Measure Description

Name % of population who are members of, or participate in at least one recreational or professional organization, group, association or club
Latest Data 63.6%
Definition Percentage of population who report being a member or a participant of at least one organization, which refers to any of the following groups: a union or professional association, a political party or group, a sports or recreational organization, a cultural, educational or hobby organization, a religious-affiliated group, a school group, neighborhood, civic or community association, or a service club or fraternal association.
Data Source General Social Survey (GSS) Social Networks, Statistics Canada.
Population Population 18 years and older.
Data Available Sex, age groups, province/territory, urban/rural residence, and immigrant status.
Methods Calculation Numerator: Number of adults 18+ who report being a member or participant in at least one recreational or professional organization, group, association, or club.; Denominator: Total population, aged 18+
Additional Notes A high percentage can be interpreted as a positive result.
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