Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Employment Insurance
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: Employment insurance.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1996 Q4 13.4 46.4 32.6 7.5 2000 q9s EFC964 Environics
1997 December 12.3 47.4 33.3 6.9 2022 q16s EFC974 Environics
1998 October 14 46.9 32.8 6.2 2002 q40s EFC983 Environics
1999 September 9.6 47.4 35.9 7.1 2061 q17s EFC993 Environics
2000 September 17.9 45.2 37 - 1304 q5r EFC003 Environics
2001 September 14.3 51.3 34.4 - 1239 q7s EFC013 Environics
2003 Q3 18.4 47.4 31.9 2.3 1195 q10q EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 18.1 51.6 28.4 1.8 1164 q21q EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 18.6 49.5 30.3 1.6 1143 q17q EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 15.2 50 32.9 1.8 1157 q31q EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 20.2 51.0 25.7 3.0 1181 q38q EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 14.2 53.9 28.7 3.2 714 q27q EFC083 Environics
2010 Q3 14.5 50.8 30.3 4.4 709 q35q 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?"