Table 9
Homicide victims and accused persons, by sex, Canada, 1998 to 2008

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Year Victims Accused
Males Females Total Males Females Total
number percent number percent number number percent number percent number
1998 381 68.3 177 31.7 558 475 88.0 65 12.0 540
1999 365 67.8 173 32.2 538 449 90.2 49 9.8 498
20001 397 72.7 149 27.3 546 423 88.1 57 11.9 480
20011 392 70.9 161 29.1 553 449 87.5 64 12.5 513
20022 376 64.6 206 35.4 582 484 89.1 59 10.9 543
2003 391 71.2 158 28.8 549 489 88.7 62 11.3 551
2004 425 68.1 199 31.9 624 533 89.6 62 10.4 595
2005 483 72.9 180 27.1 663 583 90.2 63 9.8 646
2006 444 73.3 162 26.7 606 488 87.0 73 13.0 561
2007r 431 72.6 163 27.4 594 479 89.9 54 10.1 533
2008 465 76.1 146 23.9 611 451 90.0 50 10.0 501
Average
1998 to 2007
409 70.2 173 29.8 581 485 88.8 61 11.2 546
1. Total of accused excludes two persons whose gender was reported by police as unknown.
2. Total of accused excludes one person whose gender was reported by police as unknown.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.
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