Table 1
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2017 and 2018


Table 1
Police-reported crime for selected offences, Canada, 2017 and 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime for selected offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2017, 2018, Change in rate 2017 to 2018 and Change in rate 2008 to 2018, calculated using number, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2017Note r: revised 2018 Change in rate 2017 to 2018 Change in rate 2008 to 2018
number rate number rate percent
Total Criminal Code (excluding traffic) – "Crime rate" 1,964,129 5,375 2,033,925 5,488 2 -17
Total violent crime 406,626 1,113 423,767 1,143 3 -14
Homicide 666 1.82 651 1.76 -4 -4
Other violations causing deathTable 1 Note 1 100 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 115 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 13 11
Attempted murder 821 2.25 807 2.18 -3 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded
Sexual assault - level 3 - aggravated 160 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 158 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -3 2
Sexual assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 423 1 459 1 7 17
Sexual assault - level 1 24,157 66 28,124 76 15 20
Sexual violations against childrenTable 1 Note 2 Table 1 Note 3 Table 1 Note 4 8,276 23 8,660 23 3 Note ...: not applicable
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 3,584 10 3,529 10 -3 -12
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 52,140 143 53,779 145 2 -12
Assault - level 1 163,279 447 169,364 457 2 -16
Assault against a peace officer 10,965 30 11,627 31 5 6
Other assaults 1,973 5 2,150 6 7 -50
Firearms - use of, discharge, pointing 2,766 8 2,809 8 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 70
Robbery 22,831 62 22,450 61 -3 -38
Forcible confinement or kidnapping 3,779 10 3,445 9 -10 -35
Trafficking in personsTable 1 Note 5 Table 1 Note 6 268 1 228 1 -16 Note ...: not applicable
Extortion 3,186 9 4,664 13 44 198
Criminal harassment 19,882 54 19,576 53 -3 -5
Uttering threats 63,291 173 66,508 179 4 -25
Indecent or harassing communicationsTable 1 Note 7 16,581 45 17,642 48 5 -35
Non-consensual distribution of intimate imagesTable 1 Note 8 1,512 4 1,460 4 -5 Note ...: not applicable
Commodification of sexual activityTable 1 Note 9 1,118 3 1,027 3 -9 Note ...: not applicable
Other violent Criminal Code violations 4,868 13 4,535 12 -8 -5
Total property crime 1,193,319 3,266 1,237,324 3,339 2 -22
Breaking and entering 159,626 437 159,812 431 -1 -32
Possess stolen propertyTable 1 Note 10 24,199 66 23,898 64 -3 Note ...: not applicable
Theft of motor vehicle 85,115 233 86,132 232 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -38
Theft over $5,000 (non-motor vehicle) 17,265 47 20,113 54 15 8
Shoplifting under $5,000 108,313 296 124,933 337 14 42
Theft of $5,000 or under (non-motor vehicle) 396,872 1,086 406,379 1,097 1 -23
FraudTable 1 Note 11 113,166 310 129,409 349 13 46
Identity theftTable 1 Note 11 3,295 9 3,745 10 12 Note ...: not applicable
Identity fraudTable 1 Note 11 14,344 39 15,839 43 9 Note ...: not applicable
MischiefTable 1 Note 12 262,575 719 259,064 699 -3 -38
Arson 8,549 23 8,000 22 -8 -46
Total other Criminal Code offences 364,184 997 372,834 1,006 1 -3
Weapons violations 15,870 43 16,610 45 3 -2
Child pornographyTable 1 Note 13 Table 1 Note 14 6,420 18 5,843 16 -10 328
ProstitutionTable 1 Note 9 122 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 110 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -11 Note ...: not applicable
TerrorismTable 1 Note 15 90 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 102 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 12 Note ...: not applicable
Disturb the peace 96,551 264 94,378 255 -4 -29
Administration of justice violations 217,262 595 226,864 612 3 18
Other violations 27,869 76 28,927 78 2 -23
Total Criminal Code traffic violations 125,416 343 125,544 339 -1 -22
Alcohol-impaired drivingTable 1 Note 16 Table 1 Note 17 65,614 180 65,653 177 -1 Note ...: not applicable
Drug-impaired drivingTable 1 Note 16 Table 1 Note 18 3,494 10 4,423 12 25 Note ...: not applicable
Alcohol- and drug-impaired drivingTable 1 Note 19 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 244 1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Impaired driving (not specified)Table 1 Note 19 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 77 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 56,308 154 55,147 149 -3 -18
Total drug offences 92,986 254 83,483 225 -11 -27
Total other federal statute violations 30,762 84 26,084 70 -16 -29
Human trafficking under the Immigration and Refugee Protection ActTable 1 Note 20 103 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 112 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 7 Note ...: not applicable
Youth Criminal Justice Act 5,497 15 4,823 13 -13 -60
Other federal statutes 25,162 69 21,149 57 -17 -15
Total - all violations 2,213,293 6,057 2,269,036 6,123 1 -18
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