Chart 1
Rate of police-reported impaired driving incidents, Canada, 1986 to 2019

rate per 100,000 150 200 250 300 350 400 450 500 550 600 1986 1989 1992 1995 1998 2001 2004 2007 2010 2013 2016 2019
Note(s):
The different ways in which police services deal with traffic violations can impact police-reported statistics. Counts are based on the most serious offence in the incident. One incident can involve more than one traffic violation under the Criminal Code.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).

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This is a line chart.

Rate of police-reported impaired driving incidents, Canada, 1986 to 2019
  rate per 100,000
1986 577
1987 561
1988 538
1989 529
1990 502
1991 502
1992 467
1993 410
1994 372
1995 349
1996 325
1997 301
1998 291
1999 283
2000 258
2001 267
2002 255
2003 245
2004 252
2005 243
2006 234
2007 241
2008 255
2009 263
2010 257
2011 261
2012 242
2013 221
2014 210
2015 201
2016 197
2017 189
2018 191
2019 228
Note(s):
The different ways in which police services deal with traffic violations can impact police-reported statistics. Counts are based on the most serious offence in the incident. One incident can involve more than one traffic violation under the Criminal Code.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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