Table 3
Victims of police-reported violent crime by province and territory, adults aged 18 and over, Canada, 2008

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Victims of police-reported violent crime by province and territory, adults aged 18 and over, Canada, 2008
Province or territory Sex of victim Total
Female Male
  number rate 1 number rate 1 number rate 1
Canada 152,006 1,155 146,266 1,150 298,272 1,153
Newfoundland and Labrador 2,521 1,186 2,122 1,061 4,643 1,125
Prince Edward Island 501 877 416 783 917 832
Nova Scotia 5,317 1,354 4,995 1,378 10,312 1,366
New Brunswick 3,595 1,158 3,381 1,157 6,976 1,158
Quebec 29,265 936 31,560 1,046 60,825 990
Ontario 48,605 941 43,943 892 92,548 917
Manitoba 8,733 1,921 7,090 1,604 15,823 1,765
Saskatchewan 10,191 2,563 7,725 2,018 17,916 2,296
Alberta 18,221 1,344 18,756 1,326 36,977 1,335
British Columbia 21,620 1,309 23,913 1,501 45,533 1,404
Yukon 481 3,766 440 3,332 921 3,545
Northwest Territories 1,606 10,787 1,083 6,612 2,689 8,600
Nunavut 1,350 14,551 842 8,486 2,192 11,417
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Rates are calculated per 100,000 population 18 years of age and over.
Note(s):
Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding. Data reflect victim counts from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and, in total, represent 98% of the population of Canada. Coverage for each province/territory exceeds 95% except for British Columbia (92%). 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.
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