Table 8
Self-reported stalking incidents, by whether reported to police, reasons for not doing so and sex, Canada, 2014

Table 8
Self-reported stalking incidents, by whether reported to police, reasons for not doing so and sex, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Self-reported stalking incidents. The information is grouped by Reporting status (appearing as row headers), Males, Females and Total, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reporting status MalesTable 8 Note  Females Total
number percent number percent number percent
Reported to police 259,338 37 458,456 40 717,794 39
Did not report to police 430,671 62 684,085 59 1,114,755 60
Total 698,742 100 1,154,604 100 1,853,346 100
Main reason for not reporting to police
Crime was minor/not worth reporting 100,044 23 133,791 20 233,835 21
Incident private/did not want others to find out 82,525 19 127,619 19 210,144 19
Police wouldn't be able to identify stalker/lack of evidence 22,891Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution 68,807Note E: Use with caution 10Note * 91,698 8
Fear of revenge Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 64,586Note E: Use with caution 9Note E: Use with caution 74,955 7
Reported to another official Note F: too unreliable to be published 6Note E: Use with caution 37,421Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution 64,058Note E: Use with caution 6Note E: Use with caution
Police wouldn't consider it important 26,147Note E: Use with caution 6Note E: Use with caution 36,984Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution 63,131 6
Tried to report, see police as biased/ineffective, previous bad experience with police Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 26,890Note E: Use with caution 4Note E: Use with caution 59,012Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution
No harm was done or intended Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 35,052Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution 55,561Note E: Use with caution 5Note E: Use with caution
Did not want stalker to get into trouble 17,320Note E: Use with caution 4Note E: Use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published 4Note E: Use with caution 43,261Note E: Use with caution 4Note E: Use with caution
Did not want hassle of dealing with police 27,145Note E: Use with caution 6Note E: Use with caution 10,456Note E: Use with caution 2Note E: Use with caution Note * 37,602Note E: Use with caution 3Note E: Use with caution
Did not think stalker would be punished/convicted or to avoid court hassle Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 21,893Note E: Use with caution 3Note E: Use with caution 30,608Note E: Use with caution 3Note E: Use with caution
OtherTable 8 Note 1 47,960Note E: Use with caution 11Note E: Use with caution 77,362 11 125,322 11
Don't know Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 17,282Note E: Use with caution 3Note E: Use with caution 25,569Note E: Use with caution 2Note E: Use with caution
Total 430,671 100 684,085 100 1,114,755 100
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