Consumer Financial Hardship Study

The impact due to COVID-19 in Canada

We’re conducting weekly global Consumer Financial Hardship studies to better understand how consumers are being impacted financially by the COVID-19 health crisis. As results come in, we’ll continue to provide explanations of our findings and visual representations of the data.

Latest Canadian Report

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This online survey of 1,007 adults was conducted May 4 - 5, 2020 by TransUnion in partnership with third-party research provider Qualtrics® Research-Services. Adults 18 years of age and older residing in Canada were surveyed using an online research panel method across a combination of computer, mobile, and tablet devices. Survey questions were administered in English or French. West, Central and Atlantic regions are represented in the study survey responses. To ensure general population sample representativeness across Canadian resident demographics, the survey included quotas to balance responses to the census statistics on the dimensions of age, gender, household income and region. These research results are unweighted and statistically significant at a 95% confidence level within ±3.09 percentage points based on calculated error margin.


Latest Canada Reports

Weekly detailed results from our study.

Week Four Report
Week Four
Week Four Report
Week Three Report
Week Three
Week Three Report
Week Two Report
Week Two
Week Two Report
 Week One Report
Week One
Week One Report

Latest Canada Infographics

Weekly visual highlights of our results.

Week Four Infographic
Week Four
Week Four Infographic
Week Three Infographic
Week Three
Week Three Infographic
Week Two Infographic
Week Two
Week Two Infographic
Week One Infographic
Week One
Week One Infographic