Morality Barometer 2006

Canadians view pedophilia as the most immoral type of behaviour. Seventy-four percent (74%) of Canadians ranks extra-marital affairs as the number 2 on our list of immoral behaviours. Eighty-one percent (81%) of women agree with this opinion, whereas only 68% of men agree. In this respect, Quebeckers are more tolerant (68%) than all other provinces combined (78%).Two-thirds of the population rank prostitution (68%), alcohol abuse (65%) and sexual relations before the age of 16 (65%) in the top 5. In these three cases, women are more easily offended than men. (17%, 11% and 7% respectively). Once more, Québec differs when it comes to sexual relations before the age of 16. In fact, only 51% of Quebeckers condemn sexual relations before 16,whereas the average in the rest of Canada is 67%.

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