Chart 1
Police-reported crime severity indexes, 1998 to 2017

index (2006=100) 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 130 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 2010 2012 2014 2016 Crime Severity IndexCrime Severity Index Violent Crime Severity IndexViolent Crime Severity Index Non-violent Crime Severity IndexNon-violent Crime Severity Index
Note(s):
Crime severity indexes are based on Criminal Code incidents, including traffic offences, as well as other federal statute violations. The base index was set at 100 for 2006 for Canada. Populations are based on July 1 estimates.
Source(s):
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).

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Police-reported crime severity indexes, 1998 to 2017, index (2006=100)
  Crime Severity Index Violent Crime Severity Index Non-violent Crime Severity Index
1998 118.8 97.8 126.9
1999 111.2 99.4 115.8
2000 106.7 97.8 110.2
2001 105.3 97.2 108.4
2002 104.1 96.2 107.2
2003 106.8 97.6 110.4
2004 104.1 96.0 107.2
2005 101.3 98.5 102.4
2006 100.0 100.0 100.0
2007 95.3 97.8 94.3
2008 90.6 95.1 88.9
2009 87.8 94.3 85.3
2010 82.9 89.2 80.5
2011 77.6 85.7 74.5
2012 75.43 81.87 72.9
2013 68.78 73.88 66.8
2014 66.72 70.52 65.2
2015 70.14 75.07 68.2
2016 71.71 76.55 69.8
2017 72.87 80.26 70.04
Note(s):
Crime severity indexes are based on Criminal Code incidents, including traffic offences, as well as other federal statute violations. The base index was set at 100 for 2006 for Canada. Populations are based on July 1 estimates.
Source(s):
Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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