Canada at a Glance 2016
Crime

Table

Table 10
Police-reported crime statistics
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime statistics 2004, 2009 and 2014, calculated using actual incidents units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2004 2009 2014
actual incidents
Criminal Code violations (excluding traffic) 2,427,370 2,172,809 1,793,534
Violent Criminal Code violations 448,514 444,533 369,359
Property crimes 1,636,363 1,386,184 1,100,403
Other Criminal Code violations 342,493 342,092 323,772
Selected violations  
Homicide 624 610 516
Sexual assault (levels 1 to 3) 23,036 20,921 20,735
Assault (levels 1 to 3) 234,259 237,566 201,382
Prostitution 6,452 3,534 1,073
Break and enter 275,869 206,069 151,921
Motor vehicle theft 169,977 107,992 73,964
Drugs 97,630 97,963 103,757
Impaired driving 80,339 88,303 74,781

Charts

Chart 8 Police-reported crime rate

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Data table for Chart 8
  rate per 100,000 population
2004 7,599.62
2005 7,325.04
2006 7,245.22
2007 6,907.56
2008 6,630.85
2009 6,461.20
2010 6,158.86
2011 5,779.35
2012 5,631.96
2013 5,195.47
2014 5,046.46
Note:
Total, all Criminal Code violations, excluding traffic.
Source:
Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 252-0051.

Chart 9 Police officers per 100,000 population, by province

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Data table for Chart 9
  1994 2014
Canada 192.6 193.9
N.L. 153.2 169.8
P.E.I. 144.7 161.3
N.S. 173.8 199.9
N.B. 172.9 171.2
Que. 204.6 197.2
Ont. 191.7 191.2
Man. 189.6 206.4
Sask. 187.8 203.8
Alta. 165.6 169.6
B.C. 173.7 189.0
Source:
Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 254-0002.
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