The Sun Life Canadian Health IndexTM provides a comprehensive snapshot of the attitudes, perceptions and behaviours of Canadians relating to their health. It's based on a landmark coast-to-coast survey of over 2,400 adults conducted by Ipsos Reid and commissioned by Sun Life annually.

News release

Forty per cent of Canadians facing financial hardship after serious health event
Sun Life Canadian Health Index™ reveals Canadians aged 45 to 54 hardest hit by unforeseen healthcare costs

Key findings


Index report

View the full Sun Life Canadian Health IndexTM report [PDF, 12 pages, 943 KB].

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Index reports

View the full Sun Life Canadian Health IndexTM report.
[PDF, 12 pages, 943 KB]

Past reports:

  • 2012 [PDF, 19 pages, 2.44 MB]
  • 2011 [PDF, 18 pages, 1.89 MB]
  • 2010 [PDF, 16 pages, 834 KB]

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