Community and Environment

2018 Grade: B
2016 Grade: B


% of children or parents who report having facilities, programs, parks, and playgrounds available to them in their community.

% of communities/municipalities that report they have infrastructure

% of children or parents who report living in a safe neighborhood where they can be physically active.

% of children or parents who report having well-maintained facilities, parks, and playgrounds in their community that are safe to use.

Key Findings
  • 60%-79% of parents/primary caregivers of adolescents aged 11-18 years considered their neighborhood safe for their children to be physically active.
  • Parents of children aged 8-12 years reported a modest availability of sport facilities in their community, with an average score of 3.6 out of 5 received.