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Public Opinion Survey Following the June 30, 2014 Federal By–elections

Section 4: Sample Demographics

Table 1: Ethnic Backgrounds
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
White/Caucasian 72 70 41 84 92
Chinese 8 8 23 <1 --
South Asian/East Indian 5 6 13 2 <1
Aboriginal Canadian 3 <1 <1 8 4
Black 2 1 7 1 1
East Asian 1 2 3 1 --
Latin American 1 2 2 <1 --
West Asian/North African/Arab 1 2 1 1 --
South East Asian 1 <1 3 1 --
Canadian 1 2 1 <1 1
Filipino 1 <1 2 -- --
Jewish <1 1 -- -- --
Other 1 2 2 <1 <1
No answer 3 3 4 1 3

QS4. What is your ethnic background?
Base: All respondents



Table 2: Country of origin
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Mentions of more than 1% Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Canada 76 71 45 91 95
China 3 2 10 <1 --
United Kingdom 2 4 3 2 1
United States 2 4 1 1 1
Other 16 19 38 7 2
No answer 1 1 3 <1 1

QS5. In what country were you born?
Base: All respondents



Table 3: Year came to Canada
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Total: Among those not born in Canada Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 392 116 219 36c 20c
% % % % %
Before 1980 38 50 33 24 49
1980-1999 32 26 37 23 36
2000 or later 22 17 22 50 --
Don't know/No answer 8 7 9 3 14

QS6. In what year did you come to live in Canada?
Base: All respondents

Table 4: Incidence and nature of disability
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Yes, have a disability 7 8 9 5 7
Nature of disability:
n= 116 33c 35c 20c 28c
Mobility 33 37 24 25 44
Mental/Emotional/Memory 13 18 15 7 6
Blind or visual impairment 12 9 17 8 10
Paralysis/Spinal/MS/Nervous system 11 8 9 27 4
Leg problems/Walking/ Balancing 8 4 12 9 8
Arthritis/Pain 5 3 6 10 4
Coordination or dexterity 4 3 4 3 7
Diabetes 4 -- 11 2 --
Speech impairment 3 2 -- 14 --
Deaf/Hearing 3 5 -- -- 4
Medical (general) 2 7 -- -- --
Hands/arms 2 -- -- 5 5
Heart/Stroke 2 7 -- -- --
Other (1% or less) 10 8 9 -- 21
No answer 3 6 -- 9 --

QS7. Are you a person with a disability?
Base: All respondents
QS8. Could you please specify the nature of your disability?
Base: Respondents with a disability (n=116)
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Table 5: Employment status
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
NET EMPLOYED 66 68 58 73 62
Working full-time 49 48 44 61 43
Working part-time 8 9 10 5 8
Self-employed 9 11 5 7 12
NET UNEMPLOYED 12 11 8 15 12
Looking for a job 5 7 6 4 3
Stay at home full-time 7 4 2 11 9
Student 4 3 6 5 3
Retired 16 16 22 5 19
Disability pension 2 1 3 2 2
No answer 1 1 3 <1 1

QS9. Which of the following best describes your own present employment status?
Base: All respondents



Table 6: Type of dwelling
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
House 71 46 63 84 92
Condominium 12 28 13 6 3
Apartment 10 21 13 4 1
Townhouse 4 4 9 3 1
Other 2 1 1 3 1
No answer 1 1 3 <1 1

QS10. What is the highest level of education that you have reached?
Base: All respondents



Table 8: Educational attainment
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
High school or less 24 10 20 32 35
Community college/vocational/trade school 25 14 21 34 30
Some university 7 8 7 7 6
Completed university 27 36 34 18 21
Postgraduate degree or professional school 15 32 14 8 6
No answer 2 1 3 1 1

QS11. What is the highest level of education that you have reached?
Base: All respondents



Table 8: Internet use
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Yes 92 94 88 94 92
No 7 5 10 6 7
No answer 1 1 2 <1 1

QS12. Do you use the internet, whether through a computer, a smart phone, a tablet, or some other device?
Base: All respondents



Table 9: Method of accessing the Internet
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Total: Among those who use the internet Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,474 378 353 376 367
% % % % %
Laptop computer 77 79 74 82 74
Desktop computer 67 67 74 62 64
Smartphone 65 65 58 82 55
Tablet 56 53 56 63 50
No answer <1 1 1 -- <1

QS13. And how do you access the internet? Is it through a
Base: Among those who use the internet



Table 10: Household income
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Total: Among those who use the internet Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Under $20K 7 10 8 4 4
$20K-$40K 9 8 12 4 11
$40K-$60K 11 11 17 4 13
$60K-$80K 10 14 11 6 11
$80K-$100K 10 10 10 6 15
$100K or more 37 35 21 63 27
No answer 16 12 21 13 20

QS14. Which of the following categories best corresponds to the total annual income, before taxes, of all members in your household, for 2013?
Base: All respondents



Table 11: Incidence of voting in the May 2nd, 2011, federal general election
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Total Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Yes 76 85 75 67 76
No 20 11 20 30 21
No answer 4 4 5 3 3

QS16. Finally, we would like to know if you voted in the May 2nd, 2011, federal general election?
Base: All respondents



Table 12: Age and gender
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Total (weighted) Trinity-Spadina Scarborough Fort McMurray Macleod
n= 1,600 400 400 400 400
% % % % %
Age
18-34 30 28 27 42 24
35-54 39 37 36 42 39
55-64 15 16 15 11 19
65 or older 16 19 22 5 18
Gender
Male 50 50 50 50 50
Female 50 50 50 50 50

X1. Gender (by observation)
QS1. Could you please tell me, in what year were you born?
Base: All respondents