Complaint statistics: grounds cited

 

 

Grounds cited in complaints opened from
April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017

An individual complaint may cite more than one protected ground and more than one section of the Act. A total of 2,657 grounds were cited in the 923 complaints opened in 2016-17.

Protected ground

Times  cited*

 

Percent of total 

 

Physical disability

796

30%

Mental disability

 

511

19%

Gender

465

18%

Race/Colour

204

8%

Ancestry/Origin

191

7%

Age

132

5%

Family status

128

5%

Religious beliefs

80

3%

Other

36

1%

Marital status

34

1%

Sexual orientation

34

1%

Source of income

19

<1%

Gender expression

​14 ​<1%

Gender identity

​13 ​<1%
Totals

2,657

100%**

*Figures represent grounds cited in 923 complaints opened from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017.
** Percentages have been rounded.

Revised:  March 26, 2018

 

 


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