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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100010
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines human trafficking incidents that were reported to police between 2010 and 2020. Information on rates of victimization—and characteristics of victims and accused persons—is presented. In addition, prior contact with police among accused persons and court outcomes are examined.

    Release date: 2022-06-09

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100008
    Description:

    Online child sexual exploitation and abuse encompasses a wide range of behaviours, situations, and things, and bestrides criminal thresholds and geographical boundaries. With technological advancements and the proliferation of smart devices in recent years, the current prevalence of this crime in Canada is not known. Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the Integrated Criminal Court Survey, this article aims to shed light on the extent and nature of online child sexual exploitation and abuse that come to the attention of Canadian authorities. The article examines the types of incidents reported to police, including child pornography, and the characteristics of victims and accused persons identified in connection with these incidents.

    Further, an analysis of court data is presented, examining the types of charges processed in Canadian courts related to sexual offences against children that were likely facilitated online. Some characteristics of adults and youth accused are presented, along with the outcome of the charges laid against them, including sentencing information for those who were found guilty.

    Release date: 2022-05-12

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202213233104
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-05-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100004
    Description:

    This article examines the experiences Indigenous women in Canada, and where possible provides results for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Indigenous identity groups. The focus is on experiences of violent victimization and perceptions of neighbourhood, safety, and the criminal justice system. The prevalence of gender-based violent victimization in Canada is examined using self-reported data from the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces. Data from the 2019 General Social Survey (GSS) on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization) is used to explore confidence in police and criminal courts, as well as perceptions of neighbourhood cohesion and disorder. In addition, homicide data highlights the prevalence and characteristics of homicide of Indigenous women in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100007
    Description:

    This Juristat article presents findings on the prevalence and characteristics of violence against women in remote areas of Canada. Using data from the 2019 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization), the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, and the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces, it explores both self-reported and police-reported victimization of women aged 15 and older in areas of Canada which are considered to be remote by the Remoteness Index. Analysis includes intimate partner violence as well as violence committed by non-intimate partners, and various sociodemographic factors are considered. Women’s perceptions of safety are also presented.

    Release date: 2022-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100006
    Description:

    This article uses data from the 2020/2021 cycle of the Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse to examine the characteristics of facilities in Canada that are primarily mandated to serve victims of abuse (defined as ongoing Victimization). The article outlines the profile of residents served by the facilities, the types of services offered and operational information including revenues, expenses, admissions, length of stay and challenges faced. Information regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these facilities are also presented.

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022027
    Description:

    This infographic presents characteristics of Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse. Data from the 2020/2021 Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse are analyzed to provide a one-day snapshot of the characteristics of the residents being served. It also includes information on annual admissions, occupancy rates and capacity, turn-aways, and challenges facing facilities and their residents. Information regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these facilities are also presented. For detailed information, see the full Juristat article: "Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse, 2020/2021".

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Table: 35-10-0052-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Annual admissions (number, percent) to residential facilities for victims of abuse, by resident type and area density, Canada, Province or territory, reference year.

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Table: 35-10-0053-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    One day snapshot of residents (number, percent) in residential facilities for victims of abuse, by reason for seeking shelter, Canada, Province or territory, reference year.

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Table: 35-10-0054-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    One day snapshot of adult females and accompanying children (number, percent) residing in residential facilities for victims of abuse compared with individuals living in Canada, by selected characteristics, Canada, Province or territory, reference year.

    Release date: 2022-04-12
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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100010
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines human trafficking incidents that were reported to police between 2010 and 2020. Information on rates of victimization—and characteristics of victims and accused persons—is presented. In addition, prior contact with police among accused persons and court outcomes are examined.

    Release date: 2022-06-09

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100008
    Description:

    Online child sexual exploitation and abuse encompasses a wide range of behaviours, situations, and things, and bestrides criminal thresholds and geographical boundaries. With technological advancements and the proliferation of smart devices in recent years, the current prevalence of this crime in Canada is not known. Using data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the Integrated Criminal Court Survey, this article aims to shed light on the extent and nature of online child sexual exploitation and abuse that come to the attention of Canadian authorities. The article examines the types of incidents reported to police, including child pornography, and the characteristics of victims and accused persons identified in connection with these incidents.

    Further, an analysis of court data is presented, examining the types of charges processed in Canadian courts related to sexual offences against children that were likely facilitated online. Some characteristics of adults and youth accused are presented, along with the outcome of the charges laid against them, including sentencing information for those who were found guilty.

