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Table 7 Belief local police are doing a good job, by socio-demographic and economic characteristics, 2014

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Table summary
This table displays the results of Belief local police are doing a good job. The information is grouped by Socio-demographic or economic characteristic (appearing as row headers), Being approachable and easy to talk to, Ensuring safety of citizens, Promptly responding to calls, Treating people fairly, Enforcing the laws and Providing information on ways to prevent crime, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Socio-demographic or economic characteristic Being approachable and easy to talk to Ensuring safety of citizens Promptly responding to calls Treating people fairly Enforcing the laws Providing information on ways to prevent crime
percent
Sex  
MaleNote  71 70 67 67 63 61
Female 74Note ** 70 70Note ** 69Note * 66Note ** 63Note **
Age group (ref. Total)  
15 to 24 years 61Note ** 68Note * 66 64Note ** 58Note ** 53Note **
25 to 34 years 64Note ** 65Note ** 62Note ** 59Note ** 58Note ** 51Note **
35 to 44 years 74 68Note * 67Note * 69 64 60
45 to 54 years 75Note ** 69 67 69 65 63
55 to 64 years 79Note ** 72Note * 69 70Note * 68Note ** 68Note **
65 to 74 years 82Note ** 77Note ** 75Note ** 75Note ** 71Note ** 73Note **
75 years and older 86Note ** 82Note ** 83Note ** 81Note ** 76Note ** 77Note **
Marital status  
Married/common lawNote  76 71 69 71 66 64
Separated/divorced 73Note * 69 66Note * 64Note ** 64 64
Single 63Note ** 67Note ** 65Note ** 62Note ** 60Note ** 54Note **
Widowed 85Note ** 81Note ** 82Note ** 79Note ** 74Note ** 75Note **
Level of education  
Less than high school 75 75Note ** 72Note * 72Note ** 67 67Note **
High school diploma 71 70 67Note * 67 62Note ** 62Note **
Post-secondary diploma or certificate 73 69 67Note ** 69 64Note * 63Note **
University degreeNote  72 70 70 67 67 58
Main activity in the last 12 months  
Working at a paid job or businessNote  71 68 66 67 63 60
Looking for paid work 64Note * 64 66 59Note * 61 55
Going to school 65Note ** 71Note * 70Note ** 67 61 53Note **
Caring, Household work 75Note * 69 66 69 63 62
Retired 82Note ** 78Note ** 76Note ** 76Note ** 72Note ** 73Note **
Other 70 68 65 64 62 63
Household income  
Less than $20,000 74 72 70Note * 68 65 65Note **
$20,000 to $39,999 78Note ** 76Note ** 73Note ** 72Note ** 69Note ** 70Note **
$40,000 to $59,999 74Note * 72Note * 71Note ** 68 65 65Note **
$60,000 to $99,999 74Note ** 70 69Note * 70Note ** 64 63Note **
$100,000 to $149,999 73 70 68 71Note ** 65Note * 62Note *
$150,000 or moreNote  71 69 67 66 63 59
Visible minority  
Visible minorityNote  70 70 71 66 65 58
Non-visible minority 73Note ** 70 68Note ** 69Note * 65 63Note **
Aboriginal identity  
AboriginalNote  64 60 52 57 51 55
Non-Aboriginal 73Note ** 71Note ** 69Note ** 68Note ** 65Note ** 62Note **
Immigrant status  
Non-immigrantNote  72 70 67 68 64 61
Longer-term immigrant (immigrated before 2000) 75Note ** 72 73Note ** 67 68Note ** 63
Recent immigrant (2000 or since) 74 75Note ** 78Note ** 74Note ** 71Note ** 63
Immigrant, length of time in Canada unknown 79 78Note ** 74 67 68 65
Total - believe police are doing a good job 73 70 68 68 65 62
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