Table 9
Homicide victims and accused persons, by sex, Canada, 2000 to 2010

Table 9
Homicide victims and accused persons, by sex, Canada, 2000 to 2010
Year Victims Accused persons
Males Females TotalNote 1 Males Females TotalNote 2
number percent number percent number number percent number percent number
2000 397 72.7 149 27.3 546 424 88.1 57 11.9 483
2001 392 70.9 161 29.1 553 449 87.5 64 12.5 515
2002 376 64.6 206 35.4 582 484 89.1 59 10.9 544
2003 391 71.2 158 28.8 549 490 88.8 62 11.2 552
2004 425 68.1 199 31.9 624 534 89.6 62 10.4 596
2005 483 72.9 180 27.1 663 598 90.5 63 9.5 661
2006 444 73.3 162 26.7 606 497 87.0 74 13.0 571
2007 431 72.6 163 27.4 594 488 89.7 56 10.3 545
2008 465 76.1 146 23.9 611 454 89.9 51 10.1 505
2009 450 73.8 160 26.2 610 492 89.1 60 10.9 552
2010 400 72.5 152 27.5 554 475 88.5 62 11.5 537
1. Totals include a small number of victims whose sex was reported by police as unknown. These unknowns were removed for the calculation of percentages.
2. Totals include a small number of accused persons whose sex was reported by police as unknown. These unknowns were removed for the calculation of percentages.
Note: Estimates prior to 2010 may differ from previously published figures due to ongoing updates to the data files as new information becomes available.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.
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