Table 15
Police-reported youth crime for selected drug offences, Canada, 2017 and 2018


Table 15
Police-reported youth crime for selected drug offences, Canada, 2017 and 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported youth crime for selected drug 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 2018Table 15 Note 1 Change in rate 2008 to 2018Table 15 Note 1
number rate number rate percent
Total drug offences 10,329 436 7,323 308 -29 -58
Possession - cannabis 8,017 338 5,182 218 -36 -60
Possession - cannabis (Cannabis Act)Table 15 Note 2Table 15 Note 3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 123 5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Possession - cocaine 250 11 202 8 -20 -31
Possession - methamphetamineTable 15 Note 4 282 12 246 10 -13 Note ...: not applicable
Possession - ecstasyTable 15 Note 4 37 2 37 2 0sNote: value rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded Note ...: not applicable
Possession - heroin 40 2 19 1 -53 89
Possession - opioids (not heroin)Table 15 Note 5 1 Note ...: not applicable 13 1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Possession - other drugsTable 15 Note 4Table 15 Note 5Table 15 Note 6 510 22 492 21 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - cannabisTable 15 Note 2 682 29 493 21 -28 -71
Trafficking, production, importation/exportation or distribution - cannabis (Cannabis Act)Table 15 Note 2Table 15 Note 3Table 15 Note 7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 73 3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - cocaine 209 9 193 8 -8 -66
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - methamphetaminesTable 15 Note 4 81 3 44 2 -46 Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - ecstasyTable 15 Note 4 17 1 14 1 -18 Note ...: not applicable
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - heroin 19 1 21 1 10 155
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - opioidsTable 15 Note 5 3 Note ...: not applicable 8 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
Trafficking, production or importation/exportation - other drugsTable 15 Note 4Table 15 Note 5Table 15 Note 6 181 8 163 7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
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