing sectors. Information in this publication includes:
- Production and price data
- Employment and economic indicators
- Value of goods
- Income and expenses
The publication of Fast Stats has been discontinued. Sector data for years from 2021 is published in the Sector Tables section on this page.
|2020||(PDF, 3 MB) (Updated March 2022)|
|2019||(PDF, 2.5 MB)|
|2018||(PDF, 3.4 MB)|
|2017||(PDF, 4.3 MB)|
Annual summaries of the B.C. agriculture and seafood industry’s many export commodities and top markets.
|2020||(PDF, 1.6 MB) (Updated March 2022)|
|2019||(PDF, 3 MB)|
|2018||(PDF, 1 MB)|
|2017||(PDF, 1 MB)|
The B.C. Government releases annual summary reports after surveying beekeepers for the farm gate value for the crop year of their sales of wax, pollen, bee stock, pollination and honey. Learn more about the B.C. Bee Production Survey.
|2022||(PDF, 170 KB)|
|2021||(PDF, 170 KB)|
|2020||(PDF, 170 KB)|
|2019||(PDF, 28 KB)|
|2018||(PDF, 22 KB)|
View national and provincial production and value of honey from Statistics Canada.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) provides ongoing market intelligence reports on agriculture, food and seafood. Filter reports by market, sector, type of report and year published.
The Year in Review publications are a compilation of stories and statistics highlighting all the agricultural sectors in B.C.. Information in these two publications include:
- Revenue and sales
- Export highlights and international markets
- Production figures
- Regional distribution of products
Year in Review
|Seafood Year in Review|
|2018||(PDF, 1.8 MB)||(PDF, 1.1 MB)|
|2017||(PDF, 2.6 MB)||(PDF, 2.6 MB)|