Students in grades 6 to 12 who identify themselves as homosexual

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
3.0
2.9 - 3.2
3.1
1.7
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
2.8
2.6 - 3.0
3.2
1.8
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
3.3
3.0 - 3.6
3.2
1.7
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
3.4
3.1 - 3.7
3.5
2.1
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
1.9
1.4 - 2.4
2.2
1.4
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
3.8
2.8 - 4.8
4.5
1.1
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
2.8
2.3 - 3.3
2.1
1.1
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
2.5
2.0 - 3.1
2.8
2.0
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
3.7
2.8 - 4.5
2.3
1.7
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
1.3
0.7 - 1.8
2.9
1.7
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
3.8
2.6 - 5.0
3.8
1.1
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
1.9
0.9 - 3.0
1.3
S
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
3.8
2.2 - 5.4
5.5
S
Dieppe and Memramcook
3.2
2.5 - 3.9
3.1
2.3
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
3.7
1.7 - 5.6
3.3
S
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
2.0
1.3 - 2.6
2.0
1.4
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
3.2
2.4 - 3.9
2.8
1.9
Fredericton
3.5
3.0 - 4.0
3.8
2.3
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
5.1
S
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
2.0
1.2 - 2.7
2.4
S
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
3.2
1.1 - 5.3
3.6
S
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
S
2.6
S
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
2.5
1.3 - 3.7
3.1
S
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
2.4
1.8 - 3.0
2.8
2.0
Moncton
3.0
2.6 - 3.4
3.4
1.8
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
1.9
0.8 - 3.1
2.7
S
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
3.6
1.6 - 5.5
2.6
S
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
3.5
1.9 - 5.2
S
S
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
4.5
3.6 - 5.3
3.7
2.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
2.1
1.0 - 3.2
3.0
1.5
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
3.2
2.7 - 3.8
2.8
1.5
Riverview and Coverdale
3.3
2.5 - 4.1
3.3
1.4
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
3.1
1.8 - 4.3
2.6
1.6
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
3.6
3.2 - 4.1
3.6
1.9
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
1.9
1.1 - 2.7
2.9
1.2
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
2.5
1.6 - 3.5
3.9
1.8
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
2.0
0.9 - 3.0
2.5
S
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
2.5
1.3 - 3.6
2.5
1.9
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
2.7
1.7 - 3.6
2.6
2.0
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
2.9
2.0 - 3.8
2.7
1.1
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
2.1
1.2 - 3.0
2.2
S
School districts
Anglophone East School District
3.0
2.7 - 3.4
3.3
1.7
Anglophone North School District
3.1
2.6 - 3.6
3.6
2.1
Anglophone South School District
3.4
3.0 - 3.7
3.2
1.7
Anglophone West School District
3.4
3.1 - 3.7
3.4
2.1
Anglophone sector
3.3
3.1 - 3.4
3.3
1.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
2.4
1.9 - 2.8
2.1
0.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
1.8
1.3 - 2.3
2.0
1.4
District scolaire francophone Sud
2.6
2.2 - 3.0
3.1
1.8
Francophone sector
2.4
2.1 - 2.6
2.6
1.4
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
3.2
2.9 - 3.4
3.2
1.3
Grades 9 to 12
2.9
2.7 - 3.1
3.1
2.0
Gender
Woman/Girl
2.4
2.2 - 2.6
2.5
n/a
Man/Boy
2.0
1.8 - 2.2
2.0
n/a
Non-binary
17.9
16.4 - 19.4
16.2
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
4.0
3.8 - 4.3
4.2
1.8
Male
1.8
1.7 - 2.0
1.9
1.6
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
14.2
13.6 - 14.9
13.9
n/a
Heterosexual
0.0
0.0
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
14.0
13.4 - 14.6
13.7
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
0.0
0.0
n/a
Race
White
2.9
2.8 - 3.1
3.2
n/a
South Asian
2.3
1.1 - 3.5
2.8
n/a
Other
2.8
1.9 - 3.8
2.8
n/a
Middle Eastern
1.4
0.7 - 2.1
1.1
n/a
Latino
2.5
1.6 - 3.4
2.0
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
2.6
2.0 - 3.3
2.1
n/a
Black
2.4
1.8 - 3.0
2.8
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
3.8
3.1 - 4.4
4.4
2.1
Non-Indigenous
2.9
2.7 - 3.0
3.0
1.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
4.4
3.8 - 5.0
4.7
n/a
No food poverty
2.9
2.8 - 3.1
3.1
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
2.2
1.8 - 2.5
2.0
1.6
Non-immigrants
3.1
3.0 - 3.3
3.3
1.7
Special needs
Has a special need
5.1
4.8 - 5.4
5.3
n/a
No special need
1.9
1.7 - 2.0
2.0
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 identify themselves as homosexual.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "homosexuel" by the number of respondents who answered "heterosexual, homosexuel, bisexual, pansexual, Two-Spirit, asexual, I am not yet sure of my sexual identity or please specify" to the question: Which of the following best describes you?

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

%

NBHC code

SH_SEO02_2

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