Canada at a Glance, Environment edition
Canadians interacting with nature

Chart 30 Canadians who engaged, without pay, in environmental conservation or protection activities, by province

Data table for Chart 30
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 30. The information is grouped by Province (appearing as row headers), 2013 and 2015, calculated using % of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Province 2013 2015
% of households
Canada 18 17
N.L. 22 18
P.E.I. 33 24
N.S. 24 21
N.B. 15 16
Que. 9 10
Ont. 20 20
Man. 17 17
Sask. 22 13
Alta. 22 21
B.C. 21 20
Table 24
Built-up area in Canada's largest census metropolitan areas, 1971 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of Built-up area in Canada's largest census metropolitan areas 1971, 2011 and 1971 to 2011, calculated using square kilometres, difference in square kilometres and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1971 2011 1971 to 2011
square kilometres difference in square kilometres % change
Toronto 995 2 184 1 189 120
Montréal 755 1 571 816 108
Edmonton 342 1 094 752 220
Vancouver 492 995 503 102
Calgary 273 700 427 156
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ontario) 219 635 417 191

Chart 31 Households that live close to a park or green space, by income, 2015

Data table for Chart 31
Data table for Chart 31
Households that live closeData table Note 1 to a park or green space, by income, 2015
Table summary
This table displays the results of Households that live close to a park or green space % of households (appearing as column headers).
% of households
Under $20,000 83
$20,000 to $39,999 85
$40,000 to $59,999 90
$60,000 to $79,999 91
$80,000 to $99,999 94
$100,000 to $149,999 95
$150,000 and more 96
Table 25
Popular outdoor activities close to homeTable 25 Note 1
Table summary
This table displays the results of Popular outdoor activities close to home 2013 and 2015, calculated using % of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2013 2015
% of households
Walking 54 52
Bicycling 22 20
Hiking 11 13
Jogging, running, rollerblading or cross-country running 11 10
Swimming, going to the beach, surfing, scuba diving or snorkeling 8 9
Football, soccer, field hockey, basketball, volleyball, baseball, rugby, lacrosse, ultimate (frisbee) or ball hockey 9 7

Chart 32 Households that made purchases to feed or shelter birds on their property, by province

Data table for Chart 32
Data table for Chart 32
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 32. The information is grouped by Province (appearing as row headers), 2013 and 2015, calculated using % of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Province 2013 2015
% of households
Canada 25 25
N.L. 34 35
P.E.I. 44 47
N.S. 39 41
N.B. 36 36
Que. 20 20
Ont. 25 24
Man. 28 27
Sask. 26 25
Alta. 26 27
B.C. 25 25
Table 26
Households that grew fruit, herbs, vegetables or flowers at home, by type of dwelling
Table summary
This table displays the results of Households that grew fruit. The information is grouped by (appearing as row headers), 2015, calculated using % of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2015
% of households
All types of dwellings 59
Single-detached house 69
Double house 63
Row or terrace house 53
Duplex 50
Low-rise apartment (fewer than five stories) 38
High-rise apartment (five stories or more) 36
Mobile home 57

Chart 33 Households that had a tree planted on their property within the previous five years, by census metropolitan area, 2015

Data table for Chart 33
Table summary
This table displays the results of Data table for Chart 33 % of households (appearing as column headers).
  % of households
Victoria 25
Vancouver 16
Abbotsford–Mission 28Note E: Use with caution
Kelowna 30Note E: Use with caution
Edmonton 28
Calgary 26
Saskatoon 25Note E: Use with caution
Regina 17Note E: Use with caution
Winnipeg 20
Thunder Bay 23Note E: Use with caution
Greater Sudbury 38Note E: Use with caution
Barrie 36Note E: Use with caution
Windsor 37
London 33
Guelph 35Note E: Use with caution
Brantford 25Note E: Use with caution
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 35
St. Catharines–Niagara 30Note E: Use with caution
Hamilton 24
Toronto 20
Oshawa 24Note E: Use with caution
Peterborough 29Note E: Use with caution
Kingston 35
Ottawa–Gatineau 27
Montréal 15
Trois-Rivières 14Note E: Use with caution
Sherbrooke 26
Québec 28
Saguenay 20Note E: Use with caution
Saint John 40Note E: Use with caution
Moncton 28Note E: Use with caution
Halifax 27
St. John's 29
Canada 26
 
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