Homicide in Canada, 2010 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201100111561


This annual report is an examination of homicide in Canada. Detailed information is presented on the characteristics of homicide incidents (murder, manslaughter and infanticide), victims and accused within the context of both short and long-term trends. Geographical patterns of homicide are examined at the national and provincial/territorial levels, as well as for major metropolitan areas. Other key themes include gang-related homicides, firearm-related homicides, youth homicides and intimate partner homicides. The data are intended to respond to the needs of those who work in the criminal justice system as well as to inform researchers, policy analysts, academics, the media and the public on the nature and extent of homicide in Canada.

Issue Number: 2011001
Author(s): Hotton, Tina

Main Product: Juristat

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