Diversity in Public Appointments Dashboard
We ask all applicants for public appointment to complete a voluntary, confidential survey about themselves to help us measure diversity in public appointments. We publish the results here and will update these figures on an ongoing basis.
We asked applicants to disclose their gender as Male, Female, Transgender, or Other.
We asked applicants to disclose their age based on categories used by Statistics Canada. Public appointees to City boards must be at least 18 years of age.
A person is an Aboriginal if he or she is a member of the First Nations, Inuit or Métis peoples of Canada.
We asked applicants, "Based on this description, do you consider yourself to be an Aboriginal person?"
Ethnic/racial groups are defined by race or colour only, not by country of birth, citizenship or religious affiliation.
We asked applicants, "Please identify which of the following best describes your ethnicity or race:"
A person with a disability has an ongoing physical, mental, sensory or learning impairment which may result in experiencing disadvantage or barriers to full participation in society.
We asked applicants, "Based on this description, do you consider yourself to be a person with a disability?"
LGBTTIQQ2S is an abbreviation used to represent a broad array of identities such as, but not limited to, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, transgender, intersex, queer, questioning, and two-spirited.
We asked applicants, "Based on this description, do you consider yourself LGBTTIQQ2S?"
* Questions on non-binary gender identity and sexual orientation were added to the Census in 2016 and these results have not yet been released. A 2012 Forum Research poll found that 5% of Canadians identify as LGBT. Previous City of Toronto estimates have been 10%.