Chart 4.2
Spousal homicides by sex, Canada, 1980 to 2009

Spousal homicides by sex, Canada, 1980 to 2009
Note(s):  Rates are calculated on the basis of 1,000,000 population. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Includes legally married, common-law, separated, and divorced persons age 15 years or older. Excludes homicides of same-sex spouses due to the unavailability of population data on same-sex couples.
Source(s):  Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.