Victims of intimate partner homicide, by sex of victim, Canada, 1995 to 2015
|Year||Female victims||Male victims||Total victims|
Note: Rates are calculated on the basis of 1 million population aged 15 and over. Populations are based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Intimate partner homicide refers to homicides committed by legally married, separated and divorced persons, common-law partners (current and former), dating partners (current and former), and other intimate partners. Excludes victims under the age of 15 years. Excludes victims of unsolved homicides, and victims where the sex or the age was unknown or where the accused-victim relationship was unknown. Data on homicides between dating partners are not available prior to 1991. The Homicide Survey was revised and expanded in 1991 to better meet changing information needs.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Homicide Survey.