Table 9
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, by province and territory, 2011

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Table 9
Police-reported youth crime severity indexes, by province and territory, 2011
Province
and territory
Youth Crime
Severity Index
Youth violent Crime Severity Index Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index
index percent change 2010 to 2011 index percent change 2010 to 2011 index percent change 2010 to 2011
Newfoundland and Labrador 69.3 -13 44.2 -22 88.4 -9
Prince Edward Island 60.6 -10 29.5 -25 84.3 -4
Nova Scotia 119.3 -4 114.2 -1 123.2 -6
New Brunswick 78.7 -21 58.6 -15 93.9 -23
Quebec 62.7 -7 71.7 -5 55.8 -9
Ontario 76.9 -7 94.4 -1 63.5 -13
Manitoba 159.7 -10 202.3 -2 127.3 -17
Saskatchewan 220.9 -7 152.7 -22 272.9 0
Alberta 83.7 -16 77.0 -12 88.8 -18
British Columbia 60.5 -16 59.3 -17 61.4 -15
Yukon 145.4 -38 88.5 -49 188.7 -32
Northwest Territories 360.8 -18 197.6 8 485.0 -23
Nunavut 293.2 -35 157.3 -53 396.7 -27
Canada 82.6 -10 88.6 -7 78.1 -12
Note: Refers to 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. Data on the provincial and territorial youth crime severity indexes are available beginning in 1998.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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