Table 4.9
Senior victims of family-related homicide, by sex of victim and type of motive, Canada, 2003 to 2013

Table summary
This table displays the results of Senior victims of family-related homicide. The information is grouped by Type of motive (appearing as row headers), Female victims, Male victims and Total, calculated using number, percent and number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of motive Female victims Male victims Total
number percent number percent number percent
Frustration, anger or despair 42 42 10 18 52 33
Argument or quarrel 24 24 25 45 49 31
No apparent motiveNote 1 14 14 12 21 26 17
Financial gainNote 2 5 5 2 4 7 4
Mercy killing or assisted suicide 8 8 1 2 9 6
Revenge 2 2 2 4 4 3
Jealousy 3 3 2 4 5 3
OtherNote 3 3 3 2 4 5 3
Unknown 11 Note ...: not applicable 4 Note ...: not applicable 15 Note ...: not applicable
Total 112 100 60 100 172 100
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