Table 5
Self-reported violent victimization in previous 12 months, by selected neighbourhood characteristics, Canada's territories, 2009

Table 5
Self-reported violent victimization in previous 12 months, by selected neighbourhood characteristics, Canada's territories, 2009
Neighbourhood characteristics number rateNote 1
Population aged 15 and older reporting a problem with …  
Noisy neighbours and loud parties  
Not a big problemNote 10,416 159
A very big or fairly big problem Note F: too unreliable to be published 487Note E: Use with cautionNote **
People hanging around on the streets  
Not a big problemNote 9,968Note E: Use with caution 153Note E: Use with caution
A very big or fairly big problem 3,678Note E: Use with caution 470Note E: Use with cautionNote **
People sleeping on the streets or in other public places  
Not a big problemNote 10,959 162
A very big or fairly big problem Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Garbage or litter lying around  
Not a big problemNote 9,398Note E: Use with caution 161Note E: Use with caution
A very big or fairly big problem 4,247Note E: Use with caution 292Note E: Use with caution
Vandalism, graffiti and other deliberate damage to property or vehicles  
Not a big problemNote 9,315Note E: Use with caution 156Note E: Use with caution
A very big or fairly big problem 4,179Note E: Use with caution 336Note E: Use with cautionNote **
People being attacked or harassed because of their skin colour, ethnic origin or religion  
Not a big problemNote 9,614 144
A very big or fairly big problem Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
People using or dealing drugs  
Not a big problemNote 5,763Note E: Use with caution 121Note E: Use with caution
A very big or fairly big problem 7,532Note E: Use with caution 346Note E: Use with cautionNote **
People being drunk or rowdy in public places  
Not a big problemNote 4,576Note E: Use with caution 94Note E: Use with caution
A very big or fairly big problem 9,069Note E: Use with caution 400Note E: Use with cautionNote **
How much do you trust people in your neighbourhood?  
A lotNote 3,816Note E: Use with caution 89Note E: Use with caution
More or less 7,035Note E: Use with caution 321Note E: Use with cautionNote **
Cannot be trusted at all Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Is there police station in your neighbourhood?  
YesNote 9,538Note E: Use with caution 196
No 4,386Note E: Use with caution 180Note E: Use with caution
Would you say your sense of belonging to your local community is…  
… strong?Note 7,999 135
… weak? Note F: too unreliable to be published 387Note E: Use with cautionNote **
reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
** significantly different from reference category (p<0.05)
1. Rates are calculated per 1,000 population aged 15 years and older.
Note: Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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