Table 7b
Youth accused of police-reported crime, Canada, 1999 to 2009

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Year Total crime 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 6,438 -7 1,682 6 3,766 -10 991 -15
2000 6,915 7 1,917 14 3,909 4 1,088 10
2001 7,158 4 1,957 2 3,973 2 1,228 13
2002 6,945 -3 1,870 -4 3,878 -2 1,196 -3
2003 7,280 5 1,924 3 4,133 7 1,223 2
2004 6,957 -4 1,894 -2 3,858 -7 1,205 -1
2005 6,596 -5 1,869 -1 3,551 -8 1,175 -2
2006 6,812 3 1,952 4 3,612 2 1,248 6
2007 6,782 0 1,950 0 3,582 -1 1,250 0
2008r 6,574 -3 1,905 -2 3,442 -4 1,227 -2
2009 6,490 -1 1,864 -2 3,424 -1 1,202 -2
Note: See Table 2 for the list of offences included in each crime category. 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. 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 youth 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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