3.4.3 Percentage of Canadian parents who reported that safety concerns are a barrier to children’s physical activity, Canada, 2010 and 2014-2015

2010 2014-2015
Year 18 24

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 Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute. 2010 Physical Activity Monitor, 2010 and 2014/15.

In 2014-2015, 24% of Canadian parents reported that safety concerns were a barrier to their children’s physical activity.

That was up from 18% in 2010.