Industrial Hemp Statistics

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Information on available statistics such as Canadian farm cash receipts, harvested area, imports and exports, production and yield as well as Canadian export share by country.

Canada: Total Number of Hectares Licensed For Hemp Cultivation from 1998 to 2007
YearCanadaBCABSKMBONQCNBNSPEIYukon
1998 2,400 72 38 263 606 1,163 24 214 19 0 0
1999 14,202 225 754 3,096 8,889 1,021 86 4 126 4 0
2000 5,485 291 306 1,426 2,902 217 239 1 102 2 0
2001 1,312 96 113 392 472 209 30 0 0 0 4
2002 1,530 200 123 449 597 142 19 0 0 0 0
2003 2,733 7 153 672 1,468 397 13 4 18 0 0
2004 3,531 18 639 1,004 1,655 183 10 4 18 0 0
2005 9,725 0 916 3,429 5,018 251 74 19 18 0 0
2006 19,458 111 2,103 6,025 10,705 398 91 8 18 0 0
2007 4,684 43 605 2,078 1,728 53 173 4 0 0 0

Source: Health Canada

Statistics are preliminary and subject to change.



Canada: Industrial Hemp Total Imports and Exports
YearImportsExports
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
1998 61 74,038 17 74,949
1999 349 351,441 187 164,183
2000 56 235,777 389 407,233
2001 88 95,395 212 238,774
2002 209 260,538 230 274,099
2003 276 272,000 134 201,821
2004 210 351,288 88 142,906
2005 204 403,470 124 188,940
2006 416 637,349 383 2,121,545
2007 363 530,162 876 3,454,149

Export statistics prior to 2006 are for hemp fibre only

Source: Statistics Canada, May 2008



Canada: Industrial Hemp Fibre Imports and Exports
YearImportsExports
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
1998 61 74,038 17 74,949
1999 349 351,441 187 164,183
2000 56 235,777 389 407,233
2001 88 95,395 212 238,774
2002 179 214,321 230 274,099
2003 263 255,537 134 201,821
2004 205 314,248 88 142,906
2005 181 373,980 124 188,940
2006 411 625,549 85 110,344
2007 353 510,471 99 102,003

Source: Statistics Canada, May 2008

Canada: Industrial Hemp Seed Imports and Exports
YearImportsExports
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
1998 0 0 n.a. n.a.
1999 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2000 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2001 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2002 30 43,739 n.a. n.a.
2003 13 13,738 n.a. n.a.
2004 0 693 n.a. n.a.
2005 21 22,310 n.a. n.a.
2006 4 6,888 256 1,555,430
2007 10 17,130 700 2,656,276

Export statistics prior to 2006 are not available

Source: Statistics Canada, May 2008

Canada: Industrial Hemp Oil Imports and Exports
YearImportsExports
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
Quantity
(tonnes)
Value
(Cdn$)
1998 0 0 n.a. n.a.
1999 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2000 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2001 0 0 n.a. n.a.
2002 0 2,478 n.a. n.a.
2003 0 2,725 n.a. n.a.
2004 4 36,347 n.a. n.a.
2005 2 7,180 n.a. n.a.
2006 1 4,912 42 455,771
2007 0 2,561 77 695,870

Export statistics prior to 2006 are not available

Source: Statistics Canada, May 2008


Canadian Industrial Hemp Exports 1998-2007

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Description – Canadian Industrial Hemp Exports 1998-2007

This chart shows the quantity in tonnes of exports of industrial hemp.

  • In 1998 exports were 17 tonnes.
  • In 1999 exports were 187 tonnes.
  • In 2000 exports were 389 tonnes.
  • In 2001 exports were 212 tonnes.
  • In 2002 exports were 230 tonnes.
  • In 2003 exports were 134 tonnes.
  • In 2004 exports were 88 tonnes.
  • In 2005 exports were 124 tonnes.
  • In 2006 exports were 383 tonnes.
  • In 2007 exports were 876 tonnes.

2007 Canadian Industrial Hemp Exports

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Description – 2007 Canadian Industrial Hemp Exports

This chart shows the destination percentage share of Canadian industrial hemp exports in 2007.

  • The United States have 59%.
  • Ireland has 12%.
  • Japan has 11%.
  • The United Kingdom has 12%.
  • Others have 6%.

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