Table 2.1
Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence, by victim sex, age group and relationship of accused to victim, Canada, 2017

Table 2.1
Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence, by victim sex, age group and relationship of accused to victim, Canada, 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence. The information is grouped by Victim sex and relationship of accused to victim (appearing as row headers), Age group of victim, Total victims, 15 to 24 years, 25 to 34 years, 35 to 44 years, 45 to 54 years and 55 years and older, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Victim sex and relationship of accused to victim Age group of victim Total victims
15 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 years and older
number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent
Female victims
Intimate partner relationship 20,570 40 26,112 56 17,019 52 8,364 39 3,334 22 75,399 45
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 4,711 9 11,095 24 9,442 29 4,779 22 2,356 16 32,383 19
Current spouse 3,155 6 7,936 17 6,638 20 3,496 16 1,909 13 23,134 14
Former spouse 1,556 3 3,159 7 2,804 9 1,283 6 447 3 9,249 6
Dating relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 15,535 30 14,678 31 7,338 23 3,474 16 931 6 41,956 25
Current dating partner 9,837 19 9,189 20 4,579 14 2,102 10 540 4 26,247 16
Former dating partner 5,698 11 5,489 12 2,759 8 1,372 6 391 3 15,709 9
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 324 1 339 1 239 1 111 1 47 0.3 1,060 1
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 5,726 11 3,186 7 3,561 11 3,714 17 3,898 26 20,085 12
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 16,633 32 10,745 23 7,438 23 5,787 27 4,882 33 45,485 27
Stranger 8,463 16 6,758 14 4,465 14 3,390 16 2,858 19 25,934 16
Unknown 8 Note ...: not applicable 8 Note ...: not applicable 3 Note ...: not applicable 1 Note ...: not applicable 5 Note ...: not applicable 25 Note ...: not applicable
Total female victims 51,400 100 46,809 100 32,486 100 21,256 100 14,977 100 166,928 100
Male victims
Intimate partner relationship 3,428 9 6,545 17 5,238 18 3,274 14 1,820 9 20,305 14
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 833 2 2,574 7 2,758 10 1,771 8 1,068 5 9,004 6
Current spouse 544 1 1,843 5 1,930 7 1,276 5 872 4 6,465 4
Former spouse 289 1 731 2 828 3 495 2 196 1 2,539 2
Dating relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 2,511 6 3,854 10 2,396 8 1,422 6 683 3 10,866 7
Current dating partner 1,688 4 2,505 7 1,520 5 893 4 447 2 7,053 5
Former dating partner 823 2 1,349 4 876 3 529 2 236 1 3,813 3
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 84 0.2 117 0.3 84 0.3 81 0.3 69 0.3 435 0.3
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 3,998 10 2,480 6 2,240 8 2,868 12 3,402 17 14,988 10
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 15,904 41 14,257 37 10,765 38 9,212 39 8,049 40 58,187 39
Stranger 15,882 40 15,094 39 10,082 36 7,984 34 6,744 34 55,786 37
Unknown 51 Note ...: not applicable 63 Note ...: not applicable 24 Note ...: not applicable 29 Note ...: not applicable 17 Note ...: not applicable 184 Note ...: not applicable
Total male victims 39,263 100 38,439 100 28,349 100 23,367 100 20,032 100 149,450 100
Total victims
Intimate partner relationship 23,998 26 32,657 38 22,257 37 11,638 26 5,154 15 95,704 30
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 5,544 6 13,669 16 12,200 20 6,550 15 3,424 10 41,387 13
Current spouse 3,699 4 9,779 11 8,568 14 4,772 11 2,781 8 29,599 9
Former spouse 1,845 2 3,890 5 3,632 6 1,778 4 643 2 11,788 4
Dating relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 18,046 20 18,532 22 9,734 16 4,896 11 1,614 5 52,822 17
Current dating partner 11,525 13 11,694 14 6,099 10 2,995 7 987 3 33,300 11
Former dating partner 6,521 7 6,838 8 3,635 6 1,901 4 627 2 19,522 6
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 408 0.5 456 1 323 1 192 0.4 116 0.3 1,495 0.5
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 9,724 11 5,666 7 5,801 10 6,582 15 7,300 21 35,073 11
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 32,537 36 25,002 29 18,203 30 14,999 34 12,931 37 103,672 33
Stranger 24,345 27 21,852 26 14,547 24 11,374 25 9,602 27 81,720 26
Unknown 59 Note ...: not applicable 71 Note ...: not applicable 27 Note ...: not applicable 30 Note ...: not applicable 22 Note ...: not applicable 209 Note ...: not applicable
Total victims 90,663 100 85,248 100 60,835 100 44,623 100 35,009 100 316,378 100
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