Chart 1
Victims of police-reported firearm-related violent crime, by province and territory and urban-rural area, 2016

Newfoundland and Labrador Prince Edward Island Nova Scotia New Brunswick Ontario Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta British Columbia Yukon Northwest Territories Nunavut Canada 0 50 100 150 200 rate per 100,000 population Urban areaUrban area Rural areaRural area
Note(s):
There are no urban areas in Nunavut. Excludes Quebec due to a large proportion of cases where the most serious weapon present was reported as unknown. Urban areas include police services where at least half of the population policed is located within a census metropolitan area (CMA) or a census agglomeration (CA). All police services which do not meet this criteria are coded as rural. A CMA must have a total population of at least 100,000. A census agglomeration must have a core population of at least 10,000.
Source(s):
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Victims of police-reported firearm-related violent crime, by province and territory and urban-rural area, 2016, rate per 100,000 population
  Urban area Rural area
Newfoundland and Labrador 8 18
Prince Edward Island 5 19
Nova Scotia 14 10
New Brunswick 23 20
Ontario 23 10
Manitoba 48 50
Saskatchewan 49 68
Alberta 31 53
British Columbia 18 17
Yukon 23 169
Northwest Territories 23 112
Nunavut ... 89
Canada 25 30
Note(s):
There are no urban areas in Nunavut. Excludes Quebec due to a large proportion of cases where the most serious weapon present was reported as unknown. Urban areas include police services where at least half of the population policed is located within a census metropolitan area (CMA) or a census agglomeration (CA). All police services which do not meet this criteria are coded as rural. A CMA must have a total population of at least 100,000. A census agglomeration must have a core population of at least 10,000.
Source(s):
Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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