Table 9
Police-reported youth crime for selected offences, by province and territory, 2009

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Table 9
Province and territory Homicide1 Robbery Serious assault (levels 2 and 3) Total violent crime2
number rate rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009 rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009 rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009
Newfoundland and Labrador 0 0.0 34 -35 255 -30 2,061 -27
Prince Edward Island 0 0.0 35 103 183 52 1,931 0
Nova Scotia 0 0.0 164 -1 339 -18 2,659 -5
New Brunswick 3 5.6 32 -35 371 28 2,925 8
Quebec 8 1.4 110 -6 222 -3 1,578 9
Ontario 16 1.6 213 -3 223 0 1,666 -5
Manitoba 24 23.4 269 -2 655 -11 3,328 -4
Saskatchewan 8 9.4 216 -30 643 -15 3,719 -6
Alberta 9 3.2 124 -17 314 -7 2,039 -4
British Columbia 9 2.8 122 1 215 -10 1,330 -3
Yukon 1 38.9 0 -100 1,010 51 4,625 -7
Northwest Territories 0 0.0 49 -65 1,240 -2 9,241 5
Nunavut 1 25.3 51 -50 1,141 81 6,413 20
Canada 79 3.1 162 -6 274 -5 1,864 -2

 

Table 9
Province and territory Break and enter Motor vehicle theft Total property crime2 Total crime (Youth crime rate)2
rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009 rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009 rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009 rate Percent change in rate 2008 to 2009
Newfoundland and Labrador 675 -24 79 -36 4,398 -11 7,509 -17
Prince Edward Island 426 34 148 -28 4,027 0 6,828 3
Nova Scotia 619 -10 170 6 5,068 -3 9,420 -4
New Brunswick 726 26 246 35 4,598 -1 8,850 0
Quebec 319 -3 122 6 2,144 5 4,069 6
Ontario 311 -4 97 5 2,939 0 5,516 -3
Manitoba 1,090 6 277 -18 4,953 -1 10,910 0
Saskatchewan 1,656 -7 591 -8 9,783 0 18,146 -3
Alberta 387 -15 187 -14 4,517 -6 8,420 -5
British Columbia 261 0 91 -8 2,925 4 5,589 1
Yukon 1,982 30 428 -28 12,553 -14 24,757 -10
Northwest Territories 4,402 5 1,192 -31 20,525 -12 40,467 -6
Nunavut 5,627 -5 2,256 54 18,403 9 32,269 20
Canada 431 -4 146 -3 3,424 -1 6,490 -1

1. Includes one youth under the age of 12 years.
2. See Table 2 for a list of offences included in the total violent crime, total property crime and total crime categories.
Notes: 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 mulitple 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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