Ipsos Global News Year-End Poll 2017 – Debt

The average Canadian has $8,539.50 in consumer (non-mortgage debt), but this includes nearly half (46%) who have no consumer debt

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  • Sean Simpson SVP, Canada, Public Affairs
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  • These are the findings of an Ipsos poll conducted from December 10 to December 14, 2017, exclusively for Global News.
  • A sample of n= 2,098 Canadians aged 18+ was sampled via the Ipsos I-Say panel and non-panel sources.
  • Quotas and weighting were employed to ensure that the sample reflects that of the Canadian population by region, age and gender according to Canadian census information.
  • The precision of Ipsos online polls is measured using a credibility interval. In this case, the results of the poll are considered accurate to within +/- 2.4 percentage points, 19 times out of 20, of what the results would be had all Canadian adults been polled.
  • Credibility intervals are wider among subsets of the population.

For more information on this news release, please contact:

Sean Simpson
Vice President, Ipsos Public Affairs
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The author(s)
  • Sean Simpson SVP, Canada, Public Affairs