Table 6
Violent incidents, by the type of offence, presence of a weapon, and co-offending, Canada, 2011

Table 6
Violent incidents, by the type of offence, presence of a weapon, and co-offending, Canada, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of violent incidents by the type of offence. The information is grouped by offence and weapon type (appearing as row headers), lone offence, pair offence and group offence, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Offence and weapon type Lone offence Pair offence Group offence
number percent number percent number percent
Homicide and attempted murder  
Firearm 127 19 24 31 21 44
Knife or equivalent 316 47 30 38 19 40
Other weapon 229 34 24 31 8 17
No weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 12 Note ...: not applicable 2 Note ...: not applicable 3 Note ...: not applicable
Total 684 100 80 100 51 100
Sexual assault (level 1, 2, 3)  
Firearm 21 0.2 0 0 1 2
Knife or equivalent 133 1 6 2 1 2
Other weapon 9,793 98 269 98 57 97
No weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 1,396 Note ...: not applicable 40 Note ...: not applicable 8 Note ...: not applicable
Total 11,343 100 315 100 67 100
Physical assault  
Firearm 779 1 131 1 49 2
Knife or equivalent 7,986 6 672 6 202 8
Other weapon 134,005 94 9,615 92 2,203 90
No weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 5,670 Note ...: not applicable 351 Note ...: not applicable 74 Note ...: not applicable
Total 148,440 100 10,769 100 2,528 100
Kidnapping, abduction  
Firearm 50 2 21 14 16 20
Knife or equivalent 204 8 10 7 7 9
Other weapon 2,320 87 117 78 58 71
No weapon 91 3 2 1 1 1
Unknown 163 Note ...: not applicable 13 Note ...: not applicable 10 Note ...: not applicable
Total 2,828 100 163 100 92 100
Robbery  
Firearm 748 12 264 14 150 14
Knife or equivalent 1,307 22 421 23 191 18
Other weapon 3,937 66 1,155 63 720 68
No weapon 0 0 0 0 0 0
Unknown 386 Note ...: not applicable 95 Note ...: not applicable 39 Note ...: not applicable
Total 6,378 100 1,935 100 1,100 100
Other violent offences  
Firearm 1,089 2 113 4 67 10
Knife or equivalent 960 2 43 2 10 1
Other weapon 36,350 58 1,588 57 388 56
No weapon 23,906 38 1,047 38 229 33
Unknown 4,076 Note ...: not applicable 204 Note ...: not applicable 55 Note ...: not applicable
Total 66,381 100 2,995 100 749 100
All violent incidents  
Firearm 2,814 1 553 4 304 7
Knife or equivalent 10,906 5 1,182 8 430 10
Other weapon 186,634 83 12,768 82 3,434 78
No weapon 23,997 11 1,049 7 230 5
Unknown 11,703 Note ...: not applicable 705 Note ...: not applicable 189 Note ...: not applicable
Total 236,054 100 16,257 100 4,587 100
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