Table 2
Homicides, by method, Canada, 2001 to 2011

Table 2
Homicides, by method, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of homicides. The information is grouped by year (appearing as row headers), shooting, stabbing, beating, strangulation or suffocation, vehicle and poisoning, calculated using number of victims and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Shooting Stabbing Beating Strangulation or
suffocation
Vehicle Poisoning
number of victims % number of victims % number of victims % number of victims % number of victims % number of victims %
2001 171 31.4 171 31.4 122 22.4 47 8.6 5 0.9 8 1.5
2002 152 27.1 182 32.5 126 22.5 67 12.0 7 1.3 3 0.5
2003 161 30.6 142 26.9 121 23.0 65 12.3 6 1.1 6 1.1
2004 173 28.3 205 33.6 137 22.4 63 10.3 6 1.0 8 1.3
2005 223 34.4 198 30.6 144 22.2 47 7.3 4 0.6 7 1.1
2006 190 32.0 210 35.4 119 20.1 48 8.1 9 1.5 1 0.2
2007Note r: revised 188 32.9 190 33.3 118 20.7 52 9.1 16 2.8 0 0.0
2008Note r: revised 201 33.7 201 33.7 123 20.6 45 7.5 9 1.5 5 0.8
2009Note r: revised 182 30.5 210 35.2 118 19.8 46 7.7 13 2.2 9 1.5
2010Note r: revised 171 32.0 165 30.8 116 21.7 41 7.7 17 3.2 4 0.7
2011 158 27.4 204 35.4 125 21.7 40 6.9 15 2.6 3 0.5
r revised
Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding. Estimates prior to 2011 may differ from previously published figures due to ongoing updates to the data files as new information becomes available.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.


Table 2 (continued)
Homicides, by method, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of homicides. The information is grouped by year (appearing as row headers), fire (smoke inhalation, burns), shaken baby syndrome, other, unknown and total, calculated using number of victims and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Fire (smoke inhalation, burns) Shaken baby syndrome OtherTable 2 continued, Note 1 Unknown Total
number of victims % number of victims % number of victims % number of victims % number of victims %
2001 8 1.5 8 1.5 5 0.9 8 Note ...: not applicable 553 100
2002 9 1.6 8 1.4 6 1.1 22 Note ...: not applicable 582 100
2003 12 2.3 8 1.5 6 1.1 22 Note ...: not applicable 549 100
2004 13 2.1 5 0.8 1 0.2 13 Note ...: not applicable 624 100
2005 10 1.5 12 1.9 3 0.5 15 Note ...: not applicable 663 100
2006 12 2.0 3 0.5 1 0.2 13 Note ...: not applicable 606 100
2007Note r: revised 4 0.7 2 0.4 1 0.2 23 Note ...: not applicable 594 100
2008Note r: revised 7 1.2 3 0.5 3 0.5 14 Note ...: not applicable 611 100
2009Note r: revised 12 2.0 4 0.7 2 0.3 14 Note ...: not applicable 610 100
2010Note r: revised 11 2.1 4 0.7 6 1.1 19 Note ...: not applicable 554 100
2011 21 3.6 4 0.7 7 1.2 21 Note ...: not applicable 598 100
… not applicable
r revised
1. Other includes exposure/hypothermia, starvation/dehydration, and other methods not otherwise specified.
Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding. Estimates prior to 2011 may differ from previously published figures due to ongoing updates to the data files as new information becomes available.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.
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