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% of adults indicating change in physical activity in and around the home compared to pre-pandemic

Canada Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 19% 46% 34% 2%
Men 18% 49% 31% -
Women 19% 43% 37% 2%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - 42% -
25 to 44 17% 41% 42% -
45 to 64 16% 51% 32% -
65 years and older 23% 50% 22% 4%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 25% 41% 30% -
$30,000-$59,999 19% 47% 30% -
$60,000-$79,999 22% 44% 33% -
$80,000-$99,999 18% 44% 37% -
$100,000-$120,000 15% 45% 39% -
≥$120,000 13% 47% 40% -
Community size        
<10,000 residents 19% 51% 29% -
10,000-100,000 18% 45% 36% -
100,000-499,999 17% 49% 32% -
≥500,000  19% 41% 38% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 26% 44% 28% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 16% 44% 39% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 9% 50% 40% -
Region        
Atlantic 18% 48% 31% -
Quebec 19% 46% 31% 4%
Ontario 17% 45% 37% -
West 20% 46% 34% -
North - - - -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in the local neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

Canada Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 25% 36% 36% 3%
Men 25% 36% 35% 3%
Women 25% 35% 37% 3%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 25% 34% 40% -
45 to 64 22% 40% 35% 3%
65 years and older 24% 42% 27% 8%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 29% 33% 33% -
$30,000-$59,999 25% 39% 31% 5%
$60,000-$79,999 29% 34% 32% 5%
$80,000-$99,999 24% 37% 37% -
$100,000-$120,000 25% 41% 33% -
≥$120,000 20% 32% 46% -
Community size        
<10,000 residents 21% 45% 28% 6%
10,000-100,000 24% 37% 36% 3%
100,000-499,999 25% 37% 35% -
≥500,000  27% 30% 41% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 37% 34% 24% 4%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 20% 36% 42% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 10% 37% 50% 3%
Region        
Atlantic 24% 48% 23% 5%
Quebec 22% 36% 38% 5%
Ontario 26% 32% 40% 2%
West 26% 38% 33% -
North - - - -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at outdoor venues beyond the neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

Canada Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 32% 34% 24% 10%
Men 33% 35% 22% 10%
Women 32% 32% 26% 10%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 36% 32% 27% 5%
45 to 64 31% 37% 22% 11%
65 years and older 28% 34% 18% 20%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 33% 33% 22% 13%
$30,000-$59,999 32% 34% 19% 14%
$60,000-$79,999 36% 31% 22% 12%
$80,000-$99,999 32% 33% 25% 10%
$100,000-$120,000 32% 38% 23% 7%
≥$120,000 30% 32% 32% 6%
Community size        
<10,000 residents 28% 37% 20% 15%
10,000-100,000 33% 34% 24% 9%
100,000-499,999 31% 35% 24% 10%
≥500,000  34% 31% 27% 8%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 42% 28% 16% 13%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 31% 35% 28% 6%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 20% 39% 34% 7%
Region        
Atlantic 28% 40% 20% 12%
Quebec 28% 36% 24% 13%
Ontario 34% 30% 26% 10%
West 35% 35% 22% 8%
North - - - -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at work or school compared to pre-pandemic

Canada  Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 34% 26% 7% 33%
Men 36% 29% 6% 29%
Women 32% 22% 8% 37%
Age        
18 to 24 years 57% - - -
25 to 44 46% 34% 8% 12%
45 to 64 31% 32% 7% 30%
65 years and older 8% 7% - 84%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 36% 17% - 38%
$30,000-$59,999 23% 26% 7% 44%
$60,000-$79,999 33% 22% - 38%
$80,000-$99,999 32% 23% 8% 37%
$100,000-$120,000 34% 32% - 28%
≥$120,000 42% 32% 8% 19%
Community size        
<10,000 residents 25% 28% 9% 39%
10,000-100,000 29% 28% 9% 34%
100,000-499,999 32% 28% 7% 33%
≥500,000  42% 23% 6% 30%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 37% 25% 7% 31%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 37% 27% 7% 29%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 29% 25% 8% 38%
Region        
Atlantic 23% 28% 7% 43%
Quebec 28% 25% 6% 41%
Ontario 39% 22% 9% 30%
West 35% 29% 7% 30%
North - - - -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at sport and recreation facilities compared to pre-pandemic

