Homicides, by census metropolitan area
|Number of victims – 2013r||Rate1 – 2013r||Number of victims – 2014||Rate1 – 2014|
|Census metropolitan area, total||348||1.42||357||1.44|
|Non-census metropolitan area, total||164||1.55||159||1.49|
|Census metropolitan area2|
There may be a small number of homicides included in a given year's total that occurred in previous years. Homicides are counted according to the year in which they are reported to Statistics Canada.
CANSIM table 253-0004.
Rates are calculated per 100,000 population using revised July 1 population estimates from Statistics Canada.
A census metropolitan area (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, other 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.
Includes two homicides committed in a correctional institution in 2013.
Gatineau refers to the Quebec part of the Ottawa–Gatineau CMA.
Includes one homicide committed in a correctional institution in 2013.
Ottawa refers to the Ontario part of the Ottawa–Gatineau CMA.
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