Senior victims of police-reported violent crime, by family and non-family violence and type of weapon, Canada, 2010
|Type of weapon||FamilyNote 1||Non-familyNote 2||Total|
|Threats or no weapon||674||25||1,808||34||2,482||31|
|Club or blunt instrument||74||3||129||2||203||3|
|Knife or other piercing instrument||122||5||204||4||326||4|
|Other weaponNote 3||164||6||377||7||541||7|
|Unknown||102||Note …: not applicable||377||Note …: not applicable||479||Note …: not applicable|
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1. Family violence refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced, and common-law partners), children, siblings, and extended family.
2. Non-family violence refers to violence committed by friends, dating partners, casual acquaintances, business relationships, criminal relationships, authority figures, and strangers.
3. Includes, for example, explosives, fire, motor vehicle or poison.
Note: Senior victims refer to those aged 65 to 89 years. Percentages have been calculated excluding unknown type of weapon. Percentages may not add up due to rounding. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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