Tomatoes*: Area, Production, Farm Value, Price and Yield, Ontario, 1979 - 2017


Imperial
Year
Harvested Area (acres) Marketed Production ('000 lbs) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price (cents/lb) Average Yield (lbs/acre)
2017
13,408
1,029,598
93,293
9.06
76,790
2016
15,343
1,073,276
92,651
8.63
69,952
2015
14,201
912,813
73,909
8.10
64,278
2014
11,755
802,466
66,474
8.28
68,266
2013
13,361
757,944
53,042
7.00
56,728
2012
14,551
1,162,176
74,332
6.40
79,869
2011
15,467
954,830
66,755
6.99
61,733
2010
15,035
1,027,448
67,538
6.57
68,337
2009
14,956
1,089,664
81,511
7.48
72,858
2008
17,208
1,227,736
69,714
5.68
71,347
2007
17,897
1,241,954
74,270
5.98
69,395
2006
18,126
1,251,480
77,423
6.19
69,043
2005
18,929
1,301,220
77,521
5.96
68,742
2004
18,264
1,303,780
72,118
5.53
71,385
2003
17,363
1,082,060
64,049
5.92
62,320
2002
19,726
1,237,660
72,015
5.82
62,743
2001
19,381
1,066,880
65,346
6.12
55,048
2000
18,048
900,980
56,723
6.30
49,921
1999
19,066
1,089,880
68,686
6.30
57,164
1998
17,385
1,123,600
69,807
6.21
64,630
1997
20,300
1,088,860
70,110
6.44
53,638
1996
21,655
1,224,435
75,080
6.13
56,543
1995
23,795
1,291,750
87,075
6.74
54,287
1994
25,165
1,297,364
96,041
7.40
51,554
1993
24,615
1,161,895
96,961
8.35
47,203
1992
24,740
945,526
75,547
7.99
38,219
1991
26,277
996,650
75,717
7.60
37,929
1990
32,330
1,324,044
87,200
6.59
40,954
1989
34,302
1,251,398
88,671
7.09
36,482
1988
37,060
1,249,583
87,665
7.02
33,718
1987
31,524
1,198,528
78,880
6.58
38,020
1986
31,786
1,149,028
81,037
7.05
36,149
1985
31,581
1,148,043
78,324
6.82
36,352
1984
35,126
1,280,389
87,537
6.84
36,451
1983
32,326
915,416
59,882
6.54
28,318
1982
30,601
1,101,665
66,375
6.02
36,001
1981
29,902
1,039,491
58,103
5.59
34,763
1980
27,027
878,827
44,724
5.09
32,517
1979
25,770
962,885
46,686
4.85
37,365

Metric
Year
Harvested Area (ha) Marketed Production (tonnes) Farm Value (a) ($' 000) Average Price ($/tonne) Average Yield (tonnes/ha)
2017
5,426
467,018
93,293
199.8
86.1
2016
6,209
486,830
92,651
190.3
78.4
2015
5,747
414,046
73,909
178.5
72.0
2014
4,757
363,993
66,474
182.6
76.5
2013
5,407
343,798
53,042
154.3
63.6
2012
5,889
527,155
74,332
141.0
89.5
2011
6,259
433,104
66,755
154.1
69.2
2010
6,084
466,043
67,538
144.9
76.6
2009
6,052
494,264
81,511
164.9
81.7
2008
6,964
556,892
69,714
125.2
80.0
2007
7,243
563,342
74,270
131.8
77.8
2006
7,335
567,662
77,423
136.4
77.4
2005
7,660
590,224
77,521
131.3
77.0
2004
7,391
591,385
72,118
121.9
80.0
2003
7,027
490,815
64,049
130.5
69.9
2002
7,983
561,394
72,015
128.3
70.3
2001
7,843
483,929
65,346
135.0
61.7
2000
7,304
408,678
56,723
138.8
56.0
1999
7,716
494,362
68,686
138.9
64.1
1998
7,035
509,657
69,807
137.0
72.4
1997
8,215
493,899
70,110
142.0
60.1
1996
8,763
555,395
75,080
135.2
63.4
1995
9,630
585,929
87,075
148.6
60.8
1994
10,184
588,475
96,041
163.2
57.8
1993
9,961
527,027
96,961
184.0
52.9
1992
10,012
428,884
75,547
176.1
42.8
1991
10,634
452,073
75,717
167.5
42.5
1990
13,083
600,577
87,200
145.2
45.9
1989
13,882
567,625
88,671
156.2
40.9
1988
14,998
566,802
87,665
154.7
37.8
1987
12,757
543,644
78,880
145.1
42.6
1986
12,863
521,191
81,037
155.5
40.5
1985
12,780
520,744
78,324
150.4
40.7
1984
14,215
580,775
87,537
150.7
40.9
1983
13,082
415,226
59,882
144.2
31.7
1982
12,384
499,707
66,375
132.8
40.4
1981
12,101
471,506
58,103
123.2
39.0
1980
10,937
398,630
44,724
112.2
36.4
1979
10,429
436,758
46,686
106.9
41.9

* Does not include greenhouse tomato
(a) Does not include government subsidy payments

Reference: Agricultural Statistics for Ontario, OMAFRA; Seasonal Fruit and Vegetable Annual Summary Reports, OMAFRA; Fruit and Vegetable Survey, Statistics Canada; Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers


Author :  
Siva Mailvaganam - Statistician - OMAFRA
Last Reviewed :  
10 May 2018
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E-mail: stats.omafra@ontario.ca