Students in grades 6 to 12 who identify themselves as a sexual minority

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
22.6
16.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
23.2
17.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
23.7
16.4
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
23.7
18.3
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
17.9
12.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
23.1
13.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
18.6
11.8
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
20.2
15.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
20.2
14.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
19.9
16.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
22.1
16.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
14.8
10.4
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
24.6
8.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
18.2
14.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
17.4
14.4
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
17.7
11.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
19.1
17.6
Fredericton
24.8
18.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
25.9
18.5
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
19.7
14.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
19.8
10.0
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
14.2
11.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
22.1
19.6
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
20.3
15.7
Moncton
24.8
19.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
17.5
12.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
19.8
14.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
15.7
20.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
29.2
21.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
20.2
14.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
21.3
14.5
Riverview and Coverdale
25.1
15.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
30.6
19.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
26.2
18.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
22.9
13.7
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
20.2
13.6
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
18.8
8.9
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
18.2
13.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
24.1
14.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
21.1
16.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
17.9
8.8
School districts
Anglophone East School District
25.0
18.2
Anglophone North School District
24.6
18.5
Anglophone South School District
23.7
16.4
Anglophone West School District
23.7
18.0
Anglophone sector
24.1
17.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
16.7
9.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
16.2
11.3
District scolaire francophone Sud
20.7
15.4
Francophone sector
18.6
12.8
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
24.1
18.8
Grades 9 to 12
21.6
14.6
Gender
Woman/Girl
25.2
n/a
Man/Boy
10.2
n/a
Non-binary
96.7
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
33.4
21.0
Male
10.6
11.0
Race
White
21.9
n/a
South Asian
21.9
n/a
Other
25.7
n/a
Middle Eastern
14.4
n/a
Latino
24.6
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
20.4
n/a
Black
19.3
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
30.4
22.3
Non-Indigenous
21.6
15.7
Immigrant
Immigrants
19.6
17.8
Non-immigrants
22.9
16.1
Special needs
Has a special need
35.4
n/a
No special need
15.6
n/a
n/a = Not applicable / not available
S = Data was suppressed due to low respondent counts

About

This indicator is the percentage of students in grades 6 to 12 who identify themselves as a sexual minority.

Source

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

Calculations

This indicator is calculated by dividing the number of respondents who answered "homosexuel, bisexual, pansexual, Two-Spirit, asexual, I am not sure of my sexual identity or other" 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_7