Table 4
Self-reported violent victimization and theft of personal property by selected demographic characteristics, 2009

Characteristics Sexual assault Robbery Physical assault Total – violent incidents Theft of personal property
number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1
Sex
Female 472 34 146 10 945 67 1,563 112 1,609 115
Male 204E 15E* 222 16 1,277 94* 1,704 125 1,372 101
Age
15 to 24 307 69 209E 47E 757 169 1,273 284 898 200
25 to 34 161E 35E* 56E 12E* 545 118* 761 165* 642 139*
35 to 44 92E 19E* 43E 9E* 413 86* 548 114* 578 121*
45 to 54 96E 18E* F F 316 59* 444 84* 487 92*
55 to 64 F F F F 118 29* 156 39* 257 63*
65 and over F F F F 73E 17E* 84E 19E* 118 27*
Marital status
Married 131E 9E 66E 5E 677 48 874 62 1,112 79
Common-law 82E 26E* F F 335 105* 440 137* 442 138*
Single 385 54* 237 34* 1,011 143* 1,633 231* 1,207 171*
Widowed F F F F F F F F 26E 19E*
Separated/divorced 74E 40E* 36E 19E* 184E 99E* 293 158* 192 103*
Household income
Less than $20,000 41 29E F F 148 103 212 147 112 78
20 to $39,999 85E 26E F F 246 75 364 112 302 93
40 to $59,999 83E 22E F F 294 76 406 105 343 89
60 to $99,999 138E 22E 72E 12E 536 86 746 120 633 102
$100,000 or more 220E 31E 113E 16E 598 83 932 129 1,037 143*
Aboriginal identity
Aboriginal people 63E 71E F F 123 141E 204 232 127 145
Non-Aboriginal people 612 23* 347 13 2,081 78* 3,039 114* 2,838 107
Immigrant status
Immigrant F F F F 244 43 355 62 477 84
Non-immigrant 598 27 334 15 1,977 90* 2,909 133* 2,502 114*
Visible minority
Visible minority F F F F 189E 51E 279E 76E 376 102
Non-visible minority 604 25 332 14 2,009 85* 2,945 124* 2,578 109
Sexual orientation2
Heterosexual 509 20 262 10 1,779 71 2,550 102 2,483 99
Homosexual F F F F F F 108E 405E* F F
Activity limitations
Limited in activities 229 27 173E 20E 832 96 1,234 143 916 106
No limitation 445 24 194 10* 1,384 73* 2,023 107* 2,060 109
reference category
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
1. Rates are calculated per 1,000 population age 15 years and older.
2. Data for those who self-identified as Bisexual have been suppressed due to the unreliability of the estimates.
Note: Excludes responses of "Don't know and Not stated". Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut which will be published at a later date.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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