Students in grades 6 to 12 who have a life satisfaction score of 6-10 on a scale of 0 to 10, where 10 represents the best possible life

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019 Academic Year 2015-2016
Province
New Brunswick
79.1
78.8 - 79.5
76.5
81.3
85.4
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
81.3
80.8 - 81.9
77.0
81.7
85.9
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
76.2
75.5 - 76.9
73.7
79.4
84.2
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
77.0
76.2 - 77.7
75.1
79.4
83.4
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
84.2
83.1 - 85.4
82.8
89.1
89.7
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
78.9
77.0 - 80.9
77.0
80.5
87.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
82.8
81.7 - 83.9
82.0
86.2
88.4
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
78.2
76.8 - 79.6
77.1
81.2
84.8
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
80.5
78.8 - 82.2
79.8
83.6
84.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
81.5
79.6 - 83.3
77.9
79.3
83.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
80.0
77.5 - 82.4
79.3
82.8
88.7
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
82.7
80.0 - 85.5
83.5
87.2
93.6
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
77.5
74.4 - 80.6
73.7
77.1
86.3
Dieppe and Memramcook
88.0
86.8 - 89.3
85.1
90.7
92.8
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
72.7
68.2 - 77.2
75.7
81.7
83.4
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
85.1
83.5 - 86.7
83.5
89.7
90.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
79.2
77.6 - 80.9
74.5
79.3
83.1
Fredericton
78.0
76.9 - 79.0
76.4
81.0
86.7
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
79.5
84.8
88.6
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
81.5
79.4 - 83.5
80.6
83.4
87.4
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
74.2
69.1 - 79.4
73.5
78.1
87.7
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
88.2
85.3 - 91.2
85.7
92.9
93.3
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
72.3
68.7 - 75.9
77.8
78.7
79.3
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
78.3
76.8 - 79.7
77.4
80.6
84.6
Moncton
80.8
80.0 - 81.7
76.1
80.8
85.1
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
77.5
74.2 - 80.8
75.0
80.1
83.5
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
77.7
73.4 - 82.1
75.3
86.9
87.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
78.8
75.2 - 82.5
77.0
77.6
85.0
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
75.3
73.5 - 77.0
71.8
74.7
78.7
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
70.0
66.5 - 73.5
69.0
77.0
81.1
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
79.6
78.4 - 80.8
75.8
82.3
85.7
Riverview and Coverdale
78.0
76.2 - 79.8
74.3
79.8
83.5
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
77.1
74.2 - 80.0
73.3
78.4
84.7
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
74.7
73.7 - 75.7
72.2
77.3
82.8
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
77.0
74.6 - 79.4
71.6
75.0
80.8
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
83.2
81.0 - 85.4
78.1
85.5
91.3
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
84.1
81.5 - 86.7
85.2
89.4
89.7
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
74.7
71.5 - 77.9
74.4
78.7
84.3
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
75.0
72.6 - 77.4
74.0
80.2
84.0
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
75.5
73.3 - 77.7
72.3
78.9
85.1
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
86.2
84.2 - 88.2
83.6
88.8
88.3
School districts
Anglophone East School District
78.4
77.6 - 79.2
74.1
78.2
83.6
Anglophone North School District
75.9
74.7 - 77.1
74.6
76.6
81.5
Anglophone South School District
76.1
75.4 - 76.8
73.7
79.2
84.0
Anglophone West School District
76.7
76.0 - 77.4
74.5
78.7
83.0
Anglophone sector
76.8
76.4 - 77.2
74.1
78.5
83.3
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
83.9
82.9 - 84.9
82.7
87.6
90.4
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
85.7
84.5 - 86.9
84.0
90.7
91.1
District scolaire francophone Sud
85.7
84.9 - 86.5
81.6
88.2
90.7
Francophone sector
85.2
84.6 - 85.7
82.4
88.5
90.7
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
82.0
81.5 - 82.4
79.7
82.6
87.7
Grades 9 to 12
77.2
76.7 - 77.6
74.2
80.5
83.8
Gender
Woman/Girl
76.3
75.8 - 76.9
73.9
n/a
n/a
Man/Boy
85.1
84.7 - 85.5
83.4
n/a
n/a
Non-binary
49.3
47.4 - 51.2
43.1
n/a
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
73.5
73.0 - 74.0
70.2
77.9
n/a
Male
85.1
84.7 - 85.5
83.3
85.0
n/a
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
60.8
59.9 - 61.7
56.4
n/a
n/a
Heterosexual
83.8
83.5 - 84.2
82.2
n/a
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
61.0
60.1 - 61.9
56.5
n/a
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
83.9
83.6 - 84.3
82.2
n/a
n/a
Race
White
79.7
79.4 - 80.1
76.6
n/a
n/a
South Asian
79.9
76.8 - 83.0
78.3
n/a
n/a
Other
77.3
75.0 - 79.7
75.5
n/a
n/a
Middle Eastern
81.7
79.5 - 83.9
79.1
n/a
n/a
Latino
82.2
79.8 - 84.5
72.8
n/a
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
80.9
79.4 - 82.4
77.6
n/a
n/a
Black
77.7
76.1 - 79.3
75.5
n/a
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
69.9
68.4 - 71.4
69.8
72.9
73.8
Non-Indigenous
80.6
80.3 - 81.0
77.2
82.2
86.0
Food poverty
Food poverty
60.0
58.6 - 61.5
61.5
n/a
n/a
No food poverty
80.8
80.4 - 81.1
77.7
n/a
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
82.5
81.6 - 83.4
79.8
83.2
n/a
Non-immigrants
78.7
78.3 - 79.0
76.1
81.2
n/a
Special needs
Has a special need
66.8
66.2 - 67.5
63.8
n/a
n/a
No special need
86.0
85.6 - 86.3
83.4
n/a
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data suppressed due to confidentiality requirements and/or small sample size

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 6 to 12 who have a life satisfaction score of 6-10 on a scale of 0 to 10, where 10 represents the best possible life.

Source

New Brunswick Health Council, Student Wellness Survey - Grades 6-12

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 best possible life" by the number of respondents who answered "0 worst possible life, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or 10 best possible life" to the question: The top of the ladder (10) is the best possible life for you and the bottom (0) is the worst possible life for you. In general, where on the ladder do you feel you stand at the moment?

Notes

Users are advised to exercise caution if comparing data from the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area to other New Brunswick communities. The data for the community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area is based on students in grades 6 to 8, while data from the other communities are based on students in grades 6 to 12. Survey results are assigned to communities based on the location of the school. The community of Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area does not have any schools with grades 9 to 12.

Unit

%

Interpretation

Higher is better

NBHC code

SH_LIF01_7

Charts

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