|First Nations living off reserve||Inuit||Métis||Non-Indigenous|
The term “First Nations” refers to the First Nations population living off reserve.
Physical activity, active or moderately active – Respondents classified as “active” or “moderately active”, based on their responses to questions about the frequency, nature and duration of their participation in leisure time physical activity.
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Towards a Healthier Canada – Health Inequalities Data Table, Health Inequalities Data Tool, A joint initiative of the Public Health Agency of Canada, the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network, Statistics Canada and the Canadian Institute of Health Information. Data from Canadian Community Health Survey, 2010-2013.
In 2010-2013, 76% of Métis children and youth aged 12 to 17 years are considered to be moderately physically active or physically active.
That compares to 70% of First Nations children and youth living off reserve, 68% of Inuit children and youth and 73% of non-Indigenous children and youth.