Table 5
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2012 and 2013

Table 5
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2012 and 2013
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime for selected offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2012, 2013, Percent change in rate 2012 to 2013 and Percent change in rate 2003 to 2013, calculated using number, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2012Note r: revised 2013 Percent change in rate 2012 to 2013 Percent change in rate 2003 to 2013
number rate number rate percent
Total Criminal Code (excluding traffic)– "Crime Rate" 1,957,227 5,632 1,824,837 5,190 -8 -33
Violent crime  
Homicide 543 2 505 1 -8 -17
Other violations causing deathNote 1 102 0 84 0 -19 -49
Attempted murder 665 2 642 2 -5 -18
Sexual assault - level 3 - aggravated 124 0 137 0 9 -28
Sexual assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 372 1 370 1 -2 -7
Sexual assault - level 1 21,374 62 20,804 59 -4 -19
Sexual violations against childrenNote 2Note 3Note 4 3,953 11 4,232 12 6 Note ...: not applicable
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 3,532 10 3,190 9 -11 -1
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 49,807 143 45,672 130 -9 -9
Assault - level 1 170,291 490 158,090 450 -8 -25
Assault peace officer 10,776 31 9,722 28 -11 -1
Other assaults 2,906 8 2,718 8 -8 -35
Firearms - use of, discharge, pointing 2,057 6 1,886 5 -9 -26
Robbery 27,748 80 23,213 66 -17 -35
Forcible confinement or kidnapping 3,637 10 3,239 9 -12 -9
Abduction 393 1 385 1 -3 -38
Extortion 1,730 5 2,302 7 32 8
Criminal harassment 22,280 64 21,555 61 -4 -15
Uttering threats 70,460 203 63,970 182 -10 -33
Threatening or harassing phone calls 18,732 54 16,610 47 -12 -45
Other violent Criminal Code violations 4,665 13 4,619 13 -2 6
Total 416,147 1,197 383,945 1,092 -9 -24
Property crime  
Breaking and entering 176,250 507 156,357 445 -12 -51
Possess stolen propertyNote 5Note 6 17,450 50 16,797 48 -5 -54
Theft of motor vehicle 78,068 225 72,804 207 -8 -62
Theft over $5,000 (non-motor vehicle) 15,436 44 14,339 41 -8 -34
Theft of $5,000 or under (non-motor vehicle) 499,484 1,437 471,924 1,342 -7 -39
Fraud (excluding identity fraud)Note 7 78,661 226 79,765 227 0 -23
Identity fraudNote 7Note 8Note 9 10,807 31 11,594 33 6 Note ...: not applicable
MischiefNote 10 306,348 881 273,597 778 -12 -31
Arson 11,096 32 8,916 25 -21 -41
Total 1,193,600 3,434 1,106,093 3,146 -8 -41
Other Criminal Code offences  
Counterfeiting 440 1 580 2 30 -81
Weapons violations 13,992 40 13,789 39 -3 -15
Child pornographyNote 11Note 12 2,177 6 2,668 8 21 163
Prostitution 2,102 6 2,066 6 -3 -67
TerrorismNote 13Note 14 126 0 72 0 -44 Note ...: not applicable
Disturbing the peace 114,540 330 109,830 312 -5 -4
Administration of justice violations 182,691 526 176,431 502 -5 -4
Other violations 31,412 90 29,363 84 -8 -26
Total 347,480 1,000 334,799 952 -5 -8
Criminal Code traffic violations  
Impaired drivingNote 15 84,149 242 78,391 223 -8 -9
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 57,046 164 57,967 165 0 30
Total 141,195 406 136,358 388 -5 4
Drug offences  
Possession - cannabis 57,895 167 58,965 168 1 28
Possession - cocaine 7,885 23 7,696 22 -4 8
Possession - other drugsNote 16 10,591 30 11,119 32 4 80
Trafficking, production or distribution - cannabis 15,699 45 14,308 41 -10 -35
Trafficking, production or distribution - cocaine 10,668 31 9,749 28 -10 13
Trafficking, production or distribution - other drugs 7,355 21 7,220 21 -3 10
Total 110,093 317 109,057 310 -2 13
Other federal statute violations  
Youth Criminal Justice ActNote 17 12,721 37 9,418 27 -27 -61
Other federal statutes 23,222 67 18,632 53 -21 15
Total 35,943 103 28,050 80 -23 -30
Total - all violations 2,244,458 6,458 2,098,302 5,968 -8 -30
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