Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Federal Government Spending: Creating Jobs
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: incentives to industry to create jobs.
Year Month Too Much Just Right Should Spend More DK/NA Valid N Variable Survey Firm
1987 May 9.1 21 66 4 2019 q44g EFC872 Environics
1988 May 8.1 28.5 59.6 3.7 2053 q67g EFC883 Environics
1989 December 11 25.5 59.2 4.3 2006 q45g EFC894 Environics
1990 October 10.8 22.5 62.5 4.2 2019 q16g EFC904 Environics
1991 October 10.9 20.3 63.7 5.1 2003 q33g EFC914 Environics
1992 November 7.1 18.5 71.4 3 2022 q59g EFC924 Environics
1993 December 8.3 19.3 68.4 3.9 2002 q28g EFC934 Environics
1994 December 12.4 25.2 58.4 4.1 1996 q16g EFC944 Environics
1995 December 12.7 21.7 60.5 5 2005 q52g EFC954 Environics
1996 Q4 10.4 21.8 62.7 5 2000 q9g EFC964 Environics
1997 December 9.8 21.1 64.5 4.6 2022 q16g EFC974 Environics
1998 October 9.1 22.6 63.4 4.9 2002 q40g EFC983 Environics
1999 September 8.5 26.7 60.9 3.9 2061 q17g EFC993 Environics
2000 Q3 15.8 35.4 48.9 - 1352 q5g EFC003 Environics
2003 Q3 12.8 30.0 55.6 1.6 1167 q10f EFC033 Environics
2004 Q3 10.9 33.4 54.7 1.0 1124 q21f EFC043 Environics
2005 Q3 11.7 32.8 54.7 0.9 1156 q17f EFC053 Environics
2006 Q3 9.4 26.7 63.1 0.8 1176 q31f EFC063 Environics
2007 Q3 13.1 37.6 48.0 1.2 1219 q38f EFC073 Environics
2008 Q3 5.0 27.2 66.9 0.9 679 q27f EFC083 Environics
2010 Q3 10.8 30.3 57.0 1.9 677 q35f 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?"