Canada Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 48% 20% 4% 28%
Men 48% 22% 5% 25%
Women 48% 18% 4% 30%
Age        
18 to 24 years 57% - - -
25 to 44 60% 21% 3% 16%
45 to 64 44% 23% 3% 30%
65 years and older 33% 14% 3% 49%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 38% 20% - 40%
$30,000-$59,999 38% 21% - 35%
$60,000-$79,999 45% 21% - 27%
$80,000-$99,999 49% 18% - 28%
$100,000-$120,000 53% 20% - 22%
≥$120,000 59% 19% 4% 18%
Community size        
<10,000 residents 38% 24% - 35%
10,000-100,000 45% 20% 7% 27%
100,000-499,999 49% 21% 4% 26%
≥500,000  54% 17% 3% 25%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 48% 18% 4% 31%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 51% 22% 4% 23%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 49% 19% 6% 26%
Region        
Atlantic 34% 27% 5% 34%
Quebec 42% 21% - 35%
Ontario 51% 17% 5% 27%
West 52% 20% 4% 23%
North - - - -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

Atlantic

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in and around the home compared to pre-pandemic

 Atlantic Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 18% 49% 31% -
Men 19% 52% 28% -
Women 17% 45% 35% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 - 36% 53% -
45 to 64 15% 49% 33% -
65 years and older 22% 57% 18% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - -
$30,000-$59,999 24% 48% 25% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 53% 25% -
$80,000-$99,999 - 60% 23% -
$100,000-$120,000 - 43% 46% -
≥$120,000 - 42% 45% -
Community size        
<10,000 20% 47% 30% -
10,000-100,000 16% 45% 36% -
100,000-499,999 18% 52% 30% -
≥500,000 residents - 54% - -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 30% 49% 21% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 12% 46% 39% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 7% 49% 41% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in the local neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

Atlantic Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 24% 47% 24% 5%
Men 26% 46% 25% -
Women 23% 49% 22% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 - 46% 35% -
45 to 64 22% 49% 25% -
65 years and older 27% 48% 15% 10%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 47% - -
$30,000-$59,999 26% 49% 20% -
$60,000-$79,999 25% 48% 22% -
$80,000-$99,999 23% 53% 21% -
$100,000-$120,000 - 53% 16% -
≥$120,000 19% 36% 42% -
Community size        
<10,000 23% 51% 20% -
10,000-100,000 21% 51% 24% -
100,000-499,999 31% 37% 29% -
≥500,000 residents - - - -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 37% 47% 10% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 21% 41% 33% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 10% 53% 34% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at outdoor venues beyond the neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

Atlantic Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 28% 39% 21% 12%
Men 28% 41% 19% 13%
Women 29% 38% 22% 11%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 19% 44% 33% -
45 to 64 31% 37% 21% 11%
65 years and older 27% 43% 12% 18%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - -
$30,000-$59,999 36% 36% 16% 12%
$60,000-$79,999 28% 42% - -
$80,000-$99,999 29% 40% 23% -
$100,000-$120,000 26% 47% - -
≥$120,000 21% 39% 32% -
Community size        
<10,000 30% 41% 13% 16%
10,000-100,000 23% 42% 25% -
100,000-499,999 32% 32% 29% 7%
≥500,000 residents - - - -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 38% 39% - 15%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 24% 40% 29% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 18% 41% 30% 11%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at work or school compared to pre-pandemic

Atlantic Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 22% 28% 7% 43%
Men 22% 34% - 38%
Women 22% 22% - 48%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 30% 47% - -
45 to 64 28% 33% - 33%
65 years and older 7% 11% - 80%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 58%
$30,000-$59,999 21% 25% - 46%
$60,000-$79,999 - 17% - 51%
$80,000-$99,999 - 45% - 41%
$100,000-$120,000 - 27% - 42%
≥$120,000 30% 34% - 22%
Community size        
<10,000 17% 26% - 49%
10,000-100,000 23% 25% - 43%
100,000-499,999 28% 32% - 35%
≥500,000 residents - - - -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 25% 29% - 41%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 19% 25% - 43%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 21% 29% - 44%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at sport and recreation facilities compared to pre-pandemic

