Table 8
Reported impacts resulting from most serious problem, by number of problems, provinces, 2021


Table 8
Reported impacts resulting from most serious problem, by number of problems, provinces, 2021
Table summary
This table displays the results of Reported impacts resulting from most serious problem. The information is grouped by Impacts (appearing as row headers), One serious problem, Two serious problems, Three or more serious problems, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Impacts One serious problemTable 8 Note  Two serious problems Three or more serious problems
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Financial impacts
Had a financial impact 68 64 72 77Note * 72 82 86Note * 82 90
Had to borrow money from friends or relatives 17 13 20 19 15 24 31Note * 26 37
Had to put expenses on credit card 29 25 33 35 29 40 48Note * 42 54
Borrowed money from a credit or loan agency 4 3 6 5 3 9 10Note * 7 14
Borrowed money from the bank 12 10 15 10 7 15 15 11 19
Had to take out a mortgage or remortgage 4 3 6 3 2 7 3 2 5
Had to spend savings 44 40 48 43 37 49 62Note * 57 68
Had to declare bankruptcy 2 1 3 4 2 7 3 1 5
Had to miss payment on bills or pay them late 12 10 15 21Note * 16 27 33Note * 28 39
Other financial impact 5 3 7 6 4 9 10Note * 7 14
No financial impact related to most serious problem 29 25 33 22Note * 17 27 13Note * 9 17
Socio-economic impacts
Had a socio-economic impact 23 21 26 29 24 34 47 42 52
Caused or contributed to losing job 9 7 11 15Note * 11 18 21Note * 17 25
Caused or contributed to losing housing 3 2 4 4 2 7 13Note * 10 17
Applied for employment insurance 7 6 9 13Note * 10 17 16Note * 13 21
Applied for a housing subsidy 2 1 3 2 1 4 6Note * 4 9
Applied for another type of social assistance 3 2 5 4 2 6 10Note * 7 14
Caused an insurance claim 8 7 10 8 6 11 11 8 15
No socio-economic impact related to most serious problem 72 69 75 65 61 70 49 44 54
Health impacts
Had a health impact 72 69 74 82Note * 78 86 92Note * 89 95
Physical health problem(s) 24 21 26 33Note * 29 38 54Note * 49 59
Mental health problem(s) 35 32 38 48Note * 43 53 67Note * 62 71
Social, family, or personal issues 32 29 35 41Note * 36 46 58Note * 53 63
Extreme stress 64 61 67 76Note * 72 81 87Note * 83 90
No health impact related to most serious problem 28 25 31 18 14 22 8 5 11
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