Table 4
Violent victimization incidents experienced by immigrants and non-immigrants, by reporting to police, level of satisfaction with police actions and reasons for not reporting to police, Canada, 2014

Table 4
Violent victimization incidents experienced by immigrants and non-immigrants, by reporting to police, level of satisfaction with police actions and reasons for not reporting to police, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Violent victimization incidents experienced by immigrants and non-immigrants. The information is grouped by Reporting to police, level of satisfaction with police actions and reasons for not reporting to police (appearing as row headers), Immigrants and Non-immigrants, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Reporting to police, level of satisfaction with police actions and reasons for not reporting to police Immigrants Non-immigrantsTable 4 Note 
percent
Reported to police
Yes 34 28
Level of satisfaction with the actions the police tookTable 4 Note 1
Satisfied Note F: too unreliable to be published 70
Dissatisfied 55Note E: Use with caution Note * 28
Don’t know/refusal Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
No 53Note * 69
Reasons for not reporting to policeTable 4 Note 2
Police would not have considered incident important enough 64Note * 42
Did not want the hassle of dealing with the police 59 49
Crime was minor and not worth taking the time to report 58 69
Incident was a private or personal matter and was handled informally 52 64
Feared or did not want the hassle of dealing with the court process 48Note E: Use with caution 31
Police would not have been efficient or effective 46Note E: Use with caution Note * 26
Police would not have been able to find or identify the offender 42Note E: Use with caution Note * 21
No one was harmed 42Note E: Use with caution 53
Offender would not be convicted or adequately punished 38Note E: Use with caution 36
Lack of evidence 38Note E: Use with caution 33
Received unsatisfactory service from the police in the past 37Note E: Use with caution Note * 15
Police would be biased Note F: too unreliable to be published 10Note E: Use with caution
Did not want to get the offender in trouble with the law 23Note E: Use with caution 28
No harm was intended 19Note E: Use with caution 29
Fear of revenge by the offender or others Note F: too unreliable to be published 18
Did not want others to find out about the victimizationTable 4 Note 3 Note F: too unreliable to be published 20
Reported to another official Note F: too unreliable to be published 13
Afraid reporting would bring shame and dishonour to the family Note F: too unreliable to be published 8Note E: Use with caution
Could have caused victim trouble with the law Note F: too unreliable to be published 7Note E: Use with caution
Other Note F: too unreliable to be published 11Note E: Use with caution
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