Atlantic Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 34% 27% 5% 34%
Men 33% 30% - 32%
Women 36% 24% - 36%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 34% 40% - -
45 to 64 38% 28% - 29%
65 years and older 26% 17% - 52%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 60%
$30,000-$59,999 34% 27% - 34%
$60,000-$79,999 23% 29% - 43%
$80,000-$99,999 33% 35% - 31%
$100,000-$120,000 44% 25% - 28%
≥$120,000 40% 29% - 24%
Community size        
<10,000 35% 22% - 40%
10,000-100,000 29% 32% - 30%
100,000-499,999 37% 31% - 28%
≥500,000 residents - - - -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 28% 27% - 40%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 30% 34% - 31%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 40% 24% - 29%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey   

Quebec

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in and around the home compared to pre-pandemic

 Quebec Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 19% 46% 31% 4%
Men 19% 49% 29% -
Women 18% 44% 33% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 19% 42% 38% -
45 to 64 15% 50% 30% -
65 years and older 26% 45% 20% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 32% - -
$30,000-$59,999 - 52% 22% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 46% - -
$80,000-$99,999 - 50% - -
$100,000-$120,000 - - - -
≥$120,000 - 46% 41% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 48% 28% -
10,000-100,000 18% 41% 39% -
100,000-499,999 - 48% 32% -
≥500,000 residents 21% 47% 27% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 24% 45% 26% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) - 47% 33% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) - 49% 37% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey     

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in the local neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

Quebec  Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 22% 35% 38% 5%
Men 23% 34% 38% 5%
Women 20% 37% 38% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 28% 35% 37% -
45 to 64 17% 38% 39% -
65 years and older 24% 38% 28% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 34% - -
$30,000-$59,999 22% 31% 40% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 41% 34% -
$80,000-$99,999 - 43% - -
$100,000-$120,000 - - - -
≥$120,000 22% 33% 43% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 46% 26% -
10,000-100,000 19% 32% 44% -
100,000-499,999 - 35% 45% -
≥500,000 residents 27% 30% 39% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 33% 33% 28% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) - 42% 44% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) - 33% 54% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey     

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at outdoor venues beyond the neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

 Quebec Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 28% 36% 24% 12%
Men 29% 37% 21% 12%
Women 27% 34% 26% 13%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 38% 32% 25% -
45 to 64 23% 39% 24% 14%
65 years and older 26% 31% 21% 22%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 35% - -
$30,000-$59,999 28% 35% 21% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 34% - -
$80,000-$99,999 - - - -
$100,000-$120,000 - - - -
≥$120,000 29% 37% 28% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 39% - -
10,000-100,000 32% 31% 24% -
100,000-499,999 24% 42% 25% -
≥500,000 residents 32% 33% 25% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 34% 32% 17% 17%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 27% 34% 34% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) - 43% 33% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey     

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at work or school compared to pre-pandemic

 Quebec Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 28% 25% 6% 40%
Men 29% 29% - 36%
Women 26% 22% - 44%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 43% 35% - -
45 to 64 25% 32% - 36%
65 years and older - - - 86%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 39%
$30,000-$59,999 - 21% - 54%
$60,000-$79,999 - - - 43%
$80,000-$99,999 - - - 44%
$100,000-$120,000 - - - -
≥$120,000 41% 32% - 22%
Community size        
<10,000 - 27% - 40%
10,000-100,000 29% 28% - 40%
100,000-499,999 27% - - 43%
≥500,000 residents 30% 25% - 40%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 30% 25% - 40%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) - 31% - 37%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 28% 22% - 45%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey   

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at sport and recreation facilities compared to pre-pandemic

 Quebec Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 42% 21% - 35%
Men 50% 20% - 27%
Women 35% 21% - 42%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 58% 23% - 16%
45 to 64 35% 25% - 37%
65 years and older 32% - - 58%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 46%
$30,000-$59,999 36% 25% - 37%
$60,000-$79,999 44% - - 30%
$80,000-$99,999 - - - -
$100,000-$120,000 54% - - -
≥$120,000 59% - - -
Community size        
<10,000 34% - - 43%
10,000-100,000 48% 18% - 32%
100,000-499,999 42% 27% - 27%
≥500,000 residents 46% 18% - 34%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 42% 18% - 37%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 47% - - 27%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 43% 22% - 33%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

 

Ontario

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in and around the home compared to pre-pandemic

