Victims of police-reported family violence, by census metropolitan area, 2013
|Number of victims||Family violence rate1|
|Census metropolitan area, total2||47,913||196.5|
|Non-census metropolitan area, total||39,907||385.8|
|Census metropolitan area (CMA) 3,4|
Excludes incidents where the sex or age of victim was unknown. Victims aged 90 years and older are excluded from analyses because of possible instances of miscoding of unknown age within this age category. Excludes spousal victims under the age of 15 years. Excludes a small number of victims in Quebec whose age was unknown but was miscoded as 0.
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Populations based on July 1 estimates from Statistics Canada.
Includes Halton Regional Police and Durham Regional Police, which are responsible for policing more than one CMA. This total also includes the portion of Durham Regional Police that polices the Oshawa CMA. Because of these inclusions, the CMA total will not equal the total of the individual CMAs.
A CMA consists of one or more neighbouring municipalities situated around a major urban core. A CMA must have a total population of at least 100,000, of which 50,000 or more live in the urban core. To be included in the CMA, adjacent municipalities must have a high degree of integration with the central urban area, as measured by commuting flows derived from census data. A CMA typically comprises more than one police service.
CMA populations have been adjusted to follow policing boundaries.
Gatineau refers to the Quebec part of the Ottawa–Gatineau CMA.
Excludes the portions of Halton Regional Police and Durham Regional Police that police the CMA of Toronto.
Excludes the portion of Halton Regional Police that polices the CMA of Hamilton.
Ottawa refers to the Ontario part of the Ottawa–Gatineau CMA.