Table 2
Child and youth victims of violence by province, territory and sex of victim, reported to a subset of police services, 2008

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Child and youth victims of violence by province, territory and sex of victim, reported to a subset of police services, 2008
  Total Female Male
  number rate number rate number rate
Newfoundland and Labrador 1,535 1,611 791 1,711 744 1,516
Prince Edward Island 264 894 146 1,017 118 777
Nova Scotia 2,774 1,554 1,418 1,616 1,356 1,494
New Brunswick 2,151 1,487 1,073 1,530 1,078 1,446
Quebec 14,630 970 7,137 970 7,493 970
Ontario 25,917 958 11,993 909 13,924 1,005
Manitoba 4,624 1,710 2,477 1,884 2,147 1,546
Saskatchewan 5,109 2,136 2,735 2,347 2,374 1,935
Alberta 8,575 1,081 4,312 1,118 4,263 1,045
British Columbia 8,590 1,100 4,075 1,077 4,515 1,121
Yukon 141 1,968 85 2,444 56 1,518
Northwest Territories 495 4,163 296 5,076 199 3,284
Nunavut 528 4,311 326 5,401 202 3,252
Canada 75,333 1,111 36,864 1,116 38,469 1,107
Note(s):
The Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey collected data from 155 police services, representing approximately 98% of the Canadian population in 2008. Coverage of the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey in 2008 is 100% for all of the provinces and territories except Nova Scotia (99.5%), Quebec (98.7%), Ontario (99.0%), Manitoba (96.6%), Alberta (99.4%), British Columbia (91.9%) and Northwest Territories (99.7%). Includes victims under 18 years of age. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population under 18 years of age for the geographic areas policed by the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey respondents.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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