Victims of police-reported family violence, by province or territory, 2016
|Province or territory||2016||Percent change of rate from 2015 to 2016|
|Female victims||Male victims||Total victims||Female victims||Male victims||Total victims|
|Newfoundland and Labrador||746||290||505||201||1,251||246||-8||-9||-8|
|Prince Edward Island||119||158||80||111||199||135||-18||-5||-13|
Note: Rates are calculated on the basis of 100,000 population. Populations based upon July 1st estimates from Statistics Canada, Demography Division. Family violence refers to violence committed by spouses (legally married, separated, divorced and common‑law), parents (biological, step, adopted and foster), children (biological, step, adopted and foster), siblings (biological, step, half, adopted and foster) and extended family members (e.g., grandparents, uncles, aunts, cousins and in‑laws). Victims refer to those aged 89 years and younger. Victims aged 90 years and older are excluded from analyses due to possible instances of miscoding of unknown age within this age category. Excludes spousal victims under the age of 15 years. Excludes victims where the sex or the age was unknown or where the accused‑victim relationship was unknown. Excludes a small number of victims in Quebec whose age was unknown but was miscoded as 0. Based on the Incident‑based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Trend Database, which includes data from 99% of police services in Canada. As a result, numbers may not match those presented elsewhere in the report.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident‑based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Trend Database.
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