Police-reported youth Crime Severity Indexes, Canada, 2005 to 2015
|Year||Total youth Crime
|Youth violent Crime Severity Index||Youth non-violent Crime Severity Index|
|index||percent change from previous year||index||percent change from previous year||index||percent change from previous year|
|2006||100.0||3||100.0||6||100.0||0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded|
|2009||95.6||0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded||96.7||1||94.7||-1|
|2014Note r: revised||61.0||-8||65.3||-8||57.8||-7|
|Percent change 2005 to 2015||-38||Note ...: not applicable||-29||Note ...: not applicable||-44||Note ...: not applicable|
... not applicable
0s value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
Note: Additional data are available on CANSIM (Table 252-0052). Refers to the number of youth aged 12 to 17 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. The youth 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 the youth Crime Severity Indexes are available beginning in 1998. Percent changes are based on unrounded rates. Populations are based on July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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