Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Alberta (2014-2018, 2018r and 2019p)

  Average (2014-2018) 2018r 2019p
Beekeepers - No. 1,301 1,572 1,474
Colonies - No. 303,356 311,000 303,500
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs 128 124 83
  kg 58 56 37
Total Production lbs 38,854,200 38,564,000 25,067,000
  metric tonnes 17,624 17,493 11,370
Value of Honey ($) 72,912,400 66,472,000 45,962,000

Estimated Production and Value of Honey in Canada** (2014-2018, 2018r and 2019p)

  Average (2014-2018) 2018r 2019p
Beekeepers - No. 9,758 10,661 10,344
Colonies - No. 754,127 790,023 773,182
Average Yield Per Colony * lbs 123 120 104
  kg 56 55 47
Total Production lbs 92,648,200 94,996,000 80,345,000
  metric tonnes 42,025 43,090 36,444
Value of Honey ($)*** 195,980,800 200,816,000 173,036,000
* - 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