Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Approval: Unemployment
Generally speaking, do you approve or disapprove of the way the current federal government is handling reducing unemployment?
Year Month Approve Disapprove DK Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1986 September 622 1276 142 2039 Q113I FC864 Environics
1987 March 504 1426 90 2020 Q2I FC872 Environics
1987 November 887 986 170 2044 Q1I FC881 Environics
1988 May 827 1080 145 2053 Q2I FC883 Environics
1989 June 604 1255 144 2003 Q3I FC893 Environics
1989 December 505 1413 84 2002 Q5I FC901 Environics
1990 March 465 1417 120 2002 Q2I FC902 Environics
1990 June 513 1383 133 2029 Q3I FC903 Environics
1990 October 340 1548 131 2019 Q2I FC904 Environics
1991 January 391 1709 120 2220 Q2I FC911 Environics
1991 April 278 1641 103 2021 Q2I FC912 Environics
1991 July 301 1620 91 2012 Q9I FC913 Environics
1991 October 177 1289 65 1531 Q2I FC914 Environics
1992 February 216 1710 76 2001 Q2I FC921 Environics
1992 May 244 1685 76 2005 Q2I FC922 Environics
1992 August 299 1652 68 2019 Q3I FC923 Environics
1992 November 165 1782 75 2022 Q2I FC924 Environics
1993 March 207 1771 64 2042 Q2I FC931 Environics
1993 June 206 1726 70 2002 Q2I FC932 Environics
1993 August 209 1728 65 2001 Q2I FC933 Environics
1993 December 406 1393 202 2002 Q2I FC934 Environics
1994 March 451 1466 103 2020 Q4I FC941 Environics
1994 June 455 1489 82 2026 Q2I FC942 Environics
1994 September 572 1303 126 2001 Q4I FC943 Environics
1994 December 514 1383 99 1996 Q2I FC944 Environics
1995 March 481 1421 101 2003 Q2I FC951 Environics
1995 June 376 1561 99 2037 Q2I FC952 Environics
1995 September 415 1495 112 2022 Q8I FC953 Environics
1995 December 389 1520 96 2005 Q2H FC954 Environics
1996 March 430 1504 100 2034 Q2H FC961 Environics
1996 June 477 1438 99 2015 Q5H FC962 Environics
1996 Q3  454 1457 104 2015 Q2E FC963 Environics
1996 Q4  391 1485 124 2000 Q2E FC964 Environics
1997 Q1  300 1600 114 2014 Q2E FC971 Environics
1997 July 497 1356 88 1941 Q100E FC972 Environics
1997 October 505 1339 109 1953 Q117E FC973 Environics
1997 December 576 1290 82 1948 Q99F FC974 Environics
1998 March 31 62.6 6.5 1936 Q135F FC981 Environics
1998 June 30.6 62.7 6.8 1942 Q110F FC982 Environics
1998 October 32.2 60.8 7 1942 Q120F FC983 Environics
1998 December 31.9 60.6 7.5 1921 Q125F FC984 Environics
1999 March 30.9 61.1 8 1986 Q70F FC991 Environics
1999 June 33 58.1 8.9 1919 Q102F FC992 Environics
1999 September 34.7 57.8 7.5 1943 Q74F FC993 Environics
1999 December 57 43 0 1904 Q85F FC994 Environics
2000 March 53.4 46.6 0 1859 Q72F FC001 Environics
2000 June 58.3 41.7 0 1881 Q70F FC002 Environics
2000 September 53.5 46.5 0 1922 Q40F FC003 Environics
2000 December 56.5 43.5 0 1915 Q36F FC004 Environics
2001 April 51.2 48.8 0 1315 Q66F FC011 Environics
2001 June 54.3 45.7 0 1357 Q70F FC012 Environics
2001 September 49.2 50.8 0 1175 Q69F FC013 Environics
2001 December 45.8 54.2 0 1220 Q120F FC014 Environics
2003 Q1 53.2 43.3 3.4 1373 Q65F FC031 Environics
2003 Q2 48 46.2 5.7 1343 Q85F FC032 Environics
2003 Q3 48.6 46.6 4.8 1281 Q78F FC033 Environics
2003 Q4 51.1 44.9 4.1 1273 Q40_6 FC034 Environics
2004 Q1 44.7 49 6.3 1388 Q83F FC041 Environics
2004 Q3 53.7 41.2 5.1 1345 Q89F FC043 Environics
2004 Q4 42.1 52.8 5.1 1377 Q27_6 FC044 Environics
2005 Q1 42 48 10.1 1001 Q23F FC051 Environics
2005 Q3 50.6 43.6 5.8 1332 Q81F FC053 Environics
2006 Q1 40.4 43 16.5 1397 Q9F FC061 Environics
2006 Q2 54.6 34.1 11.3 1274 Q9F FC062 Environics
2006 Q3 43.5 47.1 9.3 1243 Q57F FC063 Environics
2006 Q4 50.3 38.3 11.4 1274 Q21F FC064 Environics
2007 Q1 51.6 41.6 6.8 1256 Q21F FC071 Environics
2007 Q2 53 35.9 11.1 1286 Q8_6 FC072 Environics
2007 Q3 59.3 32.9 7.9 1296 Q58F FC073 Environics
2007 Q4 64.0 36.0 - 1174 Q57F FC074 Environics
2008 Q1 49.5 39.8 10.7 1310 Q8F FC081 Environics
2008 Q2 49.1 41.7 9.2 1371 Q12F FC082 Environics
2008 Q4 41.9 50.6 7.6 2021 Q15_f FC084 Environics
2009 Q1 42.6 51.4 6.0 1376 Q25_F FC091 Environics
2009 Q2 37.2 55.7 7.1 996 Q16F FC092 Environics