Table 1b
Police-reported crime rate, Canada, 1999 to 2009

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Year Total crime
(crime rate)
Violent crime Property crime Other crime
rate Percent change from previous year rate Percent change from previous year rate Percent change from previous year rate Percent change from previous year
1999 7,694 -5 1,440 7 5,345 -6 910 -13
2000 7,607 -1 1,494 4 5,189 -3 924 2
2001 7,587 0 1,473 -1 5,124 -1 989 7
2002 7,512 -1 1,441 -2 5,080 -1 991 0
2003 7,770 3 1,435 0 5,299 4 1,037 5
2004 7,600 -2 1,404 -2 5,123 -3 1,072 3
2005 7,325 -4 1,389 -1 4,884 -5 1,052 -2
2006 7,244 -1 1,386 0 4,808 -2 1,049 0
2007 6,898 -5 1,352 -2 4,519 -6 1,028 -2
2008r 6,615 -4 1,331 -2 4,247 -6 1,037 1
2009 6,406 -3 1,314 -1 4,081 -4 1,011 -2
Note: See Table 2 for a list of offences included in each crime category. Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Percent change based on unrounded rates. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

 

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