Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Unemployment
In your opinion, will unemployment increase or decrease in the next six months?
Year Month Increase Decrease Same DK Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1978 June 59.8 23.7 13.1 3.1 1913 Q9 FC784 Environics
1978 September 76.6 11.9 7 4.6 1812 Q27 FC785 Environics
1978 November 66.8 14.9 12.4 5.8 1850 Q10 FC791 Environics
1979 March 41.7 35.2 15.6 7.5 1967 Q3 FC792 Environics
1979 May 42 34 16.3 7.6 1893 Q1 FC793 Environics
1979 June 51.6 27.5 16.1 4.7 1772 Q1 FC794 Environics
1979 September 68.6 14.7 11.7 5 1876 Q1 FC795 Environics
1979 November 75.7 10.3 8.2 5.8 1836 Q1 FC801 Environics
1980 February 54.8 25.9 11.9 7.4 1935 Q1 FC802 Environics
1980 April 63.6 23.7 9.2 3.7 1863 Q1 FC803 Environics
1980 June 63.1 20.7 11 5.1 1923 Q1 FC804 Environics
1980 September 71.4 13.7 8.9 6 1917 Q1 FC805 Environics
1980 November 76.8 11.6 7.5 4.2 1938 FC811 Environics
1981 June 64.6 24.7 7.7 3.1 1960 Q1 FC814 Environics
1981 November 83.7 9.3 4.2 2.9 1084 Q1 FC821 Environics
1982 June 79.2 12.5 6.3 2 1998 Q1 FC824 Environics
1982 September 79.4 13.2 5.3 2.1 2011 Q6 FC825 Environics
1982 November 76 15.7 6.3 2 2017 Q1 FC831 Environics
1983 February 50 37 10.7 2.3 2018 Q4 FC832 Environics
1983 April 45.4 39 12.8 2.8 2024 Q4 FC833 Environics
1983 June 41.1 40.7 14.6 3.7 2020 Q1 FC834 Environics
1983 September 54.1 28.6 13.7 3.5 2011 Q1 FC835 Environics
1983 November 54.1 28.3 14.2 3.5 2009 Q2 FC841 Environics
1984 June 54.6 27.2 15.9 2.1 2019 Q2 FC844 Environics
1984 November 62.6 21.4 12.8 3.2 2021 Q1 FC851 Environics
1985 June 46.2 35.4 15 3.4 2058 Q1 FC854 Environics
1985 November 55.5 24.7 15.3 4.6 2040 Q1 FC861 Environics
1986 November 51.3 23.1 21.5 4.1 2004 Q4 FC871 Environics
1987 May 43.3 34.8 19.6 2.3 2033 Q2 FC873 Environics
1987 November 49.4 22.9 22.7 4.9 2044 Q4 FC881 Environics
1988 May 43.1 30.2 20.6 6.1 2053 Q5 FC883 Environics
1988 December 52.7 22.2 19.9 5.1 2006 Q5 FC891 Environics
1989 June 56.2 21 18.8 4 2003 Q6 FC893 Environics
1989 December 67.1 16.3 13.9 2.6 2002 Q8 FC901 Environics
1990 June 65.5 16.9 12.5 5.1 2029 Q6 FC903 Environics
1991 January 75.9 16.4 5 2.7 2220 Q5 FC911 Environics
1991 July 61 25 11.2 2.8 2012 Q12 FC913 Environics
1992 February 70.5 20.2 6.4 2.9 2001 Q6 FC921 Environics
1992 August 66.5 16.7 15.5 1.3 2019 Q7 FC923 Environics
1993 March 57.6 27.7 12.5 2.2 2042 Q6 FC931 Environics
1993 August 66 17.6 14.3 2.1 2001 Q6 FC933 Environics
1994 March 47.6 32.4 18.6 1.5 2020 Q8 FC941 Environics
1994 September 49.3 29.7 16.7 4.3 2001 Q8 FC943 Environics
1995 March 52.5 30.8 13.8 3 2003 Q8 FC951 Environics
1995 September 64.6 18.7 13.3 3.5 2022 Q12 FC953 Environics
Series terminated