Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Education
Keeping in mind that increasing services could increase taxes, do you think the federal government is spending too much, just the right amount, or should be spending more on each of the following: education.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1987 May 5.9 44 46.6 3.5 2019 q44n EFC872 Environics
1988 May 4.1 42.9 49.4 3.7 2053 q67n EFC883 Environics
1989 December 4.5 34.4 58.7 2.3 2006 q45n EFC894 Environics
1990 October 3.6 40.7 53.8 1.9 2019 q16n EFC904 Environics
1991 October 4.8 38.5 53.5 3.1 2003 q33n EFC914 Environics
1992 November 5.2 34.8 57.5 2.4 2022 q59n EFC924 Environics
1993 December 8.3 36 53.3 2.4 2002 q28n EFC934 Environics
1994 December 7.1 33.3 57.1 2.5 1996 q16n EFC944 Environics
1995 December 6.9 34.5 55.1 3.5 2005 q52n EFC954 Environics
1996 Q4 5.2 32.4 58.6 3.8 2000 q9n EFC964 Environics
1997 December 4.7 27.5 64.2 3.5 2022 q16n EFC974 Environics
1998 October 3.8 26.2 67.3 2.7 2002 q40n EFC983 Environics
1999 September 2.4 24.3 71.2 2 2061 q17n EFC993 Environics
2000 September 4.5 19.8 75.6 - 1412 q5m EFC003 Environics
2001 September 3 25 72 - 1320 q7n EFC013 Environics
2003 Q3 3.6 23 72.3 1 1185 q10l EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 3 22.8 73.9 0.2 1186 q21l EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 2.2 17.2 80.0 0.6 1168 q17l EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 1.9 19.5 78.2 0.4 1186 q31l EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 3.0 25.6 70.0 1.4 1186 q38l EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 1.5 21.8 75.2 1.5 738 q27l EFC083 Environics
2010 - 3.8 26.2 69.1 0.9 687 q35l EFC2010 Environics
Starting with EFC033, the wording of the question was changed to "Keeping in mind that increasing services could increase taxes, do you think the federal government should spend more, less or the same on each of the following?"