Through November 2021, County of Grande Prairie residents were asked to share their thoughts in a citizen satisfaction telephone survey conducted by public opinion researcher Ipsos.

This marks the third time the County has reached out to residents in this manner, following surveys conducted in 2011 and 2014.  

Residents provided feedback on living and working in the County, important issues, County services, use of tax dollars, and more. 

Highlights from the survey report include 

  • Quality of Life: 96% of residents rate the County’s quality of life as very good or good.  

  • Top Three Priorities: Road conditions (50%), taxes/high taxes (10%) and crime (5%). 

  • Growth Management/Value for Taxes: Survey results are on par with 2014 data, with 78% of residents agreeing that the County is doing a good job managing the level of growth and development in the County. Overall, 55% of residents said they receive good value for the municipal portion of their property tax bill.

  • Safety: Most (86%) agreed that the County is a safe region. 

  • Inter-municipal Collaboration: 80% of residents are satisfied with the County’s joint service provision efforts. 

  • Internet ConnectivityA new topic in this year’s survey showed that only 47% of residents feel their needs are met in this area. 

Read the full Citizen Satisfaction Survey report: 

 The report includes findings of an Ipsos poll conducted between November 3 and 22, 2021, on behalf of the County of Grande Prairie. For this survey, a sample of 320 adult (18+) County of Grande Prairie residents were interviewed via telephone. The data was statistically weighted by age and gender to ensure the sample composition reflects that of the actual County of Grande Prairie population according to Census data. Overall results are accurate to within +/ -5.5 percentage points, 19 times out of 20. The margin of error will be wider among subsets of the population. All sample surveys and polls may be subject to other sources of error, including, but not limited to coverage error, and measurement error. 
Previous Satisfaction Surveys
View the 2014 survey results.