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  • Table: 35-10-0083-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0017)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: Women residing in shelters because of spousal abuse, five years of data
    Release date: 2015-07-06

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201500114207
    Description:

    The information presented in this article refers to two distinct time periods. First, data pertaining to the characteristics of facilities, the number of annual admissions, and the types of services offered were collected in 2014 and are based upon a 12-month period that preceded the survey. Second, information on the women being served in shelters was collected on a specific "snapshot date" (April 16, 2014).

    Release date: 2015-07-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20151736723
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-06-22

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201500114198
    Description:

    Using the General Social Survey on Victimization, this Juristat explores trends in reporting to police over time, noting differences across offences and provinces. It also examines factors influencing the decision to report to police and any shifts in these factors.

    Release date: 2015-06-22

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201500514170
    Description:

    All respondents to the National Population Health Survey aged 18 or older were asked a question about childhood physical abuse in cycles 1 (1994/1995), 7(2006/2007) and 8 (2008/2009). The reliability of this question was assessed over these periods. Associations between response patterns to the abuse item and health conditions related to childhood physical abuse were examined.

    Release date: 2015-05-20

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400114114
    Description:

    This Juristat article profiles a general overview of family violence in Canada, intimate partner violence (including both spousal and dating violence partners), family violence against children, and family violence against seniors. This annual article is designed to help monitor changes in family violence over time and identify emerging issues.

    Release date: 2015-01-15

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400114093
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR2.2), this Juristat article examines police-reported cybercrime in Canada. Analysis is presented on the number of cybercrimes reported by police services covering 80% of the population of Canada, as well as the characteristics of incidents, victims, and persons accused of cyber-related violations. These findings are supplemented with self-reported data on cyber-bullying, based on results from the 2009 General Social Survey (GSS) on Victimization.

    Release date: 2014-09-25

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400114008
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines the nature and prevalence of police-reported sexual offences against children (0 to 11 years of age) and youth (12 to 17 years of age) in Canada. In addition, differences in the type and frequency of victimization for girls and boys are presented. Characteristics of incidents, victims, and accused persons are explored, including the relationship between the accused and the victim, the age of the accused persons, and delays in reporting offences to the police. Using data from the 2012 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, national, provincial/territorial, and census metropolitan area levels are also analyzed.

    Release date: 2014-05-28

  • 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

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400111906
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This Juristat Bulletin presents the most up-to-date information on residential facilities in Canada that offered shelter to abused women in 2011/2012. Specific issues include: rates of admission to shelters, the reasons women had for seeking shelter, and characteristics of the facilities providing services.

    Release date: 2014-02-27
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  • 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

  • Table: 35-10-0149-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0016)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 16 series, with data for years 1998 - 2004 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Estimates (2 items: Number of shelters; Percentage of shelters); Type of shelter (8 items: Total shelters; Transition home; Second stage housing; Safe home network; ...).
    Release date: 2007-06-06

  • Table: 35-10-0139-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0003)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 72 series, with data for years 1998 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Type of resident (3 items: Resident;Non-resident;Ex-resident); Estimates (2 items: Number of shelters;Percent); Type of in-house service (12 items: Individual counselling;Group counselling/support;Programs for child witnesses or victims of abuse;Culturally sensitive services for Aboriginal children; ...).
    Release date: 2007-01-25

  • Table: 35-10-0140-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0004)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 48 series, with data for years 1998 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Estimates (2 items: Women;Percent); Reason for admission (24 items: Total admissions;Abusive situations;Physical abuse;Sexual abuse; ...).
    Release date: 2007-01-25

  • Table: 35-10-0144-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0008)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 62 series, with data for years 1998 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada); Estimates (4 items: Number of women; Percentage of women; Number of children; Percentage of children); Characteristics (27 items: Total women admitted due to abuse; Age 15-24;Age 25-34;Age 35-44; ...).
    Release date: 2007-01-25

  • Table: 35-10-0148-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0012)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 45 series, with data for years 1998 - 2000 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (15 items: Canada; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; Nova Scotia; ...); Admissions (3 items: Total admissions; Women; Children).
    Release date: 2007-01-25

  • 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

  • Public use microdata: 12M0018X
    Description:

    Cycle 18 of the GSS is the fourth cycle (after cycles 3, 8 and 13) to collect information on the nature and extent of criminal victimization in Canada. Content from Cycle 13 on senior abuse and public perception of alternatives to imprisonment was not repeated. New topics of interest were added including stalking, use of restraining orders and social disorder. Other subjects common to all four cycles include perceptions of crime, police and courts; crime prevention precautions; and accident and crime incident reports.

    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: 2005-11-24

  • 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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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400111906
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This Juristat Bulletin presents the most up-to-date information on residential facilities in Canada that offered shelter to abused women in 2011/2012. Specific issues include: rates of admission to shelters, the reasons women had for seeking shelter, and characteristics of the facilities providing services.

    Release date: 2014-02-27

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X2014044210
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2014-02-13

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201400111899
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report is based on data from the 2011/2012 Victim Services Survey and provides a profile of victim service agencies in Canada that responded to the survey, as well as information on the clients they served. In reference to 2011/2012, the report presents data on the types of agencies in Canada, the services offered, staff and volunteers, and criminal injuries compensation applications and awards. Characteristics of clients, such as sex, age grouping and type of victimization, are based on counts of clients served on a snapshot day of May 24, 2012. The 2011/2012 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: 2014-02-13

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201300111805
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This Juristat article profiles intimate partner violence (including both spousal and dating violence partners), family violence against children, and family violence against seniors. The special focus this year is family-related murder-suicides, which highlights trends, risk factors, underlying motives, and characteristics of the victims and accused. This annual article is designed to help monitor changes in family violence over time and identify emerging issues.

    Release date: 2013-06-25

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20130564224
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2013-02-25

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201300111766
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This Juristat article on violence against women is organized into four sections: prevalence and severity of violence against women, risk factors associated with violence against women, impact of violence against women and responses to violence against women.

    To provide a comprehensive picture of the extent and nature of violence against women, both police-reported crime data and self-reported victimization data are used. The analysis also draws on information from two administrative surveys, namely the Transition Home Survey and the Victims Services Survey.

    Release date: 2013-02-25

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20121595283
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2012-06-07

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201200111643
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The annual publication is designed to help monitor changes in family violence over time and identify emerging issues. The special focus of this year's report is a comparative analysis of family violence incidents and other forms of violent crime. This analysis will help broaden the current understanding of the factors that make violence within the family a unique type of victimization.

    Release date: 2012-05-22

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201200111627
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This Juristat article presents information on violent and household victimization as reported by Canadians aged 55 years and older living in the ten provinces during 2009. It analyses the characteristics associated with such incidents, including the socio-demographic characteristics of victims (e.g. age, marital status), offender characteristics (e.g. number of offenders, sex), reporting incidents to police, consequences of victimization, and perceptions of personal safety and sense of community belonging.

    Release date: 2012-03-08

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201200111626
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report is based on data from the 2009/2010 Victim Services Survey and provides a profile of victim service agencies in Canada that responded to the survey, as well as information on the clients they served. In reference to 2009/2010, the report presents data on the types of agencies in Canada, the services offered, staff and volunteers, and criminal injuries compensation applications and awards. Characteristics of clients, such as sex, age grouping and type of victimization, are based on counts of clients served on a snapshot day of May 27, 2010. The 2009/2010 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: 2012-02-23
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