Table 4
Police-reported cocaine offences, by type of offence, Canada, 1977 to 2007

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Year Total cocaine offences Possession Trafficking Production, importation and exportation
number rate1 number rate1 number rate1 number rate1
1977 897 3.8 434 1.8 388 1.6 75 0.3
1978 1,030 4.3 383 1.6 543 2.3 104 0.4
1979 1,142 4.7 495 2.0 554 2.3 93 0.4
1980 1,704 7.0 697 2.8 893 3.6 114 0.5
1981 2,189 8.8 1,026 4.1 1,010 4.1 153 0.6
1982 2,738 10.9 1,203 4.8 1,273 5.1 262 1.0
1983 3,275 12.9 1,350 5.3 1,664 6.6 261 1.0
1984 4,119 16.1 2,001 7.8 1,904 7.4 214 0.8
1985 4,900 19.0 2,333 9.0 2,349 9.1 218 0.8
1986 6,729 25.8 3,117 11.9 3,326 12.7 286 1.1
1987 8,202 31.0 3,675 13.9 4,216 15.9 311 1.2
1988 11,036 41.2 4,960 18.5 5,787 21.6 289 1.1
1989 16,158 59.2 6,960 25.5 8,849 32.4 349 1.3
1990 12,765 46.1 5,286 19.1 7,153 25.8 326 1.2
1991 16,114 57.5 6,172 22.0 9,647 34.4 295 1.1
1992 14,139 49.8 6,082 21.4 7,676 27.1 381 1.3
1993 12,523 43.7 5,475 19.1 6,672 23.3 376 1.3
1994 12,339 42.5 5,605 19.3 6,361 21.9 373 1.3
1995 11,369 38.8 4,824 16.5 6,188 21.1 357 1.2
1996 11,478 38.8 4,846 16.4 6,262 21.1 370 1.2
1997 11,468 38.3 4,782 16.0 6,389 21.4 297 1.0
1998 12,182 40.4 4,859 16.1 7,014 23.3 309 1.0
1999 11,963 39.3 4,759 15.7 6,868 22.6 336 1.1
2000 12,829 41.8 4,942 16.1 7,489 24.4 398 1.3
2001 12,145 39.2 5,403 17.4 6,267 20.2 475 1.5
2002 12,737 40.6 5,906 18.8 6,391 20.4 440 1.4
2003 14,225 44.9 6,436 20.3 7,400 23.4 389 1.2
2004 16,974 53.1 8,201 25.6 8,411 26.3 362 1.1
2005 19,270 59.6 9,583 29.7 9,431 29.2 256 0.8
2006 22,383 68.6 11,696 35.8 10,415 31.9 272 0.8
2007 22,819 69.2 11,603 35.2 10,942 33.2 274 0.8
1. Rates are calculated per 100,000 population. Population estimates are from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Aggregate Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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