Police-reported Crime Severity Indexes, by province and territory, 2015
|Province and territory||Total Crime
|Violent Crime Severity Index||Non-violent Crime Severity Index|
|index||percent change 2014 to 2015||percent change 2005 to 2015||index||percent change 2014 to 2015||index||percent change 2014 to 2015|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||65.6||5||-16||66.4||15||65.2||2|
|Prince Edward Island||49.7||-10||-35||40.8||-14||52.8||-8|
Note: Additional data are available on CANSIM (Table 252-0052). Crime Severity Indexes are based on Criminal Code incidents, including traffic offences, as well as other federal statute violations. The base index was set at 100 for 2006 for Canada. Data on provincial and territorial Crime Severity Indexes are available beginning in 1998. Percent changes are based on unrounded rates. Populations are 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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