The 2019-2021 Physical Activity Monitor asked Canadians whether they participated in sport in the last year. One-quarter (27%) of Canadian adults (18 years and older) participated in sport in 2019-2021.

Facts & Figures

Adult sport participation by age 

Sport participation among adults decreases with increasing age. This age related difference has generally persisted over time. A more detailed description of the findings may be found here

Custom Data Tables

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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 Thank you for your participation!