Proportion of children age 3 to 5 years who participated in activities once a week or more, by activity and province, Canada, 2010/2011

Source: CICH graphic created using data from the Survey of Young Canadians 2010/2011, Statistics Canada- Custom runs.

There are differences in children’s participation in organized activities depending on the province in which they live.

In 2010/11, fifty percent of 3 to 5 year-olds in British Columbia took part in sports with a coach or instructor (except dance, gymnastics or martial arts) once per week or more.

That compares with 33% in Manitoba.

Twenty-eight percent participated in music, art or other non-sport activity or clubs/groups in British Columbia, compared with 13% in Manitoba.