Table 8
Police-reported youth crime for selected offences, by province and territory, 2011

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Table 8
Police-reported youth crime for selected offences, by province and territory, 2011
Province
and territory
HomicideNote 1 RobberyNote 2 Major assault (levels 2 and 3) Total violent crimeNote 3
number rate rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011 rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011 rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011
Newfoundland and Labrador 1 3.0 12 Note : not applicable 253 24 2,032 -4
Prince Edward Island 0 0.0 9 Note : not applicable 135 116 1,477 -9
Nova Scotia 2 3.1 170 23 311 4 2,649 -4
New Brunswick 1 2.0 39 86 223 -3 2,183 -17
Quebec 1 0.2 128 -1 239 -2 1,662 2
Ontario 11 1.1 215 2 178 -4 1,549 -3
Manitoba 14 13.9 304 -14 607 -8 3,160 -12
Saskatchewan 6 7.2 194 -24 558 -13 3,404 -12
Alberta 7 2.6 110 -4 259 -7 1,793 -10
British Columbia 3 1.0 115 -18 185 -5 1,217 -6
Yukon 0 0.0 41 Note : not applicable 535 50 4,071 -13
Northwest Territories 0 0.0 82 Note : not applicable 1,196 14 7,418 -3
Nunavut 0 0.0 49 Note : not applicable 939 -11 5,882 -27
Canada 46 1.9 165 -4 240 -4 1,756 -5
… not applicable
1. Due to the variability in small numbers, percent changes in the rates of youth accused of homicide are not calculated.
2. Due to the variability in small numbers, for some jurisdictions percent changes in the rates of youth accused of robbery are not calculated.
3. Crime rates are based upon Criminal Code incidents (excluding traffic offences). See Table 4 for a list of offences included in the total violent crime, total property crime and total crime categories.
Note: Refers to the number of youth (12 to 17) years of age who were either charged (or recommended for charging) by police or diverted from the formal criminal justice system through the use of warnings, cautions, referrals to community programs, etc. Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Provincial and territorial data for specific types of youth crime are available (in most cases) beginning in 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 youth population (12 to 17 years). Percent change based on unrounded rates. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
Table 8 continued
Province
and territory
Break and enter Motor vehicle theft Total property crimeNote 3 Total crime
(youth crime rate)Note 3
rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011 rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011 rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011 rate percent change in rate 2010 to 2011
Newfoundland and Labrador 572 -10 167 -15 3,345 -4 6,327 -5
Prince Edward Island 486 -1 171 28 3,286 -16 5,303 -13
Nova Scotia 516 -17 193 32 4,470 -6 8,985 -2
New Brunswick 427 -25 170 -27 3,037 -31 6,445 -22
Quebec 288 -10 99 -13 1,815 -11 3,800 -6
Ontario 242 -13 79 0 2,253 -13 4,561 -9
Manitoba 726 -23 232 -19 3,641 -24 9,330 -14
Saskatchewan 1,506 1 596 17 8,874 -4 16,997 -4
Alberta 295 -32 186 0 3,532 -16 6,918 -13
British Columbia 217 -10 61 -1 2,315 -18 4,623 -15
Yukon 452 -65 576 -27 8,758 -19 18,133 -20
Northwest Territories 3,370 -26 815 -41 18,342 -21 36,168 -15
Nunavut 3,361 -32 1,384 -33 13,767 -20 25,235 -24
Canada 345 -15 127 -4 2,735 -14 5,564 -10
… not applicable
3. Crime rates are based upon Criminal Code incidents (excluding traffic offences). See Table 4 for a list of offences included in the total violent crime, total property crime and total crime categories.
Note: Refers to the number of youth (12 to 17) years of age who were either charged (or recommended for charging) by police or diverted from the formal criminal justice system through the use of warnings, cautions, referrals to community programs, etc. Counts are based upon the most serious violation in the incident. One incident may involve multiple violations. Provincial and territorial data for specific types of youth crime are available (in most cases) beginning in 1977. Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 youth population (12 to 17 years). Percent change based on unrounded rates. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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