Table 1
Serious problems or disputes in the past 3 years, by type of problem and gender, provinces, 2021


Table 1
Serious problems or disputes in the past 3 years, by type of problem and gender, provinces, 2021
Table summary
This table displays the results of Serious problems or disputes in the past 3 years. The information is grouped by Type of problem (appearing as row headers), Women, Men, Total, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of problem WomenTable 1 Note  Men Total
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Experienced at least one problem 34 32 35 34 33 36 34 33 35
Experienced at least one serious problem 18 17 19 18 17 20 18 17 19
A large purchase or service where you did not get what you paid for and the seller did not fix the problem 14 12 16 16 13 18 15 13 17
Your employer or job, excluding personal injuries 14 12 16 13 10 15 13 12 15
A personal injury or serious health issue due to work conditions, in a commercial establishment, in a traffic accident, or any other public place 10 8 12 10 8 13 10 9 12
Your neighbourhood, such as vandalism, property damage, threats, or excessive noise 21 18 23 22 19 25 21 19 23
Your house, rent, mortgage, or rent owed to you 8 7 10 10 8 12 9 8 11
Debt, collecting money owed to you, excluding rent and housing issues 12 10 14 17Note * 15 20 15 13 16
Obtaining social or housing assistance, old age security or guaranteed income supplement or other government assistance 6 5 8 6 5 8 6 5 7
Obtaining disability assistance 5 3 6 5 4 7 5 4 6
Immigration, refugee status, or sponsoring a family member's application to immigrate to Canada 3 2 4 3 2 5 3 2 4
Contact with the police or other part of criminal justice system involving being stopped, accused, charged, detained, or arrested 3 2 4 10Note * 8 12 7 5 8
Contact with the police or other part of criminal justice system as a victim or witness of crime 9 8 11 10 8 12 10 8 11
Breakdown of family or relationship, excluding child custody 10 8 12 9 7 12 10 8 11
Child custody or other problem involving parental responsibilities 8 6 9 4Note * 3 6 6 5 7
A will or taking care of financial or health issues for a person unable to do so for themselves 9 8 11 8 6 10 9 7 10
Poor or incorrect medical treatment 19 16 21 14Note * 11 16 16 14 18
Civil court proceedings or a letter threatening legal action over a civil matter 6 5 8 8 6 10 7 6 8
Harassment 18 16 21 14Note * 11 16 16 14 18
Discrimination 17 14 19 15 13 17 16 14 18
Any other issue 3 2 4 2 2 4 3 2 4
Did not experience a serious problem 74 73 75 74 73 76 74 73 75
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