Table 1A
Number of homicides by province or territory, 1980 to 2010

Table 1A
Number of homicides by province or territory, 1980 to 2010
Year N.L. P.E.I. N.S. N.B. Que. Ont. Man. Sask. Alta. B.C. Note 1 Y. T. N.W.T. Note 2 Nvt Canada
number
1980 3 1 12 9 181 158 31 31 55 105 2 4 .. 592
1981 4 1 11 17 186 170 41 29 73 110 1 5 .. 648
1982 6 0 12 13 190 184 35 39 70 109 2 7 .. 667
1983 6 0 13 11 190 202 40 33 75 108 1 3 .. 682
1984 6 0 15 14 198 190 43 30 54 110 2 5 .. 667
1985Note 3 5 1 26 14 219 193 26 28 63 113 6 10 .. 704
1986 4 0 15 12 156 139 47 26 64 89 3 14 .. 569
1987 5 0 14 20 174 204 44 30 73 78 0 2 .. 644
1988 7 1 11 8 154 186 31 23 66 80 1 8 .. 576
1989 5 1 16 18 215 175 43 22 67 86 2 7 .. 657
1990 0 1 9 12 184 182 39 36 74 110 1 12 .. 660
1991 10 2 21 17 181 245 42 21 84 128 0 3 .. 754
1992 2 0 21 11 166 242 29 32 92 122 2 13 .. 732
1993 7 2 19 11 159 192 31 30 49 120 0 7 .. 627
1994 4 1 19 15 126 192 29 24 66 113 3 4 .. 596
1995 5 1 17 14 135 181 27 21 60 120 4 3 .. 588
1996 7 1 18 9 154 187 45 32 53 125 0 4 .. 635
1997 7 0 24 8 132 178 31 25 61 116 1 3 .. 586
1998 7 1 24 5 137 156 33 33 64 90 3 5 .. 558
1999 2 1 13 9 137 162 26 13 61 110 1 1 2 538
2000 6 3 15 10 150 156 30 26 59 85 2 1 3 546
2001 1 2 9 8 140 170 34 27 70 84 1 4 3 553
2002 2 1 9 9 118 178 36 27 70 126 0 4 2 582
2003 5 1 8 8 99 178 43 41 64 94 1 4 3 549
2004 2 0 14 7 111 187 50 39 86 113 7 4 4 624
2005 11 0 20 9 100 219 49 43 108 101 1 0 2 663
2006 7 1 16 7 93 196 39 42 95 108 0 0 2 606
2007 3 0 13 8 90 202 61 30 88 88 2 2 7 594
2008 5 2 12 3 92 176 54 30 110 117 3 3 4 611
2009 1 0 15 12 88 178 57 36 95 118 2 2 6 610
2010 4 0 21 9 84 189 45 34 77 83 1 1 6 554
.. not available for a specific reference period
1. As a result of investigations in Port Coquitlam, B.C., there were 5 homicides reported in 2007, 5 reported in 2004, 7 reported in 2003 and 15 included in 2002 that occurred in previous years.
2. Includes Nunavut prior to 1999.
3. Excludes 329 victims in the Air India incident.
Note: There are some homicides included in a given year's total that occurred in previous years. Homicides are counted according to the year in which they become known to police.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.
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