 Ontario Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 17% 45% 37% -
Men 16% 48% 35% -
Women 18% 42% 39% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 16% 41% 42% -
45 to 64 16% 47% 37% -
65 years and older 26% 50% 22% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 45% - -
$30,000-$59,999 - 48% 33% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 39% 42% -
$80,000-$99,999 - 39% 41% -
$100,000-$120,000 - 43% 42% -
≥$120,000 14% 44% 42% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 58% 28% -
10,000-100,000 17% 44% 38% -
100,000-499,999 16% 50% 33% -
≥500,000 residents 17% 39% 43% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 23% 45% 32% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 16% 44% 39% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 9% 46% 44% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey   

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in the local neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

 Ontario Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 26% 32% 40% 2%
Men 24% 35% 39% -
Women 27% 30% 41% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 26% 29% 44% -
45 to 64 23% 36% 39% -
65 years and older 26% 41% 26% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - -
$30,000-$59,999 23% 43% 30% -
$60,000-$79,999 31% 27% 39% -
$80,000-$99,999 29% 32% 38% -
$100,000-$120,000 30% 34% 36% -
≥$120,000 20% 28% 51% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 37% 41% -
10,000-100,000 25% 34% 38% -
100,000-499,999 28% 37% 33% -
≥500,000 residents 27% 27% 45% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 38% 33% 27% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 22% 30% 45% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 11% 32% 55% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey   

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at outdoor venues beyond the neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

 Ontario Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 34% 30% 26% 10%
Men 33% 33% 25% 9%
Women 34% 27% 28% 11%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 37% 28% 30% -
45 to 64 35% 32% 23% 10%
65 years and older 30% 32% 16% 22%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 41% - - -
$30,000-$59,999 29% 37% - 17%
$60,000-$79,999 43% 26% - -
$80,000-$99,999 30% 29% 27% -
$100,000-$120,000 36% 27% 28% -
≥$120,000 32% 27% 35% -
Community size        
<10,000 25% 36% 25% -
10,000-100,000 36% 31% 24% -
100,000-499,999 33% 33% 23% -
≥500,000 residents 35% 27% 31% 8%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 43% 26% 18% 12%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 33% 32% 28% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 22% 32% 38% 8%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey     

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at work or school compared to pre-pandemic

  Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 39% 22% 9% 30%
Men 39% 27% 8% 26%
Women 38% 19% 9% 34%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 53% 29% - 11%
45 to 64 37% 29% - 27%
65 years and older - - - 85%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 35%
$30,000-$59,999 21% 20% - 47%
$60,000-$79,999 36% - - 36%
$80,000-$99,999 40% - - 32%
$100,000-$120,000 37% 30% - 26%
≥$120,000 48% 26% - 17%
Community size        
<10,000 - 27% - 41%
10,000-100,000 35% 21% - 31%
100,000-499,999 34% 26% - 31%
≥500,000 residents 47% 21% - 26%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 42% 21% - 28%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 46% 22% - 25%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 31% 24% 10% 35%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey       

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at sport and recreation facilities compared to pre-pandemic

 Ontario Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 51% 17% 5% 27%
Men 46% 23% - 25%
Women 55% 12% - 28%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 60% 19% - 18%
45 to 64 51% 20% - 26%
65 years and older 31% 14% - 52%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 35%
$30,000-$59,999 30% 17% - 44%
$60,000-$79,999 53% - - 25%
$80,000-$99,999 48% - - 26%
$100,000-$120,000 55% 18% - 20%
≥$120,000 61% 19% - 16%
Community size        
<10,000 34% 24% - 33%
10,000-100,000 45% 16% - 26%
100,000-499,999 53% 15% - 29%
≥500,000 residents 56% 17% - 24%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 49% 16% - 30%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 56% 19% - 22%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 54% 15% - 24%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

West

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in and around the home compared to pre-pandemic

 West Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 20% 46% 34% -
Men 20% 50% 30% -
Women 20% 42% 38% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 17% 40% 42% -
45 to 64 17% 56% 27% -
65 years and older 19% 54% 26% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 48% - -
$30,000-$59,999 24% 39% 36% -
$60,000-$79,999 - 45% 29% -
$80,000-$99,999 - 42% 40% -
$100,000-$120,000 - 48% 37% -
≥$120,000 13% 52% 35% -
Community size        
<10,000 - 51% 29% -
10,000-100,000 19% 49% 31% -
100,000-499,999 21% 48% 31% -
≥500,000 residents 21% 41% 38% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 31% 40% 28% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 16% 43% 41% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) - 55% 36% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

