Table 1
Rates of victims of police-reported violent crime by age group, Canada, 2008

Rates of victims of police-reported violent crime by age group, Canada, 2008
Type of offence Adult victims (aged 18 and over)
18 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 to 64 years 65 years and over Total
Sex of the victim
Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male
  rate 1
Physical assault - total 1,717 1,672 1,235 1,202 934 911 489 595 184 302 73 113 711 779
Aggravated assault (level 3) 12 52 9 27 6 19 3 10 1 5 1 2 5 18
Assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 279 531 198 316 151 242 78 157 28 70 11 25 114 215
Assault (level 1) 1,397 1,010 985 686 756 572 400 402 153 220 60 83 576 484
Other assaults 29 80 42 173 21 79 8 26 2 8 1 4 16 62
Sexual assault - total 246 19 112 8 63 6 31 3 12 1 6 1 68 6
Aggravated sexual assault (level 3) 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Sexual assault with a weapon or causing bodily harm (level 2) 4 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Sexual assault (level 1) 232 17 105 7 59 5 29 3 11 1 6 1 64 5
Other sexual crimes 2 8 2 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
Other violations involving violence - total 817 696 591 475 499 437 299 328 149 200 60 90 376 365
Homicide/attempted murder 4 19 3 11 2 7 2 5 1 3 1 2 2 7
Robbery 162 331 68 129 52 93 45 77 32 49 14 23 56 109
Extortion 6 7 5 7 4 5 4 5 2 4 1 2 3 5
Criminal harassment 270 56 227 66 195 75 99 53 46 32 20 17 135 51
Uttering threats 301 264 247 251 220 248 137 182 63 107 21 43 156 184
Forcible confinement 71 18 39 9 24 6 11 4 4 3 2 2 22 7
Other violent violations 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 2
Total violent violations 2,780 2,388 1,938 1,684 1,496 1,355 820 925 345 503 139 204 1,155 1,150
1.
Rates are calculated per 100,000 population 18 years of age and over.
2.
Includes such offences as sexual interference, sexual exploitation, invitation to sexual touching, incest, anal intercourse and bestiality.
3.
Includes arson, other assaults, assault against a peace/public officer, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, discharge firearm with intent, unlawfully causing bodily harm, and other violent offences.
Note(s):
Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. The 2008 data are based upon information reported by police services covering 98% of the population of Canada. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.