Victims of police-reported intimate partner violence, by sex of victim and census metropolitan area, 2010
|Census metropolitan area (CMA)Note 1, Note 2||Female victims||Male victims||Total intimate partner violence victims|
|number||rateNote 3||number||rateNote 3||number||rateNote 3|
|CMA TotalNote 9||46,795||469||10,965||114||57,760||294|
1. A census metropolitan area (CMA) consists of one or more neighbouring municipalities situated around a major urban core. A CMA must have a total population of 100,000 of which 50,000 or more live in the urban core. To be included in the CMA, other adjacent municipalities must have a high degree of integration with the central urban area, as measured by commuting flows derived from census data. A CMA typically comprises more than one police service.
2.CMA populations have been adjusted to follow policing boundaries.
3. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
4. Gatineau refers to the Quebec part of Ottawa-Gatineau CMA.
5. Excludes the portions of Halton Regional Police that polices the CMA of Hamilton.
6. Excludes the portions of Halton Regional Police and Durham Regional Police that police the CMA of Toronto.
7. The 2010 data for the Sherbrooke CMA are estimates based on 2009 data due to the unavailability of data in 2010.
8. Ottawa refers to the Ontario part of the Ottawa-Gatineau CMA.
9. Includes Halton Regional Police and Durham Regional Police, which are responsible for policing more than one CMA. This total also includes the portion of Durham Regional Police that polices the Oshawa CMA. Because of these inclusions, the CMA total will not equal the total of the individual CMAs.
Note: Intimate partner violence refers to violence committed by legally married, separated, divorced, opposite and same sex common-law, dating partners (current and previous) and other intimate partners. Intimate partner category includes victims aged 15 to 89. Excludes homicides where the victim-accused relationship and/or age and/or sex of the victim was unknown.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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