Table 9
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, by province and territory, 2010

Table 9
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, by province and territory, 2010

Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported youth crime severity indexes. This information is grouped by Province
and territory
appearing as row headers, Youth Crime Severity Index and Youth violent Crime Severity Index, Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index appearing as column headers, calculated using index, percent change 2009 to 2010, as a unit of measure.
Province
and territory
Youth Crime Severity Index Youth violent Crime Severity Index Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index
index percent change 2009 to 2010 index percent change 2009 to 2010 index percent change 2009 to 2010
Newfoundland and Labrador 76.5 -12 54.0 -1 93.7 -17
Prince Edward Island 67.3 -7 38.8 -22 89.1 -1
Nova Scotia 119.3 -3 110.0 5 126.4 -7
New Brunswick 97.6 -14 68.7 -24 119.5 -10
Quebec 65.4 -6 71.5 -4 60.7 -7
Ontario 82.9 -7 96.4 -3 72.6 -10
Manitoba 171.3 -13 200.5 -16 149.1 -10
Saskatchewan 235.2 -5 190.6 3 269.3 -8
Alberta 99.5 -4 89.1 -5 107.4 -3
British Columbia 70.6 -5 70.0 0 71.0 -8
Yukon 222.7 -26 171.7 -35 261.6 -21
Northwest Territories 427.0 -2 182.3 -17 613.3 2
Nunavut 449.3 -1 330.4 30 539.9 -11
Canada 90.5 -6 93.7 -4 88.0 -8
Note: Refers to 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 provincial and territorial 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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