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  • Table: 35-10-0027-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0053)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, charges and cases by offence, age and sex of accused and type of decision, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0028-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0054)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of case by offence, age and sex of accused and length of elapsed time, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0029-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0055)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of case by offence, age and sex of accused and median elapsed time in days, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0030-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0056)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence, age and sex of accused and type of sentence, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0031-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0057)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence, age and sex of accused and most serious sentence, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0032-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0058)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence, age and sex of accused and length of custody, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0033-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0059)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence and mean and median length of custody, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0034-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0060)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence, age and sex of accused and length of probation, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0035-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0061)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence and mean and median length of probation, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30

  • Table: 35-10-0036-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 252-0062)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Adult criminal courts, type of guilty finding by offence, age and sex of accused and amount of fine, Canada, provinces, territories, ten jurisdictions and eight jurisdictions, five years of data.
    Release date: 2019-10-30
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  • Table: 85F0032X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This annual product presents summary data on charges and cases dealt with in adult provincial/territorial criminal courts of nine provinces and territories in Canada. Reporting jurisdictions include: Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Alberta, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories. In addition, Alberta and the Yukon report Superior Court data to the Adult Criminal Court Survey. These jurisdictions represent approximately 80% of the national adult criminal court caseload. Information is presented by age and sex of the accused, type of offence, and type of court decision, and by type of sentence imposed for convictions. Tables are presented in two sections. The first section provides an offence overview of charges and cases heard in adult criminal court. The second consists of provincial and territorial overviews of charges and cases heard in adult criminal court.

    Release date: 2001-05-16

  • Table: 35-10-0137-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0001)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 90 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; ...); Shelters (6 items: Shelters operating;Shelters who responded;Percentage of shelters responding;Serving urban and suburban areas; ...).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Table: 35-10-0138-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0002)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 24 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); Shelters (3 items: Shelters operating;Shelters who responded;Percentage of shelters responding); Facility type (8 items: Total number of shelters;Transition house;Second stage housing;Safe home network; ...).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Table: 35-10-0143-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0007)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 108 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: Shelters;Percent); Type of in-house service (18 items: Individual short-term counselling;Individual long-term counselling;Group counselling;Family counselling programs; ...).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Table: 35-10-0145-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0009)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 60 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; ...); Type of involvement (4 items: Abused women; Reported to police; Charges laid; Restraining order).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Table: 35-10-0146-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0010)
    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; ...); Women admitted (3 items: Resident women; Women, population aged 15 and over; Rate per 100,000 women).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Table: 35-10-0147-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 256-0011)
    Frequency: Every 2 years
    Description: This table contains 75 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; ...); Requests for services (5 items: Total facilities; Total requests; Requests for services, housing; Requests for services, non-housing; ...).
    Release date: 2001-03-28

  • Public use microdata: 12M0013X
    Description:

    Cycle 13 of the General Social Survey (GSS) is the third cycle (following cycles 3 and 8) that collected information in 1999 on the nature and extent of criminal victimisation in Canada. Focus content for cycle 13 addressed two areas of emerging interest: public perception toward alternatives to imprisonment; and spousal violence and senior abuse. Other subjects common to all three cycles include perceptions of crime, police and courts; crime prevention precautions; accident and crime screening sections; 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: 2000-11-02

  • Table: 85F0018X
    Description:

    This document brings together data from a number of Statistics Canada surveys and provides a visual perspective on the following subject areas: crime, police administration, adult and youth court activity, the correctional population, costs of the criminal justice system, violence against women, Canadians' experiences with crime, and their perceptions and fears of crime.

    Release date: 1999-11-29

  • Table: 11-516-X198300111320
    Description:

    This section on crime and justice contains 328 series, arranged in four main sub-sections: crime and law enforcement, (series Z1-65); court proceedings, (series Z66-172); penal institutions, (series Z173-226); and juvenile delinquency, (series Z227-291). Population statistics are appended to facilitate use of the series, (series Z292-328). These series have been selected and arranged not only to provide usable quantitative information covering the field of criminal justice but also to indicate something of the historical development of justice statistics in Canada over the past century.

    Release date: 1999-07-29
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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100015
    Description: This Juristat article examines trends in police resources for Canada, the provinces and territories, and select police services. The number of police officers per 100,000 population (rate of police strength) is presented for each of the national, provincial/territorial, and for select police services. Information on police rank, age group, hiring, departures, eligibility to retire, part-time positions, and long-term leave are provided, as well as the number of Indigenous peoples and visible minority self-identified at national, provincial/ territorial levels and/or for select police services. Additionally, detailed data on operating expenditures and capital expenditures on policing (a component of justice system spending) are presented for the national and provincial/territorial levels. Lastly, information on the number of civilians and special constables, their duties and functions in police services and information on current and emerging issues related to policing are presented at various levels.
    Release date: 2019-10-03

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019060
    Description:

    This infographic is a visual representation using some of the data from the 2018 Police Administration Survey. Findings reported on the infographic include results at the national level on key indicators such as police strength, number of police officers, number of police services, financial cost-drivers for police services, and police personnel data.

