Sports for fun and fitness

Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019039


Regardless of age, sex or place of birth, people in Canada participate in sports for various different reasons. Using data from the 2016 General Social Survey on Canadians at Work and Home, this infographic highlights the proportion of people playing sports, the most popular sports in Canada and the benefits Canadians derive from participating in sports. Whether it be for family activity, competition or recreation, physical health and fitness, or making new friends and acquaintances, Canadians who play sports are having fun!

Issue Number: 2019039
Author(s): Kemeny, Anna; Morris, Leora
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