Canadians Suffering From Gas Prices Too

Have recent price increases in gasoline caused any financial hardship for you or others in your household?

Yes 66%
No 30%
Not sure 4%

Due to the recent price increases in gasoline, have you done any of the following activities? Check all that apply.

Drive less than usual 50%
Filled your car up with less gas than usual 32%
Walked to destinations more than usual 21%
Taken public transit more often than usual 12%
Bicycled more often than usual 9%
Carpooled more 7%
Seriously considered selling your car 7%
Sold your car to buy a more fuel efficient vehicle 5%
None of the above 24%

Source: Angus Reid Strategies
Methodology: Online interviews with 1,097 Canadian adults, conducted on May 22 and May 23, 2007. Margin of error is 3.0 per cent.

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