Table 6
Location of dating violence incidents by age of the victim, 2008

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Location 15 to 19 
years
20 to 24
 years
25 to 29
 years
30 to 34
 years
35 to 39
 years
40 to 44 
years
45 to 49 
years
50 to 54 
years
55 years and older Total
percent
Residence of victim1 33 44 48 50 49 49 51 52 57 45
Residence of accused2 14 12 11 10 11 11 12 11 9 12
Residence not occupied by victim or accused 17 14 15 13 13 12 11 12 6 14
Not a private dwelling 29 23 19 19 18 19 17 15 18 21
Unknown3 8 7 7 8 10 9 9 9 10 8
Total victims of dating violence 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
1. This category includes a small number of cases where it was known that the victim lived at the residence, but the police respondent was unsure if the accused also lived in the residence.
2. This category includes a small number of cases in which it was known that the accused lived at the residence, but the police respondent was unsure if the victim also lived in the residence.
3. This includes cases in which the location of the incident was unknown or the accuracy of the response was unclear.
Note: Percentages may not add up to 100% due to rounding. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or the age of the victim was unknown. Includes victims aged 15 to 98. Dating violence refers to violence committed by current and former boyfriends/girlfriends and other intimate partners. The 2008 data are based upon information reported by police services covering 98% of the population of Canada.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR2) Survey.
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