Canada at a Glance 2017
Crime

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Chart 8 Police-reported crime rate

Data Table for Chart 8
Chart 8
Police-reported crime rate
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime rate. The information is grouped by year (appearing as row headers), police-reported crime rate (appearing as column headers).
year police-reported crime rate
2005 7,325.04
2006 7,245.22
2007 6,907.56
2008 6,630.85
2009 6,461.20
2010 6,158.86
2011 5,779.35
2012 5,632.07
2013 5,195.29
2014 5,046.22
2015 5,198.28
Table 10
Police-reported crime statistics
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime statistics 2005, 2010 and 2015, calculated using actual incidents units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2005 2010 2015
actual incidents
Criminal Code violations (excluding traffic) 2,361,974 2,094,338 1,863,675
Violent Criminal Code violations 447,857 439,220 380,795
Property crimes 1,574,808 1,305,150 1,154,315
Other Criminal Code violations 339,309 349,968 328,565
Selected violations  
Homicide 663 554 604
Sexual assault (levels 1 to 3) 23,521 22,376 21,362
Assault (levels 1 to 3) 236,682 230,725 207,093
Breaking and entering 261,362 197,058 159,338
Motor vehicle theft 160,014 92,506 78,849
Drugs 93,664 109,222 96,423
Impaired driving 78,370 87,231 72,039

Chart 9 Police officers per 100,000 population, by province

Data Table for Chart 9
Chart 9
Police officers per 100,000 population, by province
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police officers per 100 1995 and 2015 (appearing as column headers).
  1995 2015
Canada 187.7 191.8
N.L. 152.3 168.4
P.E.I. 142.1 154.3
N.S. 173.6 196.7
N.B. 172.8 169.5
Que. 196.2 193.8
Ont. 190.0 190.0
Man. 193.6 201.2
Sask. 184.2 201.7
Alta. 161.6 170.5
B.C. 164.9 185.3
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