Table 7
Charges completed in adult criminal provincial court, by type of offence, Canada, 2014/2015 to 2015/2016

Table 7
Charges completed in adult criminal provincial court, by type of offence, Canada, 2014/2015 to 2015/2016
Table summary
This table displays the results of Charges completed in adult criminal provincial court. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2014/2015, 2015/2016, Percent change in number of charges and Difference in median length of charges, calculated using number and median length of charge (days) units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2014/2015 2015/2016 Percent change in number of charges Difference in median length of charges
numberTable 7 Note 1 median length of charge (days)Table 7 Note 2 numberTable 7 Note 1 median length of charge (days)Table 7 Note 2
Violent offences 209,284 162 213,896 162 2 0
Homicide 322 192 242 196 -25 4
Attempted murder 431 197 506 201 17 4
Robbery 7,515 196 7,432 183 -1 -13
Sexual assault 7,527 264 8,088 255 7 -9
Other sexual offencesTable 7 Note 3 10,836 260 11,498 270 6 10
Major assaultTable 7 Note 4 43,168 168 44,999 169 4 1
Common assault 81,489 142 81,907 144 1 2
Uttering threats 41,433 148 41,659 148 1 0
Criminal harassment 8,049 161 8,438 166 5 5
Other violent offences 8,514 171 9,127 174 7 3
Property offences 243,108 118 254,072 118 5 0
TheftTable 7 Note 5 76,486 81 78,436 85 3 4
Break and enter 24,270 142 24,915 140 3 -2
Fraud 50,138 172 50,353 169 0 -3
Mischief 37,998 116 39,901 118 5 2
Possess stolen property 46,514 121 51,985 118 12 -3
Other property offences 7,702 155 8,482 129 10 -26
Administration of justice offences 328,781 63 351,001 65 7 2
Fail to appear 18,577 53 21,692 59 17 6
Breach of probation 113,449 58 118,829 61 5 3
Unlawfully at large 8,451 13 9,816 9 16 -4
Fail to comply with order 164,553 65 175,170 68 6 3
Other administration of justice offences 23,751 100 25,494 101 7 1
Other Criminal Code offences 60,594 165 68,937 158 14 -7
Weapons 43,559 175 51,881 168 19 -7
Prostitution 1,140 191 862 231 -24 40
Disturbing the peace 4,506 71 4,376 66 -3 -5
Residual Criminal Code offences 11,389 174 11,818 152 4 -22
Criminal Code (excluding traffic) 841,767 107 887,906 106 5 -1
Criminal Code traffic offences 102,180 121 101,953 119 0 -2
Impaired driving 81,887 113 80,428 109 -2 -4
Other Criminal Code traffic offences 20,293 143 21,525 141 6 -2
Total Criminal Code offences 943,947 107 989,859 107 5 0
Other federal statute offences 120,388 148 117,695 146 -2 -2
Drug possession 37,639 99 38,809 106 3 7
Other drug offencesTable 7 Note 6 24,688 202 24,461 202 -1 0
Youth Criminal Justice Act 5,519 70 5,496 68 0 -2
Residual federal statute offences 52,542 191 48,929 185 -7 -6
Total offences 1,064,335 112 1,107,554 112 4 0
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