Markets & Statistics

Canola industry: at a glance

2020 (Calendar Year) Group
Seeded area 20.8 million acres Canadian canola production
Total production 18.7 MMT Canadian canola production
Average yield 40.1 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: 17% of total production Canadian canola production
Total crush 10.29 MMT Domestic processing
Oil produced 4.50 MMT Domestic processing
Meal produced 5.79 MMT Domestic processing
Seed 11.8 MMT, valued at CAD $6.3 billion Exports
Oil 3.4 MMT, valued at CAD $3.7 billion Exports
Meal 5.0 MMT, valued at CAD $1.9 billion Exports
Total value of exports CAD $11.9 billion Exports
U.S. CAD $3.7 billion Top export markets
China CAD $3.1 billion Top export markets
EU CAD $1.3 billion Top export markets
Japan CAD $1.3 billion Top export markets
Mexico CAD $797.1 million Top export markets

MMT = million metric tonnes
Source: Statistics Canada; Canadian Oilseed Processors Association
Updated: February 15, 2021