Table 7b
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, Canada, 2001 to 2011

Table 7b
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Year Youth Crime
Severity Index
Youth violent Crime Severity Index Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index
index percent change from previous year index percent change from previous year index percent change from previous year
2001 106.0 2 91.4 2 117.1 2
2002 101.1 -5 87.3 -5 111.7 -5
2003 106.0 5 92.6 6 116.2 4
2004 100.8 -5 87.8 -5 110.7 -5
2005 97.3 -4 94.1 7 99.8 -10
2006 100.0 2 100.0 6 100.0 -1
2007 101.6 2 102.2 2 101.1 1
2008 96.2 -5 96.3 -6 96.2 -5
2009 96.6 0 97.8 2 95.8 0
2010Note r: revised 91.6 -5 94.9 -3 89.1 -7
2011 82.6 -10 88.6 -7 78.1 -12
Percent change 2001 to 2011 -22.0 Note : not applicable -3.1 Note : not applicable -33.3 Note : not applicable
… not applicable
r revised
Note: Refers to the number of youth 12 to 17 years of age who were either charged (or recommended for charging) by police or diverted from the formal criminal justice system through the use of warnings, cautions, referrals to community programs, etc. Data on the youth crime severity indexes are available beginning in 1998.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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