Table 15
Charges completed in adult criminal superior court, under and over presumptive ceiling, by type of offence, Canada, 2014/2015 to 2015/2016

Table 15
Charges completed in adult criminal superior court, under and over presumptive ceiling, by type of offence, Canada, 2014/2015 to 2015/2016
Table summary
This table displays the results of Charges completed in adult criminal superior court. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2014/2015, 2015/2016, Percent change in number of under presumptive ceiling charges , Percent change in number of over presumptive ceiling charges , Under presumptive ceiling and Over presumptive ceiling, calculated using number units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2014/2015 2015/2016 Percent change in number of under presumptive ceiling charges Percent change in number of over presumptive ceiling charges
Under presumptive ceiling Over presumptive ceilingTable 15 Note 1 Under presumptive ceiling Over presumptive ceilingTable 15 Note 1
numberTable 15 Note 2 Table 15 Note 3
Violent offences 3,802 780 3,719 693 -2 -11
Homicide 130 21 83 11 -36 -48
Attempted murder 62 9 33 4 -47 -56
Robbery 324 72 296 40 -9 -44
Sexual assault 443 135 528 132 19 -2
Other sexual offencesTable 15 Note 4 478 157 543 131 14 -17
Major assaultTable 15 Note 5 870 141 788 144 -9 2
Common assault 552 107 486 80 -12 -25
Uttering threats 540 67 491 74 -9 10
Criminal harassment 146 19 131 18 -10 -5
Other violent offences 257 52 340 59 32 13
Property offences 1,590 500 1,398 254 -12 -49
TheftTable 15 Note 6 242 55 163 44 -33 -20
Break and enter 455 47 445 40 -2 -15
Fraud 279 259 251 103 -10 -60
Mischief 157 15 123 15 -22 0
Possess stolen property 323 73 308 38 -5 -48
Other property offences 134 51 108 14 -19 -73
Administration of justice offences 783 62 621 38 -21 -39
Fail to appear 5 0 2 0 -60 Note ...: not applicable
Breach of probation 125 2 118 7 -6 250
Unlawfully at large 3 2 7 0 133 -100
Fail to comply with order 432 29 333 11 -23 -62
Other administration of justice offences 218 29 161 20 -26 -31
Other Criminal Code offences 1,331 284 1,523 321 14 13
Weapons 1,103 168 1,217 239 10 42
Prostitution 48 22 24 6 -50 -73
Disturbing the peace 2 1 0 0 -100 -100
Residual Criminal Code offences 178 93 282 76 58 -18
Criminal Code (excluding traffic) 7,506 1,626 7,261 1,306 -3 -20
Criminal Code traffic offences 344 89 264 104 -23 17
Impaired driving 162 53 145 57 -10 8
Other Criminal Code traffic offences 182 36 119 47 -35 31
Total Criminal Code offences 7,850 1,715 7,525 1,410 -4 -18
Other federal statute offences 2,234 377 3,635 535 63 42
Drug possession 156 6 175 6 12 0
Other drug offencesTable 15 Note 7 852 39 881 74 3 90
Youth Criminal Justice Act 4 0 2 0 -50 Note ...: not applicable
Residual federal statute offences 1,222 332 2,577 455 111 37
Total offences 10,084 2,092 11,160 1,945 11 -7
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