Recent studies based on crowdsourced data identified some of the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on Indigenous people compared to the rest of the population. A report, titled “Perceptions of Safety of Indigenous People During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” provides an overview of the perceptions of safety of Indigenous people related to the pandemic.
Researchers analyzed information gathered through two crowdsourcing initiatives in April and May, 2020. A total of 2,800 First Nations, Métis and Inuit people 15 years and older completed online questionnaires to provide a picture of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the well-being of Indigenous people and their perceptions of safety.
Read our latest Research Report Round-up, which presents a summary of the findings. Research Report Round-ups are brief, plain-language summaries of research reports, presented in a user-friendly format.