Self-reported violent victimization of younger and older Canadians, by offender and offence characteristics, 2009
|Offender and offence characteristicsNote 1||Violent victimization of younger Canadians (15 to 54 years)||Violent victimization of older Canadians (55 years and over)Note †||Total violent victimization|
|number (thousands)||percent||number (thousands)||percent||number (thousands)||percent|
|Number of offenders|
|Two or more||356||22||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published||388||22|
|Female||152||12||Note F: too unreliable to be published||Note F: too unreliable to be published||162||12|
|Relationship of offender to the victimNote 2|
|Family, friend, acquaintance, neighbour||782||48||46Note E: Use with caution||44Note E: Use with caution||828||48|
|Stranger||746||46||56Note E: Use with caution||54||802||46|
|Location of the incident|
|Private residence||787||32Note *||85Note E: Use with caution||50||873||33|
|Commercial or institutional establishment||995||40Note *||42Note E: Use with caution||25Note E: Use with caution||1,037||39|
|Street or other public place||629||25||42Note E: Use with caution||25Note E: Use with caution||671||25|
|Presence of a weapon|
|Yes||636||27||57Note E: Use with caution||35Note E: Use with caution||693||27|
|Did the incident cause injuries|
|Yes||442||18||32Note E: Use with caution||19Note E: Use with caution||474||18|
† reference category
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
* significantly different from reference category (p < 0.05)
1. Excludes all incidents of spousal sexual and physical assault.
2. The category of "other" relationship is included in the total but not shown. Therefore, totals may not add up to 100%.
Note: Excludes data from the Northwest Territories, Yukon and Nunavut.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2009.
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