Table 2
Self-reported violent and household victimization in previous 12 months, by territory and capital city, 2009

Table 2
Self-reported violent and household victimization in previous 12 months, by territory and capital city, 2009
Territory or capital city Violent victimizationNote 1 Household victimizationNote 2
number rateNote 3 number rateNote 4
Yukon 6,055Note E: Use with caution 227Note E: Use with caution 5,234 362
Whitehorse 3,858Note E: Use with caution 217Note E: Use with caution 3,598 361
Other communitiesNote Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 1,637Note E: Use with caution 365
Northwest Territories 5,299Note E: Use with caution 163Note E: Use with caution 5,758 383
Yellowknife Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 2,543 344Note E: Use with caution
Other communitiesNote 3,666Note E: Use with caution 211Note E: Use with caution 3,215 421
Nunavut (10 largest communities)Note 5 2,571Note E: Use with caution 181Note E: Use with caution 2,370 409Note *
Iqaluit Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Other communitiesNote Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 1,723 511
All territories 13,924 190 13,362 379
Capitals 5,955Note E: Use with caution 158Note E: Use with caution 6,787 343Note *
Other communitiesNote 7,969Note E: Use with caution 222Note E: Use with caution 6,575 424
reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* significantly different from reference category (p<0.1)
1. Includes sexual assaults, robberies and assaults. Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
2. Includes break and enter, motor vehicle theft, theft of household property and vandalism.
3. Rates are calculated per 1,000 population aged 15 years and older.
4. Rates are calculated per 1,000 households.
5. Data collection in Nunavut resulted in undercoverage of the Inuit population and lower response rates than those in Yukon and the Northwest Territories. As such, results for Nunavut should be interpreted with caution.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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