Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Health Care
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: health care.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1987 May 3.4 58.9 35.1 2.6 2019 q44i EFC872 Environics
1988 May 3 48.8 46.5 1.7 2053 q67i EFC883 Environics
1989 December 3.3 42.3 52.8 1.5 2006 q45i EFC894 Environics
1990 October 3.7 57.5 36.9 1.9 2019 q16i EFC904 Environics
1991 October 4.7 52.6 40.2 2.4 2003 q33i EFC914 Environics
1992 November 6.6 53.9 37.5 1.9 2022 q59i EFC924 Environics
1993 December 9.1 49.8 39.2 1.9 2002 q28i EFC934 Environics
1994 December 7 48.8 42.3 1.9 1996 q16i EFC944 Environics
1995 December 6.9 41.4 49.1 2.5 2005 q52i EFC954 Environics
1996 Q4 3.8 33.4 60.4 2.4 2000 q9i EFC964 Environics
1997 December 2.2 26.4 69.5 1.9 2022 q16i EFC974 Environics
1998 October 2.4 19 76 2.6 2002 q40i EFC983 Environics
1999 September 2.3 21.3 75.4 1 2061 q17i EFC993 Environics
2000 September 11.5 27.6 60.9 - 1267 q5i EFC003 Environics
2001 September 4 17.9 78 - 1282 q7i EFC013 Environics
2003 Q3 2.8 17.1 79.6 0.5 1173 q10h EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 3.7 18.9 77 0.3 1178 q21h EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 2.7 15.4 81.2 0.8 1190 q17h EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 2 16.9 80.5 0.6 1153 q31h EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 3.8 15.9 79.3 1.1 1196 q38h EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 2.9 18.2 78.5 0.4 697 q27h EFC083 Environics
2010 Q3 3.9 26.1 69.6 0.4 667 q35h 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?"