Global Matrix 3.0: Report urges recognition of childhood physical activity as a global health priority

On November 26, the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance released the Global Matrix 3.0 – the most comprehensive comparison of child and youth physical activity across the globe.

This year marks the third iteration of this robust global comparison. The Global Matrix 3.0 compares 49 countries from six continents to assess global trends in childhood physical activity 3 in developed and developing nations. ParticipACTION is once again thrilled to contribute to this global initiative by providing Canadian-specific data.

Want to know how Canada stacks up to the rest of the world? Please visit to view the full global comparison of all 49 nations, including the individual reports cards of each participating country.