B.C. agriculture and seafood statistics publications

Last updated on June 27, 2024

The publications and reports on this page provide a comprehensive economic overview of the agriculture, apiculture (bee) and seafood sectors in B.C.

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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, please see the Agriculture Stats Hub.

Additional provincial statistical information can also be obtained from Data BC.

Sector Snapshots

A Sector Snapshot provides a brief summary of the performance of broad sectors within the B.C. agriculture, seafood, food and beverage processing, and export industries. Information in a Sector Snapshot includes:

  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • International exports
  • Jobs
  • Sales

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Food and

Beverage Processing

Seafood Export
2022 PDF, 206KB PDF, 196KB PDF, 184KB PDF, 198KB PDF, 203KB
2021 PDF, 336KB PDF, 314KB PDF, 173 KB PDF, 374KB -
2020 PDF, 293KB PDF, 284KB PDF, 278 KB PDF, 388KB -
2019 PDF, 354KB PDF, 325KB PDF, 295 KB PDF, 366KB -
2018 PDF, 330KB PDF, 275KB PDF, 348 KB PDF, 349KB -
2017 PDF, 883KB PDF, 485KB PDF, 508 KB PDF, 412KB -

Sector tables

British Columbia’s agrifood and seafood industry includes primary production in agriculture, aquaculture, commercial fisheries and the processing of food and beverages. Use the menu below to find downloadable sector tables. 

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Bee survey and production statistics

The B.C. government releases annual summary reports after surveying beekeepers for the farm gate value of their sales of wax, pollen, bee stock, pollination and honey. Learn more about the B.C. Bee Production Survey.


View bee survey statistics

Production statistics by year: 

2022 (PDF, 170KB)

2021 (PDF, 170KB)

2020 (PDF, 170KB)

2019 (PDF, 28KB)

2018 (PDF, 22KB)

View national and provincial production and value of honey from Statistics Canada.

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Market analysis

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides ongoing market intelligence reports on agriculture, food and seafood. Filter reports by market, sector, type of report and year published.

Discontinued publications

Fast Stats 

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

Export Highlights 

Annual summaries of the B.C. agriculture and seafood industry’s many export commodities and top markets.

Year in Review

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

* Sector data is published in the Sector Tables section on this page, while Sector Snapshots provide an annual summary of economic data. 

Fast Stats / Export highlights / Year in Review publications

Year Fast Stats Export Highlights Agrifood Year in Review Seafood Year in Review
2020 PDF, 3MB (updated March 2022) PDF, 1.6MB (updated March 2022) -- --
2019 PDF, 2.5MB PDF, 3MB -- --
2018 PDF, 3.4MB PDF, 1MB PDF, 1.8MB PDF, 1.1MB
2017 PDF, 4.3MB PDF, 1MB PDF, 2.6MB PDF, 2.6MB


Global aquaculture production statistics (FAO)

Global capture production statistics (FAO)

View farm cash receipts from Statistics Canada

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