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  • Journals and periodicals: 85-002-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of topics and issues related to justice and public safety. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services. Issues related to community safety, and perceptions of safety are also covered. The publication is intended for those with an interest in Canada's justice and public safety systems as well as those who plan, establish, administer and evaluate programs and projects related to justice and public safety.

    Release date: 2019-12-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 85-005-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication features short, informative articles focusing on specific justice-related issues. For more in-depth articles on justice in Canada, see also Juristat, Catalogue no. 85-002-X.

    Release date: 2019-12-09

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019020
    Description:

    This interactive data visualization dashboard provides an overview of the courts program in Canada. The dashboard features statistics on charges and cases in youth courts and adult criminal courts, civil court cases, maintenance enforcement case enrollments, as well as compliance with support payments.

    Release date: 2019-11-19

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2018008
    Description:

    The Canadian Community Crime Tracker (CCCT) is a new advanced web-based data visualization tool that will make statistical information on crime and justice more interpretable by presenting key indicators in a statistical dashboard. The current version of the CCCT contains key indicators of crime based on police-reported data from the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, including the Crime Severity Index, rates of selected offences, rates of unfounded incidents and rates of firearm-related violent crime. Also included are data related to police-reported homicide, and hate crime. Data are for 2017 and 2018 and presented at the national, provincial, territorial levels, as well as for police service boundaries (meaning municipal police services as well as detachments of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Ontario Provincial Police, the Sûreté du Québec and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary).

    Release date: 2019-10-04

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article explores current conditions in Saskatchewan and the province's criminal justice system. Projections are presented to demonstrate how positive outcomes can be reached through possible education-related intervention. Educational attainment was selected for analysis as research has often explored the link between education and criminal behaviour. Projections were created using Statistics Canada's Demosim microsimulation model.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100008
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

    Release date: 2019-04-30

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100003
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the experiences of youth who came into contact with Nova Scotia police in 2012/2013 over a two-year period. The pathways of youth through Nova Scotia's justice system are explored, along with the extent of re-contact with police including prevalence, frequency and time to re-contact. This study uses data from three different sources including the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the Integrated Criminal Courts Survey and Nova Scotia's restorative justice system.

    Release date: 2019-02-07

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article uses data from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey to examine the characteristics of cases and charges completed in adult criminal and youth courts in Canada. Information on the number and types of cases completed, court decisions, types of sentences imposed, and the length of time it takes for a charge to proceed through the court system are examined. Data are presented at both the national and provincial/territorial level.

    Release date: 2019-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700154870
    Description:

    While conviction rates and severity of sentencing outcomes are often used as measures of criminal justice, neither take into account the potentially large volume of cases that never made it to court. For the first time, this Juristat measures the 'fall-out' of sexual assault cases in the Canadian criminal justice system in order to provide vital context for how sexual assaults are handled in the justice system. Using linked data from police services and criminal courts, this study presents new findings on the attrition rate of sexual assaults as well as court outcomes for those that make it to court. Attrition and conviction outcomes are also analyzed by characteristics of the sexual assault incident (e.g., location, weapon use, delay in reporting to police), the accused, the victim (e.g., age, sex, physical injury), and the relationship between them in order to provide more detail on how certain factors may be related to a higher likelihood of dropping out of the justice system. Findings are compared with physical assault outcomes where appropriate in order to provide an analytical reference point.

    Release date: 2017-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700114832
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

    Release date: 2017-06-13
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  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019020
    Description:

    This interactive data visualization dashboard provides an overview of the courts program in Canada. The dashboard features statistics on charges and cases in youth courts and adult criminal courts, civil court cases, maintenance enforcement case enrollments, as well as compliance with support payments.

    Release date: 2019-11-19

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2018008
    Description:

    The Canadian Community Crime Tracker (CCCT) is a new advanced web-based data visualization tool that will make statistical information on crime and justice more interpretable by presenting key indicators in a statistical dashboard. The current version of the CCCT contains key indicators of crime based on police-reported data from the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, including the Crime Severity Index, rates of selected offences, rates of unfounded incidents and rates of firearm-related violent crime. Also included are data related to police-reported homicide, and hate crime. Data are for 2017 and 2018 and presented at the national, provincial, territorial levels, as well as for police service boundaries (meaning municipal police services as well as detachments of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Ontario Provincial Police, the Sûreté du Québec and the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary).

