Table 1
Persons accused of crime for selected offences, by age group of accused, Canada, 2014

Table 1
Persons accused of crime for selected offences, by age group of accused, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Persons accused of crime for selected offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), Youth aged 12 to 17, Young adults aged 18 to 24, Older adults aged 25 and older, Total adults and Total accused, calculated using rate per 100,000 population units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence Youth aged 12 to 17 Young adults aged 18 to 24 Older adults aged 25 and olderNote 1 Total adultsNote 1 Total accusedNote 2
rate per 100,000 population
Total accused of Criminal Code offences (excluding traffic) 4,322 5,428 2,048 2,452 2,259
Violent crime  
Homicide and attempted murderNote 3 3 9 2 3 3
Sexual assault - level 3 - aggravated 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
Sexual assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 2 2 1 1 1
Sexual assault - level 1 73 55 27 30 29
Sexual violations against children Note 4Note 5 18 13 5 6 6
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 10 27 7 9 8
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 167 239 83 102 93
Assault - level 1 (common assault) 546 682 306 351 319
Other assaultsNote 6 39 86 23 30 27
Robbery 114 104 18 28 30
Criminal harassment 47 55 41 43 38
Uttering threats 219 187 101 112 105
Other violent Criminal Code violationsNote 7 42 64 34 38 33
Total 1,281 1,524 649 753 693
Property crime  
Breaking and entering 288 223 67 86 89
Theft of motor vehicle 108 95 23 32 33
Theft over $5,000 (non-motor vehicle) 7 12 6 7 6
Theft of $5,000 or under (non-motor vehicle) 960 727 298 349 345
MischiefNote 8 574 585 189 236 231
Other property crimesNote 9 189 316 118 142 126
Total 2,124 1,959 701 851 829
Other Criminal Code offences  
Disturbing the peace 156 399 176 203 173
Administration of justice violationsNote 10 565 1,286 441 542 470
Other Criminal Code offencesNote 11 196 261 82 103 96
Total 918 1,945 699 848 738
Criminal Code traffic violations  
Impaired driving 21 383 198 220 177
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 32 123 54 62 52
Total 53 506 252 282 229
Drug offences  
Possession - cannabis 531 747 98 176 175
Trafficking, production or distribution - cannabis 51 86 20 28 26
Possession, trafficking, production or distribution - other drugs 75 276 97 118 99
Total 657 1,108 215 322 301
Other federal statute violations  
Youth Criminal Justice Act 207 33 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 4 17
Other federal statutes 14 38 25 27 22
Total 221 71 25 31 39
Total - all violations 5,253 7,113 2,541 3,087 2,828
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