Table 2.2
Victims of police-reported spousal violence, by age group and sex of victim, Canada, 2010

Table 2.2
Victims of police-reported spousal violence, by age group and sex of victim, Canada, 2010
Age groups Female victims Male victims Total spousal victims
number rate number rate number rate
15 to 24 years 7,040 2,285 882 547 7,922 1,688
25 to 34 years 12,891 868 2,601 222 15,492 583
35 to 44 years 11,447 588 2,968 165 14,415 385
45 to 54 years 5,820 249 2,056 90 7,876 170
55 to 64 years 1,548 84 651 35 2,199 59
65 years and over 551 39 201 12 752 24
Total 39,297 422 9,359 104 48,656 265
Note: Spousal violence refers to violence committed by legally married, separated, divorced, opposite and same sex common-law partners. Includes victims aged 15 to 89. Excludes incidents where the sex of the victim was unknown. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 spousal population (legally married, separated, divorced and common-law). Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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