Table 5
Police-reported crime for selected offences, by province and territory, 2010

Table 5
Police-reported crime for selected offences, by province and territory, 2010

Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime for selected offences.
The information is grouped by Province
and territory
appearing as row headers,
Homicide, Attempted murder, Serious assault
(levels 2 and 3)
, and Robbery appearing as column headers, calculated using number, rate, percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 as a unit of measure.
Province
and territory
Homicide Attempted murder Serious assault
(levels 2 and 3)
Robbery
number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 20101 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 20102 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010
Newfoundland and
Labrador
4 0.8 2 0 655 128 -7 160 31 37
Prince Edward Island 0 0.0 0 0 119 84 6 22 15 15
Nova Scotia 21 2.2 39 24 3 -37 1,284 136 -21 486 52 -17
New Brunswick 9 1.2 -25 14 2 40 977 130 -15 142 19 -29
Quebec 84 1.1 -5 220 3 6 11,673 148 0 6,442 81 -6
Ontario 189 1.4 5 251 2 -15 15,109 114 -4 11,567 88 -6
Manitoba 45 3.6 -22 26 2 -5 4,369 354 -4 2,177 176 -11
Saskatchewan 34 3.3 -7 30 3 2 3,966 379 -7 1,263 121 0
Alberta 77 2.1 -20 46 1 -37 6,808 183 -9 3,213 86 -15
British Columbia 83 1.8 -31 76 2 -34 8,853 195 -5 4,878 108 -7
Yukon 1 2.9 0 0 168 487 -4 17 49 84
Northwest Territories 1 2.3 0 0 401 916 -8 24 55 84
Nunavut 6 18.1 -3 4 12 368 1,108 -10 14 42 -41
Canada 554 1.6 -10 693 2 -14 54,750 161 -5 30,405 89 -7
1. Due to the variability in small numbers, percent changes have not been calculated when the number of homicides is below 5 in any given year.
2. Due to the variability in small numbers, percent changes have not been calculated when the number of attempted murders is below 5 in any given year.
… not applicable
Note: Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Provincial and territorial data for specific types of crime are available (in most cases) beginning in 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 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.
Table 5 Continued
Province
and territory
Sexual assault
(levels 1, 2 and 3)
Firearm offences Break and enter Motor vehicle theft
number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 20103 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010
Newfoundland and Labrador 360 71 -1 36 7 50 3,399 667 17 603 118 30
Prince Edward Island 59 41 -9 3 2 732 515 1 113 79 -30
Nova Scotia 683 72 -2 61 6 74 5,259 558 3 1,282 136 -3
New Brunswick 585 78 2 62 8 72 3,633 483 4 1,239 165 -4
Quebec 4,342 55 0 348 4 3 53,733 680 -9 24,410 309 -11
Ontario 7,693 58 6 570 4 4 54,687 414 -5 22,611 171 -18
Manitoba 1,417 115 10 125 10 -4 10,116 819 -5 5,596 453 -15
Saskatchewan 1,139 109 -5 150 14 35 9,806 938 -1 4,988 477 -8
Alberta 2,523 68 11 300 8 24 22,533 606 -5 15,298 411 -18
British Columbia 2,932 65 10 259 6 -5 31,346 692 -8 15,957 352 -20
Yukon 69 200 -9 10 29 95 248 718 -6 160 463 18
Northwest Territories 176 402 -6 15 34 199 713 1,629 -2 222 507 -5
Nunavut 202 608 -8 13 39 80 676 2,035 3 204 614 2
Canada 22,180 65 5 1,952 6 11 196,881 577 -6 92,683 272 -15
3. Due to the variability in small numbers, percent changes have not been calculated when the number of firearm offences is below 5 in any given year.
… not applicable
Note: Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Provincial and territorial data for specific types of crime are available (in most cases) beginning in 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 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.
Table 5 Continued
Province
and territory
Cannabis Cocaine Other drugs4 Impaired driving5
number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010 number rate percent change in rate 2009 to 2010
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,046 205 23 195 38 10 343 67 65 2,119 416 22
Prince Edward Island 153 108 23 32 22 6 58 41 -7 727 511 10
Nova Scotia 2,365 251 18 319 34 -3 438 46 -2 3,426 363 8
New Brunswick 1,495 199 17 222 30 -15 410 55 3 2,628 350 8
Quebec 16,411 208 14 2,008 25 5 4,297 54 14 16,424 208 -1
Ontario 21,758 165 8 5,004 38 -9 5,613 42 7 17,191 130 -7
Manitoba 1,940 157 13 719 58 -3 370 30 4 3,040 246 -18
Saskatchewan 2,631 252 29 663 63 31 530 51 19 6,566 628 3
Alberta 7,263 195 13 2,843 76 -10 1,384 37 13 14,865 399 -14
British Columbia 19,054 421 15 4,802 106 -5 2,897 64 6 16,067 355 -8
Yukon 113 327 -19 45 130 -22 22 64 2 408 1,182 1
Northwest Territories 552 1,261 35 128 293 11 50 114 -14 740 1,691 10
Nunavut 345 1,039 30 5 15 -3 6 18 -35 196 590 -38
Canada 75,126 220 13 16,985 50 -5 16,418 48 10 84,397 247 -6
4. Includes other drugs such as heroin, crystal meth and ecstasy.
5. Includes alcohol and/or drug impaired operation of a vehicle, alcohol and/or drug impaired operation of a vehicle causing death or bodily harm, failure or refusal to comply with testing for the presence of alcohol or drugs and failure or refusal to provide a breath or blood sample.
Note: Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Provincial and territorial data for specific types of crime are available (in most cases) beginning in 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 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.