From January 8-10, 2021, Leger surveyed 1,501 Canadians about several topics related to the one-year anniversary of COVID-19 in Canada.
The survey topics included:
- Mental health
- Moving forward
- Working situations
- Financial impacts of COVID-19
- Trusted sources of information
- The impact of vaccination
SOME OF THE KEY HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE…
- 40% of Canadians say that their mental health is worse compared to pre-pandemic times.
- One-in-five working Canadians indicate that their mental health has impacted their job performance.
- Nine-in-ten Canadians who are married/in a common-law relationship feel that the pandemic either improved or did not impact their relationship.
- COVID-19 has brought Canadians closer to their immediate family members but has distanced them from others, most notably their friends.
- 56% of Canadians whose finances were less impacted by COVID-19 are willing to help those in need.
- 1,501 residents of Canada aged 18 or older were surveyed online using Leger’s online panel, LEO, from January 8-10, 2021.
- Using data from the 2016 Census, the results were weighted according to age, gender, and region in order to ensure a representative sample of the population in Canada.
- No margin of error can be associated with a non-probability sample. However, for comparative purposes, a probability sample of 1,501 respondents would have a margin of error of ±2.53%, 19 times out of 20.