Table 7a
Police-reported youth Crime Severity Indexes, Canada, 1999 to 2009

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Year Youth Crime Severity Index Youth violent Crime Severity Index Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index
index Percent change from previous year index Percent change from previous year index Percent change from previous year
1999 100.6 -9 87.0 -2 110.8 -13
2000 104.5 4 92.3 6 113.7 3
2001 107.6 3 94.9 3 117.2 3
2002 102.4 -5 87.6 -8 113.4 -3
2003 106.6 4 92.6 6 117.1 3
2004 101.4 -5 87.0 -6 112.1 -4
2005 98.0 -3 94.0 8 100.9 -10
2006 100.0 2 100.0 6 100.0 -1
2007 100.5 1 101.7 2 99.7 0
2008 95.2 -5 95.9 -6 94.7 -5
2009 93.7 -2 95.5 0 92.4 -3
Note: Refers to the number of youth 12 to 17 years of age who were either charged (or recommended for charging) by police or diverted from the formal criminal justice system through the use of warnings, cautions, referrals to community programs, etc.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

 

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