Complaint statistics: grounds cited

 

 

Grounds cited in complaints opened from
April 1, 2015 - March 31, 2016

An individual complaint may cite more than one protected ground and more than one section of the Act. A total of 2,289 grounds were cited in the 821 complaints opened in 2015-16.

Protected ground

Times  cited*

 

Percent of total 

 

Physical disability

754

33%

Gender

449

20%

Mental disability

424

19%

Ancestry/Origin

152

7%

Race/Colour

151

7%

Age

97

4%

Family status

74

3%

Religious beliefs

72

3%

Sexual orientation

38

2%

Other

33

1%

Marital status

25

1%

Source of income

20

<1%

Gender identity

​0 ​0%

Gender expression

​0 ​0%
Totals

2,289

100%**

*Figures represent grounds cited in 821 complaints opened from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.
** Percentages have been rounded.

Revised:  November 30, 2016

 

 


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