This matches what the real-world data is showing us: Canadians are far more driven
to get vaccinated than Americans.
What’s the point:
Just two months ago
, less than 5% of Canadians were fully vaccinated against Covid-19. At the same time, about 40% of Americans were
. Today, a little less than 50% of Americans are fully vaccinated, while a little more than 50% of Canadians are.
A big reason (though not the only one) why Canada has overtaken the US is pretty clear: Political polarization is playing a smaller role in who is and is not getting vaccinated there. We see a similar phenomenon in the United Kingdom, where more than 50% of the population is also fully vaccinated
(Note that those ages 12 and above are eligible for a Covid-19 vaccine in Canada and the United States, while, for most, the vaccine-eligible age in the UK is 18.)
In the Angus Reid poll in Canada, 85% of adults who voted for the center-left Liberal Party in 2019 have been at least…
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