PMB Index

Per cent of Canadian households with a snowblower: 17Of which, 33% are in Quebec.Index of 25-34s who have taken a vacation in the past three years to the Caribbean, Mexico or South America: 138Per cent of people in Toronto who took...

Per cent of Canadian households with a snowblower: 17

Of which, 33% are in Quebec.

Index of 25-34s who have taken a vacation in the past three years to the Caribbean, Mexico or South America: 138

Per cent of people in Toronto who took a vacation in Florida in the past three years: 27

Per cent of people in Vancouver who vacationed in California: 27

Index for vacationing in Hawaii in the past three years: b.c. – 314; Alberta – 219; the Prairies – 169; Ontario – 61; Quebec – 19

Per cent of Canadians 50-64 who used motels as accommodations for their last vacation: 26

Per cent who stayed with friends/family: 38

Per cent who used a luxury hotel: 12

Per cent of Canadians who spent more than $2,500 on their last vacation: 14

Per cent spending more than $5,000: 3

Index of 65+ who have bought their last vacation as a vacation package through a travel agent: 143

Index of 18-24s: 72

Index of professionals/senior managers and owners who use nasal spray: 137

Other occupations: 98

Index of teenagers who use cough drops: 125

Seniors: 78

Percentage of adults who strongly agree that capital punishment should be reinstated: PMB ’88: 40; PMB ’93: 36

An ‘index’ figure in this column shows how a particular measure relates to the relevant population. It indicates whether the figure is above average (over 100) or below the average (under 100).

The PMB Index provides a snapshot of how Canadians think and behave. For more information, please call Joanne Van der Burgt at (416) 961-3205.