2nd quarter of 2022
The objective of this survey is to monitor the evolution of assets collected from individuals by retail securities brokerage firms in Québec.
Frequently asked questions
The Institut de la statistique du Québec, also known as Statistique Québec, is a government agency whose mission is to produce, analyze and disseminate official, objective and quality statistics on various aspects of Québec society.
To participate in the survey, you simply have to:
- access the questionnaire at the following Web address: statistique.quebec.ca/web2/E3402022T2_EN;
- enter your identifier;
- create a password; and
- complete the online questionnaire.
If necessary, you can exit the questionnaire and return to finish it at a more convenient time.
If you do not have access to the Internet, Statistique Québec will contact you to complete the questionnaire over the phone. If you are not available when we call, you can let us know what time would be more convenient for you.
Make sure you correctly entered your identifier, without any spaces before or after.
You can contact Statistique Québec by telephone at 1-800-561-0213, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Please mention the name of the survey indicated in the invitation letter or the e-mail you received, as well as your name and contact information. We will respond to your request within 24 hours during our office hours, Monday to Friday between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
The Institut de la statistique du Québec sends this questionnaire to all investment and restricted brokerage firms operating in Québec. It is in that capacity that we are requesting your participation.
Yes. Your participation is essential in order for us to monitor the evolution of assets collected from individuals by retail securities brokerage firms in Québec.
As set out in section 11 of the Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec, the chief statistican has the right to determine which requests for information are to be considered mandatory if he deems that such information is necessary to produce reliable statistics. The director general has declared this survey mandatory.
As a result, you are legally obligated to fill out the survey. Under the Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec, anyone asked to provide the Institut with information deemed mandatory must do so within the timeframe and in the format requested.
The Act respecting the Institut de la statistique du Québec guarantees that the information you provide will be kept confidential and will only be used for statistical purposes. All Statistique Québec employees have taken an oath before a commissioner and are bound to maintain the secrecy and confidentiality of the data they collect.
The data provided by participants are known to and used only by authorized Statistique Québec personnel. Only aggregated survey results are made public to protect the anonymity of participants.
You can call Statistique Québec toll-free at 1-800-561-0213.
The data collected remain confidential. However, as soon as the results of the survey are available, you will be able to view them on our website, at www.stat.gouv.qc.ca, by clicking on the following link: Survey on Retail Securities Brokerage in Québec