    Release date: 2019-10-03

  • 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: 2019-10-03

  • 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-X201900100004
    Description:

    This Juristat article provides an overview of the Canadian Police Performance Metrics Framework. A performance metric is a measurable value that serves as an indicator of how effectively an organization is achieving its key objectives. In policing, a broad spectrum of responsibilities exist ranging from law enforcement, emergency response and crime prevention, to providing assistance to victims and collaborating with external agencies.The information presented in this article represents the results of a review of the literature on measuring police performance, an examination of how Canadian police services are currently using data in public performance reports, and the results of a consultation of Canadian police services on data availability and information needs. The article also includes preliminary results of a pilot project of the feasibility of collecting uniform calls for service data from Canadian police services.

    Release date: 2019-09-11

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019055
    Description:

    The infographic includes trends regarding total cannabis offences at the national level and by province and territory. Statistics on offences reported under the new Cannabis Act are also presented.

    Release date: 2019-07-24

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100013
    Description:

    This annual Juristat article presents findings from the 2018 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey. It examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels. Specific violations, such as homicide, sexual assault, fraud, shoplifting and breaking and entering are examined, as well as trends in youth accused of crime.

    Release date: 2019-07-22

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20192034751
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-07-22

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019051
    Description:

    Key statistics about crime in Canada are presented in this infographic. Findings on changes to the Crime Severity Index at the national and provincial, territorial levels are presented. Also included are the categories of crime which were reported in 2017.

    Release date: 2019-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100012
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines police-reported violent crimes against young women and girls in Northern Canada. Rates are provided at the national and provincial levels, as well as for urban, rural and census metropolitan areas. The nature and extent of violence against young women and girls in the North is compared with the South throughout.

    Release date: 2019-07-04
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-00012019002
    Description:

    The User Guide for the Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) outlines uses for the index, as well as it provides a brief description of the methodology behind the development of the index. This User Guide also provides instructions on how to use the index, and lists considerations when using the CIMD data.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) is an area-based index which used 2016 Census of Population microdata to measure four key dimensions of deprivation at the dissemination area (DA)-level: residential instability, economic dependency, situational vulnerability and ethno-cultural composition.

    The CIMD allows for an understanding of inequalities in various measures of health and social well-being. While it is a geographically-based index of deprivation and marginalization, it can also be used as a proxy for an individual. The CIMD has the potential to be widely used by researchers on a variety of topics related to socio-economic research. Other uses for the index may include: policy planning and evaluation, or resource allocation.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • 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: 85-552-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This report presents a description of the organization and operation of provincial and territorial maintenance enforcement programs. It describes the relevant provincial legislation, highlights latest developments, provides a general description of each program, describes how each manages cases, intake/withdrawal procedures, tracing, monitoring, payment processing and enforcement practices. As such, the reader will be able to identify the variations and similarities between the various programs. All of the maintenance enforcement programs rely upon several federal acts to collect, trace and enforce support payments. Therefore, a review of the relevant federal legislation is presented first, followed by a description of each provincial and territorial maintenance enforcement program.

    Release date: 2002-08-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-217-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This publication describes the structure and administration of provincial/territorial legal aid services in Canada. It also includes information on legislation, organization, coverage, eligibility, duty counsel and tariffs.

    Release date: 2002-05-24

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 85-510-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This publication includes a list of federal and provincial courts across the country. The purpose of this directory is to identify all courts (permanent and most frequently visited circuit points) in Canada by type, level, and location.

    Release date: 2000-09-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3141
    Description: The purpose of this survey is to collect education related financial data on all reform and correctional institutions in Canada. These data are used to supplement data collected from the Provincial Public Accounts on provincial expenditures on education.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3301
    Description: The purpose of the Police Administration Survey (PAS) is to collect statistics on public policing personnel and expenditures from municipal, provincial and federal police services in Canada. The information collected is used by federal and provincial policy makers, individual police services as well as officials responsible for police budgets. The data are also used by the media for the purpose of providing information to the general public.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3302
    Description: The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was designed to measure the incidence of crime in Canadian society and its characteristics. The information is used by federal and provincial policy makers as well as public and private researchers.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3306
    Description: The purpose of the Adult Correctional Services (ACS) survey is to provide important indicators as to the nature and characteristics in correctional case-flow that are of use to agencies responsible for the delivery of these services, the media and the public. The survey collects annual data on the delivery of adult correctional services from both the provincial/territorial and federal correctional systems.

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