    Release date: 2022-05-12

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202213233104
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-05-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100004
    Description:

    This article examines the experiences Indigenous women in Canada, and where possible provides results for First Nations, Métis, and Inuit Indigenous identity groups. The focus is on experiences of violent victimization and perceptions of neighbourhood, safety, and the criminal justice system. The prevalence of gender-based violent victimization in Canada is examined using self-reported data from the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces. Data from the 2019 General Social Survey (GSS) on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization) is used to explore confidence in police and criminal courts, as well as perceptions of neighbourhood cohesion and disorder. In addition, homicide data highlights the prevalence and characteristics of homicide of Indigenous women in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100007
    Description:

    This Juristat article presents findings on the prevalence and characteristics of violence against women in remote areas of Canada. Using data from the 2019 General Social Survey on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization), the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, and the 2018 Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces, it explores both self-reported and police-reported victimization of women aged 15 and older in areas of Canada which are considered to be remote by the Remoteness Index. Analysis includes intimate partner violence as well as violence committed by non-intimate partners, and various sociodemographic factors are considered. Women’s perceptions of safety are also presented.

    Release date: 2022-04-26

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100006
    Description:

    This article uses data from the 2020/2021 cycle of the Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse to examine the characteristics of facilities in Canada that are primarily mandated to serve victims of abuse (defined as ongoing Victimization). The article outlines the profile of residents served by the facilities, the types of services offered and operational information including revenues, expenses, admissions, length of stay and challenges faced. Information regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these facilities are also presented.

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022027
    Description:

    This infographic presents characteristics of Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse. Data from the 2020/2021 Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse are analyzed to provide a one-day snapshot of the characteristics of the residents being served. It also includes information on annual admissions, occupancy rates and capacity, turn-aways, and challenges facing facilities and their residents. Information regarding the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on these facilities are also presented. For detailed information, see the full Juristat article: "Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse, 2020/2021".

    Release date: 2022-04-12

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100005
    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: 2022-03-17

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20220764734
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-03-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202200100002
    Description:

    Using data from the 2019 General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization), this Juristat article examines experiences of discrimination in daily life, with a particular focus on the experiences of the Black and First Nations, Métis, and Inuit populations living in Canada, including information for distinct groups where possible.

    Release date: 2022-02-16
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-564-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This objective of this report is to present the status of national data on Aboriginal people who come into contact with the criminal justice system as offenders and victims. The report examines the current and potential collection of an individual's Aboriginal identity through various justice-related surveys at Statistics Canada, the challenges within these surveys to collect these data and provides some insight into the quality of these data. The data and sources are examined within the context of information needs for the justice and social policy sectors, and in relation to the preferred method of measuring Aboriginal Identity at Statistics Canada. Data sources examined include the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, the Homicide Survey, the Integrated Criminal Courts Survey, the Adult Corrections Survey, the Youth Custody and Community Services Survey, the Youth Alternative Measures Survey, the Transition Home Survey, the Victim Services Survey and the General Social Survey on Victimization. Finally, the report briefly describes efforts by other countries to improve justice-related information on their indigenous populations.

    Release date: 2005-05-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3328
    Description: The Survey of Residential Facilities for Victims of Abuse (SRFVA) is a census of Canadian residential facilities primarily mandated to provide residential services to victims of abuse. The objective of SRFVA is to produce statistics on the services offered by these facilities during the previous 12 months, as well as to provide a one-day snapshot of the clientele being served on a specific date (mid-April of the survey year).

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3837
    Description: This survey was designed to provide information for planning and evaluating crime prevention programs.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3896
    Description: This one-time-only survey examines the safety of women both inside and outside the home - perceptions of fear, sexual harassment, sexual violence, physical violence and threats by strangers, dates/boyfriends, other known men, husbands and common-law partners.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4504
    Description: The two primary objectives of the General Social Survey (GSS) are: - to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in the living conditions and well-being of Canadians over time; and - to provide information on specific social policy issues of current or emerging interest.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5035
    Description: The objective of this survey is to collect information on victim service agencies that provided services directly to primary or secondary victims of crime during the 12-month reference period, as well as to provide a one-day snapshot of clientele being served on a specific date. Information on activities by criminal injuries compensation/financial benefit programs during the 12-month reference period is also collected.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5119
    Description: The purpose of this is to collect data on residential services for abused and at-risk youth (aged 16 to 29) during the previous 12 months, as well as to provide a one-day "snapshot" of the clientele being served on a specific date.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5256
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to collect information on Canadians' experiences related to their safety in public and private spaces. Questions are asked about these personal experiences at home, in the workplace, in public spaces and online.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5260
    Description: The purpose of the Canadian Victim Services Indicators (CVSI) project is to collect aggregate statistics from victim services directorates with provincial and territorial governments to provide information on the characteristics of victims accessing services, the types of services utilized, and case load demands in order to better develop programs and services for victims of violence.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5279
    Description: The primary objective of this survey is to better understand how Canadian students perceive their personal safety in the school-related environment, as well as their experiences of victimization in this setting. The information will be used by governments to develop and implement programs and policies to help Canadian postsecondary students.
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