% of adults indicating change in physical activity in the local neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

West  Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 26% 38% 33% -
Men 26% 38% 33% -
Women 26% 38% 33% -
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 23% 37% 39% -
45 to 64 24% 44% 30% -
65 years and older 20% 45% 30% -
Household income        
<$30,000/year - 35% - -
$30,000-$59,999 28% 41% 27% -
$60,000-$79,999 35% 34% 27% -
$80,000-$99,999 23% 35% 39% -
$100,000-$120,000 - 49% 29% -
≥$120,000 18% 35% 43% -
Community size        
<10,000 26% 47% 23% -
10,000-100,000 26% 39% 32% -
100,000-499,999 26% 36% 34% -
≥500,000 residents 26% 33% 39% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 41% 34% 21% -
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 21% 39% 39% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 11% 41% 45% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey  

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at outdoor venues beyond the neighbourhood compared to pre-pandemic

 West Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 35% 35% 22% 7%
Men 38% 34% 21% 8%
Women 32% 37% 24% 7%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 37% 35% 24% -
45 to 64 32% 40% 20% 8%
65 years and older 27% 38% 21% 15%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 35% - - -
$30,000-$59,999 38% 31% - -
$60,000-$79,999 39% 32% - -
$80,000-$99,999 37% 32% 26% -
$100,000-$120,000 31% 49% - -
≥$120,000 30% 35% 28% -
Community size        
<10,000 37% 33% - -
10,000-100,000 34% 38% 21% -
100,000-499,999 33% 35% 23% -
≥500,000 residents 35% 35% 24% -
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 49% 25% 15% 11%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 32% 40% 23% -
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 20% 45% 30% -
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey      

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at work or school compared to pre-pandemic

 West Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 35% 29% 6% 30%
Men 39% 31% - 25%
Women 31% 27% 8% 34%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 42% 37% 9% 12%
45 to 64 30% 34% - 29%
65 years and older - - - 80%
Household income        
<$30,000/year - - - 37%
$30,000-$59,999 27% 37% - 31%
$60,000-$79,999 40% 25% - 32%
$80,000-$99,999 30% 24% - 37%
$100,000-$120,000 32% 38% - 24%
≥$120,000 36% 39% - 19%
Community size        
<10,000 33% 31% - 30%
10,000-100,000 25% 34% - 31%
100,000-499,999 33% 34% - 29%
≥500,000 residents 43% 23% 7% 27%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 39% 30% - 25%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 37% 31% - 27%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 29% 28% 9% 35%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey      

 

% of adults indicating change in physical activity at sport and recreation facilities compared to pre-pandemic

 West Somewhat or much less Same Somewhat or much more Unsure/Not applicable
Total 52% 21% 4% 23%
Men 53% 19% - 23%
Women 52% 22% - 23%
Age        
18 to 24 years - - - -
25 to 44 64% 19% - 14%
45 to 64 44% 24% - 28%
65 years and older 42% 19% - 36%
Household income        
<$30,000/year 45% - - -
$30,000-$59,999 48% 20% - 25%
$60,000-$79,999 43% 25% - 25%
$80,000-$99,999 60% - - 24%
$100,000-$120,000 51% 27% - -
≥$120,000 60% 20% - 16%
Community size        
<10,000 46% 26% - 27%
10,000-100,000 48% 23% - 23%
100,000-499,999 52% 20% - 22%
≥500,000 residents 58% 17% - 21%
Activity level        
Low or no activity (<3 days/wk) 56% 19% - 23%
Moderate activity (3-4 days/wk) 52% 23% - 21%
High activity (≥5 days/wk) 48% 20% - 24%
(-) Suppressed cell        
Source: CFLRI, 2020-2021 Impact of COVID-19 on Physical Activity and Sport Survey     

The CFLRI is currently conducting a study of physical activity opportunities in Canadian schools. If you have received an invitation to participate in this and have any questions regarding the study please contact us at research_recherche@cflri.ca. Thank you for your participation!