Senior victims of police-reported violent crime, by family and non-family violence and type of offence, Canada, 2010
|Type of offence||FamilyNote 1||Non-familyNote 2||Total|
|Sexual assault (levels 1, 2, 3)||26||1||183||3||209||2|
|Serious assault (levels 2 and 3)||341||12||529||9||870||10|
|Common assault (level 1)||1,455||52||1,882||33||3,337||39|
|Other assaultsNote 3||77||3||121||2||198||2|
|Indecent/harassing phone calls||193||7||684||12||877||10|
|Other violent offencesNote 4||37||1||93||2||130||2|
1. Family violence refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced, common-law partners), children, siblings, and extended family.
2. Non-family violence refers to violence committed by friends, dating partners, casual acquaintances, business associates, criminal associates, authority figures, and strangers.
3. Other assaults include unlawfully causing bodily harm, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, using a firearm or imitation firearm in the commission of an offence, pointing a firearm, discharging firearm with intent, trap likely to cause bodily harm and other assaults.
4. Includes arson (disregard for human life), intimidation of a justice system participant or a journalist, intimidation of non-justice participant, kidnapping, and other violent offences.
Note: Excludes incidents where the victim's sex and/or age was unknown. Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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