Table 2.3
Victims of police-reported intimate partner violence, by victim sex, type of violation and clearance status, Canada, 2017

Table 2.3
Victims of police-reported intimate partner violence, by victim sex, type of violation and clearance status, Canada, 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported intimate partner violence. The information is grouped by Type of violation and clearance status (appearing as row headers), Spousal violence, Dating violence, Total victims, Female victims and Male victims, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of violation and clearance status Spousal violenceTable 2.3 Note 1 Dating violenceTable 2.3 Note 2 Total victimsTable 2.3 Note 3
Female victims Male victims Total victims Female victims Male victims Total victims
number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent percent
Homicide, violations causing death and attempted murderTable 2.3 Note 4
Not clearedTable 2.3 Note 5 5 5 7 33 12 10 9 16 4 21 13 17 13
Cleared by charge 81 83 12 57 93 78 43 75 13 68 56 74 76
Cleared otherwise 12 12 2 10 14 12 5 9 2 11 7 9 11
Victim/complainant requests no further actionTable 2.3 Note 6 0 0 1 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Reasons beyond the control of department 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 2 3 1
Departmental discretion 0 0 1 5 1 1 0 0 1 5 1 1 1
OtherTable 2.3 Note 7 12 12 0 0 12 10 4 7 0 0 4 5 8
TotalTable 2.3 Note 8 98 100 21 100 119 100 57 100 19 100 76 100 100
Sexual assaultTable 2.3 Note 9
Not clearedTable 2.3 Note 5 352 28 12 38 364 29 937 39 40 48 977 39 36
Cleared by charge 709 57 13 41 722 57 1,207 50 33 39 1,240 50 52
Cleared otherwise 179 14 7 22 186 15 258 11 11 13 269 11 12
Victim/complainant requests no further actionTable 2.3 Note 6 79 6 3 9 82 6 129 5 6 7 135 5 6
Reasons beyond the control of department 88 7 1 3 89 7 66 3 1 1 67 3 4
Departmental discretion 8 1 2 6 10 1 50 2 1 1 51 2 2
OtherTable 2.3 Note 7 4 0.3 1 3 5 0.4 13 1 3 4 16 1 1
TotalTable 2.3 Note 8 1,240 100 32 100 1,272 100 2,402 100 84 100 2,486 100 100
Physical assaultTable 2.3 Note 10
Not clearedTable 2.3 Note 5 2,341 10 1,285 16 3,626 11 3,425 11 1,562 16 4,987 12 12
Cleared by charge 17,874 75 4,244 54 22,118 69 25,553 82 6,803 71 32,356 79 75
Cleared otherwise 3,731 16 2,362 30 6,093 19 2,076 7 1,281 13 3,357 8 13
Victim/complainant requests no further actionTable 2.3 Note 6 1,121 5 659 8 1,780 6 1,039 3 659 7 1,698 4 5
Reasons beyond the control of department 2,170 9 1,394 18 3,564 11 455 1 230 2 685 2 6
Departmental discretion 331 1 267 3 598 2 431 1 344 4 775 2 2
OtherTable 2.3 Note 7 109 0.5 42 1 151 0.5 151 0.5 48 0.5 199 0.5 0.5
TotalTable 2.3 Note 8 23,946 100 7,891 100 31,837 100 31,054 100 9,646 100 40,700 100 100
Other offences involving violence or the threat of violenceTable 2.3 Note 11
Not clearedTable 2.3 Note 5 1,012 14 259 24 1,271 16 2,051 22 550 35 2,601 24 20
Cleared by charge 4,771 67 453 43 5,224 64 6,067 64 647 42 6,714 61 62
Cleared otherwise 1,316 19 348 33 1,664 20 1,385 15 355 23 1,740 16 18
Victim/complainant requests no further actionTable 2.3 Note 6 509 7 135 13 644 8 539 6 160 10 699 6 7
Reasons beyond the control of department 612 9 160 15 772 9 177 2 48 3 225 2 5
Departmental discretion 137 2 42 4 179 2 586 6 130 8 716 6 5
OtherTable 2.3 Note 7 58 1 11 1 69 1 83 1 17 1 100 1 1
TotalTable 2.3 Note 8 7,099 100 1,060 100 8,159 100 9,503 100 1,552 100 11,055 100 100
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