Self-reported violent incidents, by incident and offender characteristics, Canada's territories, 2009
|Incident and offender characteristics||number||percentage|
|Number of offenders|
|One||8,555Note E: Use with caution||80|
|Two or more||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published|
|Sex of offenderNote 1|
|Male||6,860Note E: Use with caution||80|
|Female||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published|
|Less than 35||6,407Note E: Use with caution||75|
|35 years or older||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published|
|Relationship of offender to the victimNote 2|
|Family, friend, acquaintance, neighbour or other known person||7,033Note E: Use with caution||66|
|Stranger||3,337Note E: Use with caution||32Note E: Use with caution|
|Location of the incident|
|Private residence||4,662Note E: Use with caution||34Note E: Use with caution|
|Commercial or institutional establishment||4,106Note E: Use with caution||30Note E: Use with caution|
|Street or other public place||4,765Note E: Use with caution||35Note E: Use with caution|
|Presence of a weapon|
|Yes||3,207Note E: Use with caution||24Note E: Use with caution|
|No||10,266Note E: Use with caution||76|
|Incident related to the offender's alcohol or drug use|
|Yes||8,409Note E: Use with caution||78|
|No||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published|
|Did the incident cause injuries?|
|Yes||5,042Note E: Use with caution||36|
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
1. Excludes incidents involving multiple offenders.
2. Where multiple offenders are involved in one incident, the person with the closest relationship to the victim is counted.
Note: Totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. "Don't know" and "Not stated" responses were included in the calculations but not shown in table. Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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