Table 4
Victims of police-reported sexual assault, by quarterly #MeToo period and victim sex and age group, Canada, 2016 and 2017


Table 4
Victims of police-reported sexual assault, by quarterly #MeToo period and victim sex and age group, Canada, 2016 and 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported sexual assault. The information is grouped by Victim characteristics (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).
Victim characteristics 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 males and females 37,924 15.0 6,766 18.6 24
Children and youth (aged 0 to 17 years) 14,499 29.5 2,674 37.9 29
Adults (aged 18 years and older) 23,425 11.5 4,092 13.9 21
Total males 4,046 3.2 723 4.0 24
Boys and youth (aged 0 to 17 years) 2,365 9.4 388 10.7 14
0 to 11 1,375 8.1 195 8.0 -1
12 to 17 990 11.9 193 16.2 36
12 to 14 505 12.4 92 15.7 27
15 to 17 485 11.4 101 16.6 46
Adult men (aged 18 years and older) 1,681 1.7 335 2.3 39
18 to 24 647 5.4 124 7.2 34
25 to 34 427 2.4 71 2.8 15
35 to 44 260 1.5 69 2.8 84
45 to 54 196 1.1 50 2.0 80
55 to 64 93 0.5 8 0.3 -40
65 to 89 58 0.3 13 0.5 54
Total females 33,878 26.6 6,043 33.1 24
Girls and youth (aged 0 to 17 years) 12,134 50.7 2,286 66.5 31
0 to 11 2,955 18.4 479 20.7 13
12 to 17 9,179 116.4 1,807 160.2 38
12 to 14 3,328 86.2 709 127.9 48
15 to 17 5,851 145.3 1,098 191.5 32
Adult women (aged 18 years and older) 21,744 21.1 3,757 25.3 20
18 to 24 8,695 76.4 1,504 92.6 21
25 to 34 6,278 35.3 1,077 42.1 19
35 to 44 3,466 20.4 567 23.2 14
45 to 54 1,932 10.9 348 13.8 27
55 to 64 818 4.6 154 6.0 30
65 to 89 555 2.6 107 3.4 33
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