Canadian Public Opinion Trends
Source Canadian Opinion Research Archive
http:///www.queensu.ca/cora/trends
Most Important Problem
In your opinion, what is the most important problem facing Canadians today?
2010
Response %
Crime/Law and Order 2.5
Deficit/Public Debt 1.4
Child care 0.2
Economy/Interest Rates 21.5
Education Issues 1.7
Environment/Pollution 5.8
Farming/Fisheries/Forestry 0.2
Gas/Fuel Prices 0.5
Healthcare 13.4
Immigration/Refugees/Racial Issues 2.8
Inflation/Cost of Living 1.2
Climate Change/Global Warming 0.9
Moral Issues 1.7
National Unity/Quebec 0.8
Native/Aboriginal Issues 0.2
Personal Finances 1.7
Poor Government/Leadership 5.0
Poverty/Hunger/Homelessness 2.4
Same-Sex Marriage 0.1
Social Issues/Cutes to Social Programs 1.2
Taxes 3.4
Terrorism/Security 0.4
Unemployment 11.6
Afghanistan/Military 0.9
World Conflict/War 0.5
Canada's Place in the World 0.3
Canada/US Relations 0.5
Infrastructure/Roads/Transit 0.2
Government Leadership/Harper Gov't/Minority Gov 1.9
Gun Registry 0.3
Census/Cancellation of Long Form Census 0.1
Oil Sands/Oil Sands Pipelines 0.2
Pensions 0.7
None 0.8
Other 3.1
Don't Know 8.8
Total Sample Size 2020
Question Number q2
Survey EFC2010