Homicide in Canada, 2017 - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 85-002-X201800154980


This annual Juristat presents 2017 homicide data. Changes in the rates of homicide in Canada over time are examined as well as the characteristics of homicides committed in 2017. It presents information on the age and sex of homicide victims, the methods used to commit homicides (including the use of firearms), whether the homicide was determined to be gang-related, the relationship of the accused to the victim as well as other characteristics of the accused. In addition, information is presented on homicide victims and accused who were identified as Aboriginal.

Issue Number: 2018001
Author(s): Beattie, Sara; David, Jean-Denis; Roy, Joel

Main Product: Juristat

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