    Release date: 2019-10-04

  • Table: 85-003-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This free publication is based on data from the Victim Services Survey and provides national and provincial/territorial profiles of victim service agencies that responded to the survey, as well as information on the clients they served. The Victim Services Survey was conducted by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics and was funded by Justice Canada's Policy Centre for Victim Issues. Victim service agencies surveyed include system-based, police-based and court-based agencies, sexual assault centres, other selected community-based agencies, and criminal injuries compensation and other financial benefit programs for victims of crime. It should be noted that data on transition homes and shelters for abused women and their children are collected through Statistics Canada's Transition Home Survey.

    Release date: 2014-03-24

  • Table: 85-225-X
    Description:

    This report examines trends in police personnel (including selected demographic characteristics) and expenditures on policing (a component of justice system spending) for Canada, the provinces and territories, census metropolitan areas and municipal police services. Findings are based on data from the Police Administration Survey. Selected data are presented at the national and provincial levels, including rank, gender, age group and years of service of police officers. Other crime and personnel statistics, including officers per population, hirings and departures and Crime Severity Index values are presented for census metropolitan areas and for all municipal police services in Canada. The information contained in this report provides an overview of the Canadian policing community and how it continues to change over time.

    Release date: 2013-03-20

  • Public use microdata: 12M0023X
    Description:

    This package was designed to enable users to access and manipulate the microdata file for Cycle 23 (2009) of the General Social Survey (GSS). It contains information on the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures, as well as guidelines for releasing estimates based on the survey.

    Cycle 23 collected data from persons 15 years and over living in private households in Canada, excluding residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut; and full-time residents of institutions.

    The purpose of this survey is to better understand how Canadians perceive crime and the justice system and their experiences of victimization. The survey is designed to produce estimates of the extent to which persons are the victims of eight types of offences (assault, sexual assault, robbery, theft of personal property, breaking and entering, motor vehicle theft, theft of household property and vandalism); to examine the risk factors associated with victimization; to examine the rates of reporting to the police; and to evaluate the fear of crime and public perceptions of crime and the criminal justice system.

    Cycle 23 is the fifth cycle of the GSS dedicated to collecting data on victimization. Previous cycles had been conducted in 1988, 1993, 1999 and 2004. Cycle 23 includes most of the content from previous cycles as well as new content, added to reflect the society's emerging issues of crime prevention and Internet victimization.

    Release date: 2011-02-10

  • Public use microdata: 89M0024X
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    The International Youth Survey (IYS) is the Canadian portion of the International Self-Report Delinquency Study (ISRD) which examines the behaviour and misbehaviour of students in grades 7 to 9 in about 30 European countries, United States and Canada. The National Crime Prevention Centre of the federal department of Public Safety sponsored the Canadian survey. The city of Toronto was chosen as the most suitable city where Statistics Canada could conduct the survey and on which the analysis of results would focus.

    The survey needed to be representative of each of the three grades (7 to 9) and at the grade level, of both sexes. In April 2006, about 3,200 students in 176 schools completed the IYS.

    Release date: 2007-09-25

  • Table: 85-568-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    In 2004, as part of its General Social Survey program, Statistics Canada conducted a survey on victimization and public perceptions of crime and the justice system. It was the fourth time that the General Social Survey (GSS) had examined victimization - previous surveys were conducted in 1988, 1993, and 1999. The target population was Canadians aged 15 years and older living in the ten provinces.

    This survey also included a test collection of telephone survey data in the Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon. This document contains data tables for these territories produced from the sample of this test collection.

    Release date: 2006-03-10

  • Table: 85-211-X
    Description:

    These on-line data tables provide information pertaining to services provided by governmental agencies responsible for adult corrections in each of the provincial, territorial and federal sectors. Statistical data are presented on caseload characteristics (e.g. number of admissions to correctional facilities and community supervision, age and sex of offenders, offences for which the offender is admitted to a correctional facility and probation, sentence length, time served, etc.), average counts of offenders in correctional facilities and community supervision, and resources and expenditures relating to both custodial and community supervision services. Data presented in this report cover the three most recent fiscal years.

    Release date: 2005-12-16

  • Table: 85-565-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    In 2004, as part of its General Social Survey program, Statistics Canada conducted a survey on victimization and public perceptions of crime and the justice system. It was the fourth time that the General Social Survey (GSS) had examined victimization - previous surveys were conducted in 1988, 1993, and 1999. The target population was Canadians aged 15 years and older living in the ten provinces.

    This report provides an overview of the main findings from cycle 18 of the General Social Survey on Victimization and makes comparisons with previous survey cycles. The analysis focuses on Canadians' outlook on crime and the criminal justice system, as well as their fear of crime. Variations by province are also presented.

