Table 3.7
Child and youth victims (0 to 17 years) of police-reported violent crime, by family and non-family members, by province and territory, 2010

Table 3.7
Child and youth victims (0 to 17 years) of police-reported violent crime, by family and non-family members, by province and territory, 2010
Province and territory Victims of family violenceNote 1 Victims of non-family violenceNote 2 Total
number rateNote 3 number rateNote 3 number rateNote 3
Newfoundland and Labrador 363 390 993 1,067 1,356 1,456
Prince Edward Island 81 281 243 842 324 1,123
Nova Scotia 566 325 1,976 1,134 2,542 1,458
New Brunswick 565 401 1,570 1,113 2,135 1,514
Quebec 4,690 310 9,963 659 14,653 970
Ontario 5,032 188 18,994 709 24,026 896
Manitoba 1,116 407 3,674 1,340 4,790 1,747
Saskatchewan 1,512 640 3,657 1,549 5,169 2,189
Alberta 2,199 268 6,206 756 8,405 1,023
British Columbia 2,186 257 7,091 835 9,277 1,092
Yukon 39 537 130 1,788 169 2,325
Northwest Territories 148 1,273 320 2,753 468 4,026
Nunavut 213 1,708 356 2,855 569 4,563
Canada 18,710 274 55,173 807 73,883 1,080
1. Family violence refers to violence committed by parents, siblings, extended family and spouses.
2. Non-family violence refers to violence committed by acquaintances, friends, neighbours, authority figures (e.g., teacher, daycare worker), dating partners, criminal associates, business associates and strangers.
3. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 populations. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Note: Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of victim was unknown and where the relationship between the victim and the accused was unknown. Excludes spousal victims under the age of 15 years.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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