Table 6
Self-reported violent victimization, by type of offence, 1999, 2004 and 2009

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Year Sexual assault Robbery Physical assault
number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1 number (thousands) rate1
1999 502 21 228 9* 1,961 81
2004 546 21 274 11 1,931 75
2009 677 24 368 13 2,222 80
reference category
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
1. Rates are calculated per 1,000 population age 15 years and older.
Note: Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut which will be published at a later date.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 1999, 2004, 2009.
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