Table 6
Victims of police-reported violent crime, by victim age group and sex, and incident characteristic, Canada, 2017

Table 6
Victims of police-reported violent crime, by victim age group and sex, and incident characteristic, Canada, 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported violent crime. The information is grouped by Incident characteristic (appearing as row headers), Victim age group and sex, 24 and younger, 25 and older, 11 and younger, 12 to 17, 18 to 24, Total, Female and Male, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Incident characteristic Victim age group and sex
24 and younger 25 and olderTable 6 Note 2
11 and younger 12 to 17 18 to 24 TotalTable 6 Note 1
Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male Female Male
percent
Incident location
Private propertyTable 6 Note 3 75 63 54 31 65 40 62 40 69 47
Outside locationTable 6 Note 4 10 16 19 35 18 32 17 31 14 26
Commercial locationTable 6 Note 5 4 3 6 7 13 20 9 13 11 17
SchoolTable 6 Note 6 9 15 17 22 1 2 8 10 1 1
OtherTable 6 Note 7 3 3 4 5 4 6 4 5 6 9
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Incident timeTable 6 Note 8
NightTable 6 Note 9 9 7 12 9 25 29 19 20 17 20
MorningTable 6 Note 10 20 21 18 14 17 12 18 14 19 18
AfternoonTable 6 Note 11 40 43 38 41 27 25 32 33 31 30
EveningTable 6 Note 12 31 30 31 35 31 34 31 34 33 33
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Weapon presentTable 6 Note 13
No weaponTable 6 Note 14 11 6 13 5 7 3 10 4 9 5
ThreatsTable 6 Note 15 5 6 7 10 7 7 7 8 9 10
Physical force 70 68 68 56 71 54 70 57 66 56
Weapon present 14 21 11 29 15 35 14 31 16 29
Knife or other piercing instrument 3 5 3 12 5 14 4 12 4 10
Firearm 1 2 1 5 2 6 2 5 2 4
Club or other blunt instrument 1 2 1 3 1 4 1 3 2 4
Other weaponTable 6 Note 16 9 12 6 10 7 11 7 11 8 11
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Level of injury
No injuryTable 6 Note 17 74 62 72 61 55 49 63 55 58 55
Injury 26 38 28 39 45 51 37 45 42 45
Minor physical injuryTable 6 Note 18 25 36 28 37 43 45 36 41 41 40
Major physical injuryTable 6 Note 19 1 1 1 3 1 6 1 4 2 4
Death 0.2 0.2 0.03 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.3 0.1 0.3
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Clearance status
Not clearedTable 6 Note 20 35 34 33 34 26 38 30 36 22 31
Cleared by chargeTable 6 Note 21 40 33 41 36 57 42 49 38 58 47
Cleared otherwise 25 33 26 30 17 20 21 25 20 23
Victim/complainant requests no further actionTable 6 Note 22 4 5 9 11 9 13 9 11 11 14
Departmental discretion 6 10 10 13 4 4 6 8 4 5
Reasons beyond the control of department 7 8 3 2 3 2 4 3 4 3
Accused person younger than age 12 7 10 0.4 1 0.1 0.1 1 2 0.3 0.1
Diversionary program 1 1 2 2 0.3 0.4 1 1 0.4 1
OtherTable 6 Note 23 1 0.4 1 0.3 1 0.4 1 0.4 1 0.4
Total 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
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