    Release date: 2005-07-07

  • Table: 85-566-X
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    This report presents an overview of Canadians' outlook on crime and the criminal justice system at both the national and Census Metropolitan Area levels. The information was collected in 2004 through Cycle 18 of the General Social Survey (GSS) on victimization. This survey, which has been previously carried out in 1999, 1993, and 1988, collects information on Canadians' experience of victimization, and public attitudes towards crime, police, courts, prison and parole. The target population of the GSS is all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 2005-07-07
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  • Journals and periodicals: 85-002-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication provides in-depth analysis and detailed statistics on a variety of topics and issues related to justice and public safety. Topics include crime, victimization, homicide, civil, family and criminal courts, and correctional services. Issues related to community safety, and perceptions of safety are also covered. The publication is intended for those with an interest in Canada's justice and public safety systems as well as those who plan, establish, administer and evaluate programs and projects related to justice and public safety.

    Release date: 2019-12-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 85-005-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication features short, informative articles focusing on specific justice-related issues. For more in-depth articles on justice in Canada, see also Juristat, Catalogue no. 85-002-X.

    Release date: 2019-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article explores current conditions in Saskatchewan and the province's criminal justice system. Projections are presented to demonstrate how positive outcomes can be reached through possible education-related intervention. Educational attainment was selected for analysis as research has often explored the link between education and criminal behaviour. Projections were created using Statistics Canada's Demosim microsimulation model.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100008
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g., race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons, and victim/accused characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

    Release date: 2019-04-30

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100003
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the experiences of youth who came into contact with Nova Scotia police in 2012/2013 over a two-year period. The pathways of youth through Nova Scotia's justice system are explored, along with the extent of re-contact with police including prevalence, frequency and time to re-contact. This study uses data from three different sources including the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the Integrated Criminal Courts Survey and Nova Scotia's restorative justice system.

    Release date: 2019-02-07

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100002
    Description:

    This Juristat article uses data from the Integrated Criminal Court Survey to examine the characteristics of cases and charges completed in adult criminal and youth courts in Canada. Information on the number and types of cases completed, court decisions, types of sentences imposed, and the length of time it takes for a charge to proceed through the court system are examined. Data are presented at both the national and provincial/territorial level.

    Release date: 2019-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700154870
    Description:

    While conviction rates and severity of sentencing outcomes are often used as measures of criminal justice, neither take into account the potentially large volume of cases that never made it to court. For the first time, this Juristat measures the 'fall-out' of sexual assault cases in the Canadian criminal justice system in order to provide vital context for how sexual assaults are handled in the justice system. Using linked data from police services and criminal courts, this study presents new findings on the attrition rate of sexual assaults as well as court outcomes for those that make it to court. Attrition and conviction outcomes are also analyzed by characteristics of the sexual assault incident (e.g., location, weapon use, delay in reporting to police), the accused, the victim (e.g., age, sex, physical injury), and the relationship between them in order to provide more detail on how certain factors may be related to a higher likelihood of dropping out of the justice system. Findings are compared with physical assault outcomes where appropriate in order to provide an analytical reference point.

    Release date: 2017-10-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700114832
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and extent of police-reported hate crime in Canada. Key topics include motivations for hate crime (e.g. race/ethnicity, religion, and sexual orientation), types of offences, geographical comparisons and accused/victim characteristics. The article uses data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey which gathers data from police records.

    Release date: 2017-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700114699
    Description:

    This Juristat examines the number and types of cases completed in adult criminal courts on an annual basis. Characteristics of the accused, case decisions, types of sentences imposed and case completion times are also explored. Data are presented at both the national and provincial/territorial levels.

    Release date: 2017-02-21

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201700114689
    Description:

    This Juristat article provides an overview of existing measures of organized crime in Canada in 2013 and 2014 and raises awareness regarding data availability, and the efforts being made to collect national police-reported data through the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

    Release date: 2017-01-18
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19980015033
    Description:

    Victimizations are not randomly scattered through the population, but tend to be concentrated in relatively few victims. Data from the U.S. National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS), a multistage rotating panel survey, are employed to estimate the conditional probabilities of being a crime victim at time t given the victimization status in earlier interviews. Models are presented and fit to allow use of partial information from households that move in or out of the housing unit during the study period. The estimated probability of being a crime victim at interview t given the status at interview (t-l) is found to decrease with t. Possible implications for estimating cross-sectional victimization rates are discusssed.

    Release date: 1999-10-22
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