Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from the Pan-Canadian Public Health Network. Towards a Healthier Canada. 2017 e-Report on Healthy Weights. Data from the Health Behaviours of School-Aged Children survey.
In 2014, 80% of Canadian children and youth aged 11 to 15 years reported that the strongly agreed or agreed with the statement that it is safe for younger children to play outside during the day.
That was up from 75% in 2009-2010.