Table 2
Persons accused of police-reported crime for selected offences, by sex of the accused, Canada, 2017

Table 2
Persons accused of police-reported crime for selected offences, by sex of the accused, Canada, 2017
Table summary
This table displays the results of Persons accused of police-reported crime for selected offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), Female accused, Male accused and Total accused, calculated using number and rate units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence Female accused Male accused Total accused
number rate number rate number rate
Total offences 236,841 1,490 705,936 4,523 942,777 2,993
Total Criminal Code offencesTable 2 Note 1 210,946 1,327 619,087 3,966 830,033 2,635
Total violent crime 58,115 366 198,850 1,274 256,965 816
HomicideTable 2 Note 2 69 0 450 3 519 2
Other violations causing deathTable 2 Note 3 13 0 52 0 65 0
Attempted murder 80 1 546 3 626 2
Sexual assault—all levels 307 2 10,624 68 10,931 35
Sexual assault level 3, aggravated 3 0 94 1 97 0
Sexual assault level 2, weapon or bodily harm 21 0 259 2 280 1
Sexual assault, level 1 283 2 10,271 66 10,554 34
Other sexual violations 199 1 5,065 32 5,264 17
Sexual violations specific to childrenTable 2 Note 4 173 1 4,530 29 4,703 15
Sexual violations not specific to childrenTable 2 Note 5 26 0 535 3 561 2
Assault—all levels 40,403 254 114,102 731 154,505 490
Assault level 3, aggravated 597 4 2,760 18 3,357 11
Assault level 2, weapon or bodily harm 9,060 57 27,608 177 36,668 116
Assault level 1 30,746 193 83,734 536 114,480 363
Other assaultsTable 2 Note 6 2,678 17 6,368 41 9,046 29
Firearms - use of, discharge, pointing 151 1 1,385 9 1,536 5
RobberyTable 2 Note 7 1,806 11 10,705 69 12,511 40
Forcible confinement, kidnapping or abductionTable 2 Note 8 316 2 3,204 21 3,520 11
Trafficking in persons 45 0 191 1 236 1
Extortion 164 1 957 6 1,121 4
IntimidationTable 2 Note 9 200 1 1,031 7 1,231 4
Criminal harassment 2,852 18 10,464 67 13,316 42
Uttering threats 6,499 41 28,376 182 34,875 111
Indecent/harassing communications 1,806 11 3,126 20 4,932 16
Non-consensual distribution of intimate images 165 1 750 5 915 3
Other violent Criminal Code violationsTable 2 Note 10 362 2 1,454 9 1,816 6
Total property crime 81,852 515 196,679 1,260 278,531 884
Breaking and enteringTable 2 Note 11 4,784 30 26,479 170 31,263 99
Possession of stolen propertyTable 2 Note 12 4,011 25 13,750 88 17,761 56
Trafficking in stolen goods 179 1 704 5 883 3
Theft of motor vehicleTable 2 Note 13 2,633 17 9,653 62 12,286 39
Theft over $5,000Table 2 Note 14 403 3 1,350 9 1,753 6
Theft of $5,000 or underTable 2 Note 15 9,422 59 26,625 171 36,047 114
ShopliftingTable 2 Note 16 30,375 191 39,854 255 70,229 223
Fraud 8,734 55 18,601 119 27,335 87
Identity theft 214 1 575 4 789 3
Identity fraud 880 6 2,057 13 2,937 9
MischiefTable 2 Note 17 19,956 126 55,858 358 75,814 241
Arson 261 2 1,173 8 1,434 5
Total other Criminal Code offences 70,979 447 223,558 1,432 294,537 935
Weapons violationsTable 2 Note 18 2,031 13 12,539 80 14,570 46
ProstitutionTable 2 Note 19 17 0.1 46 0.3 63 0.2
Disturb the peace 14,863 94 36,896 236 51,759 164
Administration of justiceTable 2 Note 20 50,465 318 158,590 1,016 209,055 664
Other violationsTable 2 Note 21 3,603 23 15,487 99 19,090 61
Drug offences 17,464 110 69,328 444 86,792 276
Possession—cannabis 7,160 45 33,317 213 40,477 128
Trafficking, production or distribution—cannabis 1,217 8 5,273 34 6,490 21
Possession, trafficking, production or distribution—other drugsTable 2 Note 22 9,087 57 30,738 197 39,825 126
Other federal statute violations 8,431 53 17,521 112 25,952 82
Youth Criminal Justice Act 1,064 7 3,015 19 4,079 13
Other federal statutesTable 2 Note 23 7,367 46 14,506 93 21,873 69
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