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Public Opinion Survey Following the March 19th, 2012 By-election in Toronto–Danforth (Ontario)

Annex 1 - Socio-demographic Information

This section provides detailed breakdown of survey respondents by the following socio-demographic characteristics: age, gender, education, employment status, household income, ethnic background, country of birth, disability status, and type of dwelling (at the time of the election). All interviews were conducted in English.

Age
Base 750
18-24 9%
25-44 42%
45-64 31%
65+ 14%
Refused 4%
Gender
Base 750
Male 48%
Female 52%
Education
Base 750
Some elementary <1%
Completed elementary 1%
Some high school 4%
Completed high school 9%
Community college/vocational/trade school/commercial/CEGEP 16%
Some university 7%
Completed university 33%
Post-graduate university/professional school 26%
Some college 1%
Refused 2%
Employment Status
Base 750
Working full-time 43%
Working part-time 9%
Unemployed or looking for a job 5%
Self-employed 14%
Stay at home full-time 4%
Student 8%
Retired 15%
Disability pension 1%
Refused 2%
Household Income
Base 750
Under $20,000 7%
$20,000 to just under $40,000 10%
$40,000 to just under $60,000 10%
$60,000 to just under $80,000 10%
$80,000 to just under $100,000 11%
$100,000 and over 33%
Refused 19%
Ethnic Background
Base 750
White/Caucasian 79%
Chinese 5%
South Asian/East Indian 3%
Black (Africa, Caribbean) 2%
Filipino 1%
West Asian/North 1%
Aboriginal Canadian 1%
Latin American 1%
Other 2%
Refused/don't know 6%
Country of Birth
Base 750
Canada 73%
Outside Canada 25%
Refused 2%
Disability Status
Base 750
Yes 8%
No 91%
Refused 1%
Type of Dwelling
Base 750
House 72%
Townhouse 5%
Condominium 4%
Apartment 17%
Long term care centre <1%
Refused 1%