Loneliness in Canada

Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021090


This infographic uses data from the Canadian Social Survey to look at loneliness. It shows that loneliness is prevalent across Canada and that the share of people in Canada who reported high levels of loneliness varies based on age group, gender and marital status. It also shows that those who are lonely report worse mental health and lower life satisfaction. Loneliness is an indicator in Canada's Quality of Life Framework.

Issue Number: 2021090
Author(s): Walker, Ian; Kaplan, Julie; Kaddatz, Jennifer; Huggins, Joie; Kow, Benjamin
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HTMLNovember 24, 2021
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