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

Table

Unit %

Academic Year 2022-2023 Academic Year 2021-2022 Academic Year 2018-2019
Province
New Brunswick
21.2
20.9 - 21.6
22.6
16.2
Health zones
Zone 1 - Moncton and South-East Area
20.9
20.3 - 21.5
23.2
17.0
Zone 2 - Fundy Shore and Saint John Area
22.7
22.0 - 23.4
23.7
16.4
Zone 3 - Fredericton and River Valley Area
23.0
22.3 - 23.8
23.7
18.3
Zone 4 - Madawaska and North-West Area
15.8
14.6 - 17.0
17.9
12.0
Zone 5 - Restigouche Area
19.7
17.7 - 21.6
23.1
13.5
Zone 6 - Bathurst and Acadian Peninsula Area
18.6
17.5 - 19.7
18.6
11.8
Zone 7 - Miramichi Area
19.4
18.1 - 20.8
20.2
15.5
Communities
Bathurst, Beresford, Petit-Rocher Area
21.5
19.7 - 23.3
20.2
14.6
Bouctouche, Richibucto, Saint-Antoine Area
17.5
15.6 - 19.3
19.9
16.0
Campbellton, Atholville, Tide Head Area
19.1
16.6 - 21.5
22.1
16.9
Caraquet, Paquetville, Bertrand Area
14.3
11.6 - 16.9
14.8
10.4
Dalhousie, Balmoral, Belledune Area
20.5
17.3 - 23.6
24.6
8.8
Dieppe and Memramcook
17.5
15.9 - 19.0
18.2
14.2
Douglas, Saint Marys, Doaktown Area
22.3
18.1 - 26.4
17.4
14.4
Edmundston, Rivière-Verte, Lac Baker Area
16.0
14.3 - 17.7
17.7
11.5
Florenceville-Bristol, Woodstock, Wakefield Area
19.8
18.2 - 21.5
19.1
17.6
Fredericton
23.3
22.2 - 24.4
24.8
18.5
Grand Bay-Westfield, Westfield, Greenwich Area
n/a
25.9
18.5
Grand Falls, Saint-Léonard, Drummond Area
17.4
15.3 - 19.4
19.7
14.1
Hillsborough, Riverside-Albert, Alma Area
20.8
16.0 - 25.6
19.8
10.0
Kedgwick, Saint-Quentin and Grimmer
10.2
7.4 - 13.0
14.2
11.7
Minto, Chipman, Cambridge-Narrows Area
24.1
20.7 - 27.6
22.1
19.6
Miramichi, Rogersville, Blackville Area
19.7
18.2 - 21.2
20.3
15.7
Moncton
22.5
21.6 - 23.5
24.8
19.6
Nackawic, McAdam, Canterbury Area
18.6
15.5 - 21.7
17.5
12.6
Neguac, Alnwick, Esgenoopetitj Area
17.2
13.2 - 21.2
19.8
14.4
New Maryland, Kingsclear, Lincoln Area
16.5
13.1 - 19.9
15.7
20.7
Oromocto, Gagetown, Fredericton Junction Area
28.5
26.6 - 30.4
29.2
21.9
Perth-Andover, Plaster Rock, Tobique Area
21.8
18.6 - 25.0
20.2
14.6
Quispamsis, Rothesay, Hampton Area
20.4
19.2 - 21.7
21.3
14.5
Riverview and Coverdale
22.7
20.8 - 24.6
25.1
15.9
Sackville, Dorchester, Port Elgin Area
28.0
24.7 - 31.2
30.6
19.3
Saint John, Simonds and Musquash
24.9
23.8 - 26.0
26.2
18.2
Salisbury and Petitcodiac
18.1
15.9 - 20.3
22.9
13.7
Shediac, Beaubassin East and Cap-Pelé
17.6
15.3 - 19.8
20.2
13.6
Shippagan, Lamèque, Inkerman Area
18.0
15.2 - 20.9
18.8
8.9
St. George, Grand Manan, Blacks Harbour Area
19.1
16.2 - 22.0
18.2
13.6
St. Stephen, Saint Andrews, Campobello Island Area
24.0
21.5 - 26.5
24.1
14.9
Sussex, Norton, Sussex Corner Area
18.8
16.8 - 20.9
21.1
16.0
Tracadie and Saint-Isidore
16.0
13.8 - 18.2
17.9
8.8
School districts
Anglophone East School District
23.1
22.3 - 23.9
25.0
18.2
Anglophone North School District
22.8
21.6 - 23.9
24.6
18.5
Anglophone South School District
22.9
22.1 - 23.6
23.7
16.4
Anglophone West School District
23.2
22.5 - 23.9
23.7
18.0
Anglophone sector
23.0
22.6 - 23.4
24.1
17.6
District scolaire francophone Nord-Est
16.3
15.2 - 17.3
16.7
9.9
District scolaire francophone Nord-Ouest
13.8
12.6 - 15.1
16.2
11.3
District scolaire francophone Sud
17.8
16.9 - 18.7
20.7
15.4
Francophone sector
16.6
16.0 - 17.2
18.6
12.8
Grades
Grades 6 to 8
22.5
22.0 - 23.1
24.1
18.8
Grades 9 to 12
20.4
20.0 - 20.9
21.6
14.6
Gender
Woman/Girl
23.8
23.2 - 24.3
25.2
n/a
Man/Boy
10.6
10.3 - 11.0
10.2
n/a
Non-binary
94.8
94.0 - 95.7
96.7
n/a
Sex at birth
Female
30.8
30.3 - 31.3
33.4
21.0
Male
10.9
10.5 - 11.3
10.6
11.0
Sexual identity
Minority sexual identity
100.0
100.0 - 100.0
100.0
n/a
Heterosexual
0.0
0.0
n/a
LGBTQ2+ Status
LGBTQ2+ person
98.2
98.0 - 98.4
98.4
n/a
Non LGBTQ2+ person
0.0
0.0
n/a
Race
White
20.1
19.8 - 20.5
21.9
n/a
South Asian
21.1
17.8 - 24.5
21.9
n/a
Other
28.8
26.1 - 31.5
25.7
n/a
Middle Eastern
11.9
10.0 - 13.8
14.4
n/a
Latino
21.8
19.3 - 24.3
24.6
n/a
East/Southeast Asian
21.8
20.1 - 23.4
20.4
n/a
Black
16.5
15.0 - 17.9
19.3
n/a
Indigenous identity
Indigenous
27.4
25.9 - 28.9
30.4
22.3
Non-Indigenous
19.9
19.5 - 20.3
21.6
15.7
Food poverty
Food poverty
29.4
28.0 - 30.8
30.6
n/a
No food poverty
20.7
20.4 - 21.1
22.4
n/a
Immigrant
Immigrants
18.6
17.6 - 19.5
19.6
17.8
Non-immigrants
21.6
21.2 - 22.0
22.9
16.1
Special needs
Has a special need
33.5
32.8 - 34.2
35.4
n/a
No special need
14.5
14.1 - 14.8
15.6
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 with a minority sexual identity.

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, 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

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