Markets & Statistics

Canola industry: at a glance

(Calendar Year) 2021 Group
Seeded area 22.5 million acres Canadian canola production
Total production 12.6 MMT Canadian canola production
Average yield 25.0 bushels/acre Canadian canola production
Provincial share of production Saskatchewan: 48% of total production Canadian canola production
Alberta: 33% of total production Canadian canola production
Manitoba: 18% of total production Canadian canola production
Total crush 9.86 MMT Domestic processing
Oil produced 4.22 MMT Domestic processing
Meal produced 5.70 MMT Domestic processing
Seed 8.4 MMT, valued at CAD $6.4 billion Exports
Oil 3.1 MMT, valued at CAD $5.2 billion Exports
Meal 5.1 MMT, valued at CAD $2.2 billion Exports
Total value of exports CAD $13.7 billion Exports
U.S. CAD $5.2 billion Top export markets
China CAD $3.4 billion Top export markets
Japan CAD $1.7 billion Top export markets
Mexico CAD $1.4 billion Top export markets
EU CAD $610 million Top export markets

MMT = million metric tonnes
Source: Statistics Canada; Canadian Oilseed Processors Association
Updated: February 11, 2022