The Mental Health Index™ report: November 2021
December 14, 2021
One in four working Canadians indicate that their personal and work lives have worsened since the pandemic.
At 10 points below the pre-pandemic benchmark, the mental health of Canadians continues to show strain
- The Mental Health Index™ for November 2021 has increased modestly from October but remains 10 points below the pre-2020 benchmark.
- Differences in mental health scores between those with and without emergency savings have been reported since the launch of the Index in April 2020. Nearly two years later, individuals without emergency savings have a mental health score (-31.5) more than 20 points below the overall group (-10.0) and more than 30 points below those with emergency savings (-0.2).
- With more than a 6-point decline from October, full-time post-secondary students continue to have the lowest mental health score (-25.6) by a significant margin.