Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Percentage (%) of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who are involved in volunteer organizations, by sex (parent), Canada, 2010-2011
05101520253035FemalesMalesSex - parentPercentage (%)Females: 34.0%Males: 32.0%Total population: 33.9%Legend
Percentage (%) of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who are involved in volunteer organizations, by sex (parent), Canada, 2010-2011
Sex - parentPercentage (%)95% CI
Total population33.9- - -
Females34.0- - -
Males32.0- - -

Source: Survey of Young Canadians - PMK 2010-2011, Statistics Canada

Measure Description

DefinitionPercentage of parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 who are involved in volunteer organizations such as school or church groups, and community or ethnic associations
Data SourceSYC-PMK (2010-2011)
Data AvailableSex-parent, Sex-child, 5-year age group-parent, 5-year age group-child, Household income
Estimate CalculationNumerator (weighted estimate): Number of households with parents/guardians of children aged 1-9 years who are involved in volunteer organizations; Denominator: Total households with children aged 1-9 years
Additional RemarksThe sampling unit is the child (one per household) and the respondent is the parent/guardian.


Suggested Citation

Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework (CMSIF) Data Tool, 2020 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020.

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