Table 7
Youth (12 to 17 years) accused of homicide, Canada, 1999 to 2009

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Year Youth accused Rate per 100,000 youth population1 Total youth as
percent of
total accused
Male Female Total Male Female Total
number rate percent
1999 37 9 46 2.92 0.75 1.86 7.7
2000 38 5 43 2.99 0.42 1.74 8.3
2001 27 5 32 2.11 0.41 1.28 5.9
2002 33 9 42 2.54 0.73 1.66 7.7
2003 52 10 62 3.96 0.80 2.43 12.3
2004 39 5 44 2.95 0.40 1.70 8.8
2005 62 10 72 4.64 0.79 2.76 10.9
2006 73 12 85 5.43 0.94 3.24 17.6
2007 66 8 74 4.93 0.63 2.83 13.4
2008 51 4 55 3.86 0.32 2.13 9.7
2009 73 5 78 5.63 0.40 3.08 14.3
1. Population estimates at July 1st 2010 provided by Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Estimates are final intercensal from 1999 to 2006, final postcensal for 2007, updated postcensal for 2008 and preliminary postcensal for 2009.
Note: Figures in this table may not match those from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, as that survey includes those under the age of 12 in youth counts.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.
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