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Public opinion and other research

Read research and insights into what matters to Albertans, and their opinions on how government is doing.

2014

Public Opinion Research

  • Client Satisfaction Survey — March 2014 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 1,002 Albertans from February 18 to March 11, 2014. This survey explores how Albertans access information provided by the Alberta Government.

  • Post-Budget 2014 Survey — March 2014 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 1,002 Albertans from March 10 - 16, 2014. This survey provides a more detailed assessment of Albertans' opinions on Budget 2014, as well as thoughts on the province's direction as a whole.

Omnibus Surveys

The questions in these items are the Alberta Government's portion of a larger survey, conducted monthly by Environics Research Group. These surveys are telephone surveys conducted with approximately 1,000 Albertans (exceptions as noted) each month.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — March 2014 (PDF)
    March 7 - 16, 2014. This survey assesses Albertans' opinions about Budget 2014 and follows up on January 2014's flood questions.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — February 2014 (PDF)
    February 14 - 23, 2014. This survey tracks awareness of labour negotiations from January, asks Albertans thoughts on the government's salary disclosure and looks at how Albertans feel about prostitution.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — January 2014 (PDF)
    January 10 - 19, 2014. This survey assesses how Albertans feel about public sector labour negotiations as well as the government's response and mitigation efforts following the June 2013 floods.

2013

Public Opinion Research

  • Alberta Flood Response Research — August 2013 (PDF)
    Online survey conducted with 800 Albertans, which includes portions completed only by Albertans impacted by the June 2013 floods (n = 317), from August 12 - 20, 2013.
    The survey provides a detailed assessment of the Alberta Government's flood response, including performance, availability of information and awareness of programs.

  • Opinions on Government Response to Flooding in Southern Alberta — June 2013 (PDF)
    Online survey conducted with 1,129 Albertans from June 24 - 27, 2013.
    This survey asked Albertans to evaluate the Alberta Government's initial response to the June 2013 floods.

  • Post-Budget — April 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 1,000 Albertans from April 3 - 18, 2013.
    This survey provides a more detailed assessment of Albertans' opinions on Budget 2013, as well as thoughts on the province's direction.

  • Client Satisfaction Survey — March 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 1,007 Albertans from February 21 - 27, 2013.
    This survey explores how Albertans access information provided by the Alberta Government.

Omnibus Surveys

The questions in these items are the Alberta Government's portion of a larger survey, conducted monthly by Environics Research Group. These surveys are telephone surveys conducted with approximately 1,000 Albertans (exceptions as noted) each month.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — October 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between October 11 - 20, 2013.
    This survey asks Albertans about what they've heard recently in regards to oil sands and the environment.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — September 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between August 9 - 18, 2013.
    This survey looks at how Albertans access information provided by the Alberta Government, and asks Albertans what information they would like to be able to obtain from alberta.ca.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — August 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between August 9 - 18, 2013.
    This survey continues to track opinions on the Alberta Government's flood response.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — June 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 831 Albertans from June 14 - 22, 2013.
    This survey looks at awareness of recent government publications as well as Albertans' choice of news sources. Smaller number of respondents is due to interruptions caused by flooding in southern Alberta.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — May 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between May 10 - 26, 2013.
    This survey explores Albertans' comfort level with a variety of health care services.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — April 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between April 12 - 21, 2013.
    This survey assesses support for recent budget measures as well as the Alberta Government's priorities.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — March 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between March 8 - 17, 2013.
    This survey assesses Albertans' opinions about Budget 2013.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — Feb 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between February 8 - 13, 2013.
    This survey builds on the January 2013 omnibus survey, tracking opinion on potential budget measures and awareness of recent public engagement.

  • Omnibus Public Opinion Survey — Jan 2013 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with a total of 2,500 Albertans (five waves of 500 respondents) from January 12 - 27, 2013.
    This survey tracks awareness of Premier Redford's television address, and potential budget challenges in early 2013.

2012

  • Alberta Public Opinion Survey — July 2012 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted with 800 Albertans from July 19-31, 2012.
    The survey suggests that Albertans are satisfied with the performance of the government and feel it is headed in the right direction.

  • Alberta Public Opinion Survey — March 2012 (PDF)
    Telephone survey conducted between March 1 - 18, 2012.
    68% of respondents are satisfied with the province's direction.
    Public confidence is highest in government's ability to address employment (74%), the economy (70%) and oil and gas industry (68%)

  • Alberta Budget Survey — February 2012 (PDF)
    Telephone survey of 1,000 adult Albertans. Interviews conducted between February 9 - 17, 2012.

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