Table 7b
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, Canada, 2000 to 2010

Table 7b
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, Canada, 2000 to 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported youth crime severity indexes. This information is grouped by Year appearing as row headers and Youth Crime Severity Index, Youth violent Crime Severity Index, and Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index appearing as column headers, calculated using index and percent change from previous year as a unit of measure.
Year Youth Crime Severity Index Youth violent Crime Severity Index Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index
index percent change from previous year index percent change from previous year index percent change from previous year
2000 103.5 4 89.3 7 114.4 3
2001 106.0 2 91.4 2 117.1 2
2002 101.1 -5 87.3 -5 111.7 -5
2003 106.0 5 92.6 6 116.2 4
2004 100.8 -5 87.8 -5 110.7 -5
2005 97.3 -4 94.1 7 99.8 -10
2006 100.0 3 100.0 6 100.0 0
2007 101.6 2 102.2 2 101.1 1
2008 96.2 -5 96.3 -6 96.1 -5
2009r 96.6 0 97.8 2 95.8 0
2010 90.5 -6 93.7 -4 88.0 -8
Percent change 2000 to 2010 -13 5 -23
r revised
… not applicable
Note: 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. Data on the youth crime severity indexes are available beginning in 1998.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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