Participation in Sport

2019-2021 Physical Activity Monitor (Adult Focus),

February 17, 2022

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The 2019-2021 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians about their participation in sport, defining sport as physical activities that usually involve competition and rules and develop specific skills. Based on this definition, 27% of Canadians 18 years and older indicate that they participate in sport.



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of Canadians, 18 years and older, participate in sport.

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