Chart 1
Homicides

rate per 100,000 population 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.8 2.0 2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 3.0 3.2 1964 1969 1974 1979 1984 1989 1994 1999 2004 2009 2014
Note(s):
Excludes 329 victims killed in the Air India incident in 1985.
Source(s):
Data on homicide are available back to 1961 in CANSIM table 253-0001.

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Homicides
  rate per 100,000 population
1964 1.31
1965 1.41
1966 1.25
1967 1.66
1968 1.81
1969 1.86
1970 2.19
1971 2.15
1972 2.34
1973 2.43
1974 2.62
1975 3.02
1976 2.84
1977 3.00
1978 2.76
1979 2.61
1980 2.41
1981 2.61
1982 2.66
1983 2.69
1984 2.60
1985 2.72
1986 2.17
1987 2.43
1988 2.15
1989 2.40
1990 2.37
1991 2.69
1992 2.58
1993 2.18
1994 2.05
1995 2.00
1996 2.14
1997 1.96
1998 1.85
1999 1.77
2000 1.77
2001 1.78
2002 1.86
2003 1.74
2004 1.95
2005 2.06
2006 1.86
2007 1.81
2008 1.84
2009 1.81
2010 1.63
2011 1.75
2012 1.57
2013 1.46
2014 1.45
Note(s):
Excludes 329 victims killed in the Air India incident in 1985.
Source(s):
Data on homicide are available back to 1961 in CANSIM table 253-0001.
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