Table 1 
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2020 

Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2020
  2020 2020 2019 to 2020 2010 to 2020
  number rate % change% change
Total Criminal Code (excluding traffic) - "Crime rate" 2,014,779 5,301 -10 -14
Total violent crime 476,649 1,254 -2 -3
Homicide 743 1.95 7 20
Other violations causing death 118 0s -1 6
Attempted murder 864 2.27 -2 16
Sexual assault - level 3 - aggravated 136 0s 8 -32
Sexual assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 608 2 12 35
Sexual assault - level 1 27,895 73 -9 15
Sexual offence occurring prior to January 4, 19831 448 1 -21 ...
Sexual violations against children 10,388 27 -1 152
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 3,817 10 -5 -2
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 64,807 171 7 12
Assault - level 1 177,580 467 -7 -9
Assault against a peace officer 12,108 32 -2 -32
Other assaults 1,985 5 -13 -46
Firearms - use of, discharge, pointing 4,137 11 15 84
Robbery 19,268 51 -18 -43
Forcible confinement or kidnapping 3,468 9 -8 -28
Trafficking in persons2 342 1 -13 ...
Extortion 5,495 14 28 212
Criminal harassment 24,322 64 4 2
Uttering threats 84,171 221 3 -1
Indecent or harassing communications 25,802 68 9 7
Non-consensual distribution of intimate images3 2,217 6 10 ...
Offences in relation to sexual services4 758 2 -35 ...
Other violent Criminal Code violations 5,172 14 -4 9
Total property crime 1,166,986 3,071 -13 -20
Breaking and entering 137,516 362 -16 -38
Possess stolen property5 22,685 60 -14 ...
Theft of motor vehicle 78,155 206 -11 -24
Theft over $5,000 (non-motor vehicle) 20,272 53 -6 16
Shoplifting of $5,000 or under 90,904 239 -36 -11
Theft of $5,000 or under (non-motor vehicle) 343,521 904 -20 -30
Fraud 138,011 363 -4 51
Identity theft 7,290 19 52 708
Identity fraud 22,594 59 12 227
Mischief 297,185 782 3 -22
Arson 8,853 23 7 -35
Total other Criminal Code offences 371,144 977 -10 -5
Weapons violations 19,485 51 3 16
Child pornography 11,055 29 23 488
Prostitution4 66 0s -53 ...
Terrorism6 70 0s -28 ...
Disturb the peace 107,258 282 -2 -20
Administration of justice violations 201,462 530 -17 1
Other violations 31,748 84 -5 -12
Total Criminal Code traffic violations 125,244 330 -10 -22
Alcohol-impaired driving 61,311 161 -17 -36
Drug-impaired driving 7,510 20 15 289
Alcohol- and drug-impaired driving7 7,105 19 57 ...
Impaired driving (not specified)7 1,677 4 -11 ...
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 47,641 125 -8 -23
Total drug offences 66,827 176 -5 -45
Total other federal statute violations 18,751 49 -22 -49
Human trafficking under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act8 173 0s 8 ...
Youth Criminal Justice Act 1,676 4 -41 -87
Quarantine Act9 931 2 ... ...
Other federal statutes 15,971 42 -24 -31
Total - all violations 2,225,601 5,856 -10 -16
...
not applicable
0
true zero or a value rounded to zero
0s
value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
Note(s):
Police-reported statistics may be affected by differences in the way police services deal with offences. In some instances, police or municipalities might choose to deal with some offences using municipal bylaws or provincial provisions rather than Criminal Code provisions. Counts are based on the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Data for specific types of crime are available, in most cases, from 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Percentage changes are based on unrounded rates. Populations are based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Centre for Demography.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice and Community Safety Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (3302).
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