Homicide offences, number and rate, by province and territory (Number of homicides)
|Newfoundland and Labrador||3||5||1||4||4|
|Prince Edward Island||0||2||0||0||1|
|Notes: Homicide includes Criminal Code offences of murder, manslaughter and infanticide. |
There are some homicides that are included in a given year's total that occurred in previous years. Homicides are counted according to the year in which police submit the Homicide Survey to Statistics Canada.
1. As a result of investigations in Port Coquitlam, B.C., there were 5 homicides reported in 2007, 5 reported in 2004 that occurred in previous years. Homicides are counted according to the year in which police file the report.
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 253-0001 and Homicide Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics.
Last modified: 2012-12-04.
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