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Survey of Electors on Communications with Electors

Annex 2 - Socio-demographic Information

This section provides a detailed breakdown of survey respondents by the following socio-demographic characteristics: region, age, gender, education, employment status, language, awareness of complaints related to the last federal general election, and voter status. All data are weighted and the base for each table is the full survey sample (N=1,011).

Region %
Atlantic 7%
Quebec 25%
Ontario 37%
Prairies 17%
British Columbia 13%

Age %
18-24 11%
25-34 16%
35-54 35%
55+ 34%
Refused 4%

Gender %
Male 48%
Female 52%

Education %
Some elementary 1%
Completed elementary 1%
Some high school 6%
Completed high school 19%
Community college/vocational/trade school/commercial/CEGEP 26%
Some university 8%
Completed university 26%
Post-graduate university/professional school (e.g. law school, medical school) 11%
Other <1%

Employment Status %
Working full-time 46%
Working part-time 11%
Self-employed 2%
Unemployed, but looking for work 4%
Student 5%
Retired 25%
Other 5%
Refused 1%

Language %
English 78%
French 22%

Q33. Were you aware that Elections Canada received complaints about automated and live telephone calls during and after the last federal general election?
Awareness of Complaints %
Yes 58%
No 42%
Refused <1%

Q11: Did you vote in the last federal general election?
Voter Status %
Yes 83%
No 17%
Refused <1%