Markets & Statistics

Canola industry: at a glance

2019 (Calendar Year) Group
Seeded area 21.2 million acres Canadian canola production
Total production 19.6 MMT Canadian canola production
Average yield 41.4 bushels/acre Canadian canola production
Provincial share of production Saskatchewan: 55% of total production Canadian canola production
Alberta: 28% of total production Canadian canola production
Manitoba: 16% of total production Canadian canola production
Total crush 9.61 MMT Domestic processing
Oil produced 4.19 MMT Domestic processing
Meal produced 5.38 MMT Domestic processing
Seed 8.2 MMT, valued at CAD $4.3 billion Exports
Oil 3.2 MMT, valued at CAD $3.4 billion Exports
Meal 4.7 MMT, valued at CAD $1.7 billion Exports
Total value of exports CAD $9.3 billion Exports
U.S. CAD $3.5 billion Top export markets
China CAD $2.1 billion Top export markets
Japan CAD $1.1 billion Top export markets
EU CAD $639.6 million Top export markets
Mexico CAD $627.7 million Top export markets

MMT = million metric tonnes
Source: Statistics Canada; Canadian Oilseed Processors Association
Updated: November 23, 2020