Table 6
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2015 and 2016

Table 6
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2015 and 2016
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime for selected offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2015, 2016, Percent change in rate 2015 to 2016 and Percent change in rate 2006 to 2016, calculated using number, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2015Note r: revised 2016 Percent change in rate 2015 to 2016 Percent change in rate 2006 to 2016
number rate number rate percent
Total Criminal Code (excluding traffic) – "Crime rate" 1,867,833 5,210 1,895,546 5,224 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -28
Total violent crime 382,115 1,066 381,594 1,052 -1 -24
Homicide 609 2 611 2 -1 -9
Other violations causing deathTable 6 Note 1 84 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 97 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 14 -46
Attempted murder 777 2 777 2 -1 -17
Sexual assault - level 3 - aggravated 103 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 111 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 6 -45
Sexual assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 379 1 379 1 -1 -13
Sexual assault - level 1 20,466 57 20,524 57 -1 -15
Sexual violations against childrenTable 6 Note 2 Table 6 Note 3 Table 6 Note 4 Table 6 Note 5 5,256 15 6,917 19 30 Note ...: not applicable
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 3,320 9 3,395 9 1 -9
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 47,388 132 48,626 134 1 -18
Assault - level 1 157,046 438 156,279 431 -2 -24
Assault police officer 9,872 28 9,967 27 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -7
Other assaults 2,151 6 2,051 6 -6 -47
Firearms - use of, discharge, pointing 2,358 7 2,465 7 3 45
Robbery 22,149 62 21,806 60 -3 -43
Forcible confinement or kidnapping 3,593 10 3,783 10 4 -24
Abduction 384 1 378 1 -3 -34
Extortion 3,055 9 3,003 8 -3 95
Criminal harassment 20,038 56 18,825 52 -7 -19
Uttering threats 62,815 175 60,448 167 -5 -31
Threatening or harassing phone calls 14,586 41 15,225 42 3 -50
Commodification of sexual activityTable 6 Note 6 632 2 708 2 11 Note ...: not applicable
Other violent Criminal Code violations 5,054 14 5,219 14 2 9
Total property crime 1,153,700 3,218 1,163,647 3,207 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -33
Breaking and entering 159,630 445 159,119 439 -2 -43
Possess stolen propertyTable 6 Note 7 20,007 56 20,279 56 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -49
Theft of motor vehicle 78,800 220 78,710 217 -1 -55
Theft over $5,000 (non-motor vehicle) 15,444 43 15,415 42 -1 -19
Theft of $5,000 or under (non-motor vehicle) 487,176 1,359 495,639 1,366 1 -28
FraudTable 6 Note 8 94,425 263 108,513 299 14 Note ...: not applicable
Identity fraudTable 6 Note 8 11,894 33 13,918 38 16 Note ...: not applicable
Identity theftTable 6 Note 8 2,541 7 3,105 9 21 Note ...: not applicable
MischiefTable 6 Note 9 274,816 767 260,455 718 -6 -38
Arson 8,967 25 8,494 23 -6 -42
Total other Criminal Code offences 332,018 926 350,305 965 4 -8
Counterfeiting 675 2 795 2 16 -38
Weapons violations 14,535 41 15,016 41 2 -17
Child pornographyTable 6 Note 10 Table 6 Note 11 4,380 12 6,245 17 41 233
ProstitutionTable 6 Note 6 150 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 219 1 44 Note ...: not applicable
TerrorismTable 6 Note 12 156 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 132 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -16 Note ...: not applicable
Disturb the peace 103,892 290 97,554 269 -7 -25
Administration of justice violations 179,271 500 203,265 560 12 9
Other violations 28,959 81 27,079 75 -8 -27
Total Criminal Code traffic violations 125,882 351 123,930 342 -3 -9
Alcohol impaired drivingTable 6 Note 13 Table 6 Note 14 69,115 193 67,411 186 -4 Note ...: not applicable
Drug impaired drivingTable 6 Note 13 Table 6 Note 15 2,755 8 3,098 9 11 Note ...: not applicable
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 54,012 151 53,421 147 -2 4
Total drug offences 99,827 278 95,417 263 -6 -11
Possession - cannabis 49,949 139 44,301 122 -12 -10
Possession - cocaine 7,356 21 7,056 19 -5 -46
Possession - methamphetaminesTable 6 Note 16 Table 6 Note 17 6,193 17 7,673 21 22 Note ...: not applicable
Possession - heroin 1,606 4 2,143 6 32 216
Possession - methylenedioxyamphetamineTable 6 Note 17 Table 6 Note 18 418 1 255 1 -40 Note ...: not applicable
Possession - other drugsTable 6 Note 17 Table 6 Note 19 7,121 20 7,695 21 7 Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or distribution - cannabisTable 6 Note 20 10,978 31 10,639 29 -4 -39
Trafficking, production or distribution - cocaine 7,918 22 7,161 20 -11 -40
Trafficking, production or distribution - methamphetaminesTable 6 Note 16 Table 6 Note 17 1,926 5 2,153 6 10 Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or distribution - heroin 781 2 912 3 15 126
Trafficking, production or distribution - methylenedioxyamphetamineTable 6 Note 17 Table 6 Note 18 236 1 196 1 -18 Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or distribution - other drugsTable 6 Note 17 Table 6 Note 19 5,345 15 5,233 14 -3 Note ...: not applicable
Total other federal statute violations 25,139 70 27,652 76 9 -13
Youth Criminal Justice Act 7,063 20 6,076 17 -15 -45
Other federal statutes 18,076 50 21,576 59 18 5
Total - all violations 2,118,681 5,910 2,142,545 5,905 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -26
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