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Children and youth

The 2022 Physical Activity Monitor asked parents about whether their child has participated in sport in the past 12 months. According to parents, 68% of children, between the ages of 5 and 17, participate in sport.

Sport participation, children and youth (aged 5 to 17), 2022 Parent Survey of the Physical Activity and Sport Participation among 5 to 17 year olds, CFLRI

Facts and Figures

Children’s sport participation, by child’s age

A higher percentage of boys reported participating in sport during the past year compared to girls.