Table 3
Cases completed in youth court, by type of offence, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011

Table 3
Cases completed in youth court, by type of offence, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011
Type of offenceNote 1 2009/2010 2010/2011 Percent change in number of cases 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 (%) Difference in median length of cases 2009/2010 to 2010/2011 (days)
numberNote 2 Median length of case (days)Note 3 numberNote 2 Median length of case (days)Note 3
Violent offences 14,823 157 14,084 156 -5.0 -1
Homicide 44 372 44 323 0.0 -49
Attempted murder 26 299 24 275 -7.7 -24
Robbery 2,539 183 2,562 176 0.9 -7
Sexual assault 929 240 953 244 2.6 4
Other sexual offencesNote 4 326 204 336 225 3.1 21
Major assaultNote 5 3,561 170 3,310 163 -7.0 -7
Common assault 4,477 134 4,183 127 -6.6 -7
Uttering threats 2,424 133 2,135 136 -11.9 3
Criminal harassment 174 145 196 146 12.6 1
Other violent offences 323 183 341 196 5.6 13
Property offences 22,242 116 20,194 114 -9.2 -2
TheftNote 6 8,454 105 7,832 106 -7.4 1
Break and enter 4,835 131 4,331 128 -10.4 -3
Fraud 837 122 631 113 -24.6 -9
Mischief 4,253 116 3,716 114 -12.6 -2
Possess stolen property 3,249 120 3,113 120 -4.2 0
Other property crimes 614 155 571 155 -7.0 0
Administration of justice offences 6,104 85 5,635 76 -7.7 -9
Fail to appear 292 72 301 50 3.1 -22
Breach of probation 164 59 175 64 6.7 5
Unlawfully at large 420 17 423 9 0.7 -8
Fail to comply with order 4,045 98 3,696 85 -8.6 -13
Other administration of justice offences 1,183 86 1,040 87 -12.1 1
Other Criminal Code offences 2,967 135 2,668 140 -10.1 5
Weapons offences 2,016 143 1,813 142 -10.1 -1
Prostitution 10 119 14 130 40.0 11
Disturb the peace 187 125 164 106 -12.3 -19
Residual Criminal Code 754 127 677 134 -10.2 7
Total Criminal Code offences
(excluding traffic)
46,136 126 42,581 123 -7.7 -3
Criminal Code traffic offences 1,118 106 943 97 -15.7 -9
Impaired driving 625 78 558 70 -10.7 -8
Other Criminal Code traffic offences 493 134 385 136 -21.9 2
Total Criminal Code offences (including
traffic)
47,254 126 43,524 122 -7.9 -4
Other federal statute offences 9,605 64 9,380 63 -2.3 -1
Drug possession 2,556 92 2,551 89 -0.2 -3
Other drug offencesNote 7 1,279 141 1,209 148 -5.5 7
Youth Criminal Justice Act 5,685 43 5,566 41 -2.1 -2
Other federal statutes 85 12 54 29 -36.5 17
Total offences 56,859 116 52,904 113 -7.0 -3
1. Cases that involve more than one charge are counted according to the most serious offence rule.
2. A case is one or more charges against an accused person or company that were processed by the courts at the same time and received a final disposition.
3. Refers to the mid-point in the number of days taken to complete a case, from first to last court appearance.
4. Includes, for example, sexual interference, invitation to sexual touching, child pornography, luring a child via a computer and sexual exploitation.
5. Includes, for example, assault with a weapon (level 2) and aggravated assault (level 3).
6. Includes, for example, theft over and under $5,000 as well as taking a motor vehicle without consent.
7. Includes drug trafficking, exportation and importation, and production.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Integrated Criminal Court Survey.
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