Complaint statistics: grounds cited

 

 

Grounds cited in complaints opened from
April 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

An individual complaint may cite more than one protected ground and more than one section of the Act. A total of 2,578 grounds were cited in the 893 complaints opened in 2017-18.

Protected ground

Times  cited*

 

Percent of total 

 

Physical disability

784

30%

Mental disability

 

 

533

21%

Gender

350

14%

Race/Colour

227

9%

Ancestry/Origin

203

8%

Family status

143

6%

Age

97

4%

Religious beliefs

83

3%

Sexual orientation

51

<1%

Retaliation

35

<1%

​Marital status

​24 ​<1%

Source of income

14

<1%

Gender expression

13 ​<1%

Gender identity

​13 ​<1%
Equal pay

6​ ​<1%
​Malicious intent

1​ ​<1%
Totals

2,578

100%**

*Figures represent grounds cited in 893 complaints opened from April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018.
** Percentages have been rounded.

Revised:  January 23, 2019

 

 


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