Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2017

Release date: December 5, 2018

Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile is an annual report produced by the Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics under the Federal Family Violence Initiative. Since 1998, this report has provided current data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada, as well as analysis of trends over time. The information presented here is used extensively to monitor changes that inform policy makers and the public.

The 2017 edition of the report features sections dedicated to police-reported data on family violence against children and youth, intimate partner violence and family violence against seniors. Presented in a fact sheet format accompanied by detailed data tables, these sections provide readers with key findings for 2017 from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the Homicide Survey. For the first time in 2017, these sections also include an analysis of family violence in urban and rural areas.

Section 1: Police-reported family violence against children and youth in Canada, 2017
Section 2: Police-reported intimate partner violence in Canada, 2017
Section 3: Police-reported family violence against seniors in Canada, 2017
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