Table 2.4
Access to nature, by census metropolitan area (CMA), dwelling type, dwelling construction period, type of household and household income, 2013

Table 2.4
Access to nature, by census metropolitan area, dwelling type, dwelling construction period, type of household and household income, 2013
Table summary
This table displays the results of Access to nature, by census metropolitan area, dwelling type, dwelling construction period, type of household and household income, 2013 Had park or public green space close to their home, Participated in outdoor activities close to their home, Had trees, bushes or hedges on their property, Grew vegetables, herbs, fruits or flowers for personal use and Made purchases to feed or shelter birds on their property, to watch birds or to travel for bird watching trips, calculated using percent of households units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Had park or public green space close to their homeNote 1 Participated in outdoor activities close to their homeNote 1 Had trees, bushes or hedges on their property Grew vegetables, herbs, fruits or flowers for personal use Made purchases to feed or shelter birds on their property, to watch birds or to travel for bird watching trips
percent of households
Canada 85 72 85 57 28
Large CMAs  
Toronto 85 69 78 52 19
Montréal 91 66 83 48 17
Edmonton 89 80 84 63 28
Vancouver 87 75 74 53 19
Calgary 88 69 81 54 23
Ottawa–Gatineau (Ont.-Que.) 91 79 88 57 25
Mid-size and small CMAs  
Winnipeg 88 73 82 68 25
Québec 83 66 85 50 21
Halifax 92 87 95 54 34
Hamilton 86 73 83 60 29
London 85 73 85 58 32
St. Catharines–Niagara 82 71 89 66 34
Saskatoon 89 77 84 63 25Note E: Use with caution
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 89 75 87 61 33
Greater Sudbury 79 75 88 54 31Note E: Use with caution
Windsor 89 75 90 53 31Note E: Use with caution
Saint John 78 82 92 60 40
Oshawa 91 70 86 61 33
Victoria 92 84 90 68 46
Regina 92 78 87 54 26
Thunder Bay 87 75 92 62 41
Saguenay 81 59 87 49 30
St. John's 80 88 90 54 25
Newer CMAs  
Kingston 86 74 96 71 39
Sherbrooke 92 80 90 67 36
Kelowna 85 82 91 56 44Note E: Use with caution
Moncton 93 83 74 39 21Note E: Use with caution
Peterborough 81 79 97 77 40
Barrie 93 80 96 63 39
Brantford 81 77 91 59 35Note E: Use with caution
Trois-Rivières 87 74 86 60 35Note E: Use with caution
Abbotsford–Mission 81 73 86 61 32Note E: Use with caution
Guelph 92 74 97 63 40
Dwelling type  
Single-detached 85 77 92 68 37
Double (side-by-side) 89 72 87 59 24
Row or terrace 88 72 77 50 21
Duplex 88 64 80 50 17
Low-rise apartment (fewer than 5 stories) 86 63 74 35 12
High-rise apartment (5 stories or more) 82 64 61 30 6Note E: Use with caution
Mobile home 64 61 85 51 38
Dwelling construction period  
1977 or earlier 86 72 87 59 32
1978 to 2000 86 74 88 59 29
2001 to 2009 87 77 82 56 25
2010 or newer 67 54 60 32 11
Type of household  
Only adults 18 and 19 years old Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Only adults 20 to 24 years old 89 68 57 41Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published
Only adults 25 to 44 years old 90 78 75 43 14
Only adults 45 to 64 years old 83 71 88 57 33
Only adults 65 years old and older 75 56 84 52 28
Adults and children from 0 to 12 years only 89 84 87 59 27
Adults and teens from 13 to 19 years only 86 79 85 61 32
Adults and members from 0 to 19 only 90 82 85 68 32
Other compositions 86 69 86 63 30
Household income  
Under $20,000 (includes income loss) 79 56 81 39 19
$20,000 to $39,999 85 64 83 48 24
$40,000 to $59,999 89 72 86 57 29
$60,000 to $79,999 90 79 88 60 32
$80,000 to $99,999 93 82 91 67 32
$100,000 to $149,999 94 89 93 69 34
$150,000 and more 94 88 95 71 35
Income not stated 63 53 67 43 20

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