Table 2
Victims of police-reported sexual assault, by quarterly #MeToo period and census metropolitan area, Canada, 2016 and 2017


Table 2
Victims of police-reported sexual assault, by quarterly #MeToo period and census metropolitan area, Canada, 2016 and 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported sexual assault. The information is grouped by Census metropolitan area (CMA) (appearing as row headers), Pre-#MeToo
(Jan. 2016 to Sept. 2017), Post-#MeToo
(Oct. 2017 to Dec. 2017) and Percent change in rate (pre- to post-#MeToo), calculated using number, average rate, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Census metropolitan area (CMA)Table 2 Note 1 Pre-#MeToo
(Jan. 2016 to Sept. 2017)
Post-#MeToo
(Oct. 2017 to Dec. 2017)
Percent change in rate (pre- to post-#MeToo)
number average rate number rate percent
Total CMAsTable 2 Note 2 24,298 13.7 4,528 17.7 29
St. John's 234 16.2 43 20.8 28
Halifax 640 21.5 105 24.5 14
Moncton 133 12.1 21 13.3 10
Saguenay 149 12.9 36 21.8 69
Québec 651 11.7 166 20.8 78
Sherbrooke 210 15.1 53 26.5 76
Trois-Rivières 149 13.7 25 16.1 17
Montréal 3,427 12.0 821 20.0 67
GatineauTable 2 Note 3 286 12.3 59 17.7 44
OttawaTable 2 Note 4 1,032 14.5 218 21.2 46
Kingston 216 18.5 50 29.7 61
Peterborough 198 23.0 45 36.3 58
TorontoTable 2 Note 5 4,628 11.8 745 13.2 11
HamiltonTable 2 Note 6 793 20.3 130 23.1 14
St. Catharines–Niagara 441 14.0 69 15.2 9
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 565 14.7 124 22.3 52
Brantford 174 17.0 44 29.9 76
Guelph 175 18.8 35 26.0 39
London 468 13.0 110 21.2 63
Windsor 314 13.5 43 12.8 -5
Barrie 218 14.3 21 9.5 -33
Greater Sudbury 189 16.5 37 22.6 37
Thunder Bay 194 23.2 23 19.3 -17
Winnipeg 1,337 24.0 243 30.3 26
Regina 290 16.7 46 18.3 10
Saskatoon 519 23.0 86 26.3 14
Calgary 1,296 12.6 229 15.4 23
Edmonton 1,822 18.8 292 20.9 11
Kelowna 121 8.8 17 8.6 -2
Abbotsford–Mission 158 12.0 26 13.8 14
Vancouver 1,976 11.1 357 14.0 26
Victoria 455 17.6 71 19.1 8
Total non-CMAsTable 2 Note 7 13,626 18.3 2,238 20.9 15
Urban areas 5,585 17.1 949 20.3 19
Rural and small town 8,041 19.2 1,289 21.5 12
Canada 37,924 15.0 6,766 18.6 24
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