Table 7
Victims of violence by age group, sex of victim and offence type, reported to a subset of police services, 2008

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Victims of violence by age group, sex of victim and offence type, reported to a subset of police services, 2008: Part 1
Offence Age group (years)
Less than 3 3 to 5  6 to 8 9 to 11
Total Female Male Total Female Male Total Female Male Total Female Male
  rate per 100,000 population
Physical assault – total 95 84 106 115 95 134 210 150 267 418 270 559
Aggravated assault (level 3) 6 6 7 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 19 16 23 20 17 22 51 40 61 99 59 138
Common assault (level 1) 66 60 73 93 76 110 156 106 203 311 205 412
Other assaults 1 3 3 4 2 2 2 3 4 3 7 6 7
Sexual assault – total 24 36 12 141 194 90 163 236 94 186 286 91
Aggravated sexual assault (level 3) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sexual assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 1
Sexual assault (level 1) 14 20 8 110 151 71 122 177 70 140 213 71
Other sexual crimes 2 10 16 4 30 42 19 39 57 23 44 70 20
Other violations involving violence – total 43 44 42 32 31 33 49 47 52 128 106 150
Homicide/attempts 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1
Robbery 2 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 5 21 7 33
Extortion 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1
Criminal harassment 1 1 1 1 1 1 4 3 4 11 12 11
Uttering threats 23 23 23 16 16 17 28 27 30 77 65 88
Kidnapping/forcible confinement 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 5 5 5
Abduction – non-parental 3 4 3 2 2 2 4 5 3 6 8 3
Abduction – parental 4 3 4 5 6 5 4 5 4 3 2 3
Other violent violations 3 6 7 6 4 3 5 3 3 3 5 6 4
Total violent violations 162 165 160 289 321 258 422 433 413 733 662 800
Victims of violence by age group, sex of victim and offence type, reported to a subset of police services, 2008: Part 2
Offence Age group (years)
12 to 14 15 to 17 Children and youth victims (under 18) Young adult victims (18 to 24)
Total Female Male Total Female Male Total Female Male Total Female Male
  rate per 100,000 population
Physical assault – total 1,015 820 1,200 1,572 1,461 1,679 619 525 707 1,694 1,717 1,672
Aggravated assault (level 3) 5 3 7 21 9 33 6 3 9 32 12 52
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 198 128 264 353 235 466 134 89 176 409 279 531
Common assault (level 1) 801 681 915 1,180 1,202 1,159 471 426 514 1,198 1,397 1,010
Other assaults 1 11 9 14 18 15 20 8 7 9 55 29 80
Sexual assault – total 348 623 86 300 552 59 201 337 72 130 246 19
Aggravated sexual assault (level 3) 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 0
Sexual assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 2 4 1 4 8 0 2 3 0 2 4 0
Sexual assault (level 1) 274 494 65 265 490 50 161 272 56 122 232 17
Other sexual crimes 2 71 124 19 30 53 8 38 62 15 5 8 2
Other violations involving violence – total 501 413 585 838 742 929 292 254 327 755 817 696
Homicide/attempts 2 1 2 4 2 6 2 1 2 12 4 19
Robbery 179 55 297 336 130 533 101 37 162 249 162 331
Extortion 3 3 3 7 5 8 2 2 2 5 4 6
Criminal harassment 43 59 27 89 145 35 27 41 14 104 181 32
Uttering threats 236 239 232 328 348 310 129 131 126 282 301 264
Kidnapping/forcible confinement 12 17 7 33 50 17 11 15 6 43 71 18
Abduction – non-parental 6 9 3 1 2 0 4 5 2 0 0 0
Abduction – parental 2 2 1 0 0 0 3 3 3 0 0 0
Other violent violations 3 19 28 12 40 61 20 14 20 9 60 94 27
Total violent violations 1,863 1,856 1,870 2,710 2,755 2,667 1,111 1,116 1,107 2,578 2,780 2,388
1.
Other assaults includes unlawfully causing bodily harm, discharge firearm with intent, using firearm during commission of offence, criminal negligence causing bodily harm and other assaults.
2.
Other sexual crimes includes sexual interference, invitation to sexual touching, sexual exploitation, incest, corrupting children, luring a child via a computer, anal intercourse, bestiality and voyeurism.
3.
Includes hostage taking, human trafficking, explosives causing bodily harm, arson and other violent violations.
Note(s):
The Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey collected data from 155 police services, representing approximately 98% of the Canadian population in 2008. Includes victims under 18 years of age. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown. Includes a small number of cases where the age of the victim and age of the accused may have been reversed. 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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