Table 8
Youth (12 to 17 years) accused of homicide, Canada, 2001 to 2011

Table 8
Youth (12 to 17 years) accused of homicide, Canada, 2001 to 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of youth (12 to 17 years) accused of homicide. The information is grouped by year (appearing as row headers), male, female, total and youth as a percent of total accused persons, calculated using number and rate units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Year Male Female Total Youth as a percent of total accused persons
number rateNote 1 number rateNote 1 number rateNote 1
2001 27 2.11 5 0.41 32 1.28 6.2
2002 33 2.54 9 0.73 42 1.66 7.7
2003 52 3.96 10 0.80 62 2.43 11.2
2004 39 2.95 5 0.40 44 1.70 7.4
2005 62 4.64 10 0.79 72 2.76 10.9
2006 73 5.43 12 0.94 85 3.24 14.7
2007 67 5.00 8 0.63 75 2.87 13.7
2008 51 3.86 4 0.32 55 2.13 10.6
2009 73 5.63 6 0.48 79 3.12 14.2
2010 51 4.01 5 0.41 56 2.25 10.3
2011 40 3.20 6 0.50 46 1.89 8.3
1. Rates are calculated per 100,000 population using revised July 1st population estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Note: Figures in this table may not match those from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, as that survey includes those under the age of 12 in youth counts. 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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