Table 3b
Firearm-related homicides, by census metropolitan area, 2017 and 2018


Table 3b
Firearm-related homicides, by census metropolitan area, 2017 and 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Firearm-related homicides. The information is grouped by Census metropolitan area (appearing as row headers), 2018
population count, 2018, 2017, Difference from 2017 and Average
2008 to 2017, calculated using number, number of victims, rate and percent change in rate units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Census metropolitan areaTable 3b Note 1 2018
population count
2018 2017Note r: revised Difference from 2017 Average
2008 to 2017
number number of victims rateTable 3b Note 2 number of victims rateTable 3b Note 2 number of victims percent change in rate number of victims rateTable 3b Note 2
500,000 and over population
Toronto 6,274,077 72 1.15 58 0.94 14 21.9 41 0.71
Montreal 4,239,709 21 0.50 17 0.41 4 21.6 18 0.45
Vancouver 2,650,798 21 0.79 25 0.96 -4 -17.2 20 0.83
Calgary 1,498,941 8 0.53 15 1.02 -7 -47.6 8 0.61
Edmonton 1,425,627 19 1.33 19 1.36 0 -2.0 14 1.11
OttawaTable 3b Note 3 1,068,569 9 0.84 7 0.67 2 25.6 4 0.38
Winnipeg 816,741 3 0.37 7 0.87 -4 -57.8 6 0.78
Québec 808,905 0 0.00 6 0.75 -6 -100.0 1 0.12
Hamilton 770,987 4 0.52 5 0.66 -1 -21.1 2 0.33
Kitchener–Cambridge–Waterloo 579,145 3 0.52 0 0.00 3 Note ...: not applicable 1 0.15
London 534,936 1 0.19 0 0.00 1 Note ...: not applicable 2 0.34
100,000 to less than 500,000 population
St. Catharines–Niagara 472,448 1 0.21 0 0.00 1 Note ...: not applicable 1 0.11
Oshawa 458,016 3 0.65 1 0.22 2 191.4 0 0.07
Halifax 430,505 3 0.70 2 0.47 1 47.0 4 1.04
Victoria 395,651 0 0.00 1 0.26 -1 -100.0 0 0.11
Windsor 349,787 3 0.86 3 0.87 0 -1.9 1 0.21
GatineauTable 3b Note 4 333,108 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 1 0.32
Saskatoon 328,181 1 0.30 2 0.62 -1 -51.0 2 0.52
Regina 258,386 4 1.55 2 0.79 2 95.9 1 0.48
Barrie 228,602 0 0.00 1 0.45 -1 -100.0 0 0.05
Kelowna 210,961 0 0.00 2 0.97 -2 -100.0 1 0.53
St. John's 208,289 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 1 0.35
Sherbrooke 202,593 0 0.00 1 0.50 -1 -100.0 0 0.10
Abbotsford–Mission 195,726 5 2.55 7 3.62 -2 -29.5 3 1.45
Kingston 171,043 1 0.58 1 0.60 0 -2.0 0 0.12
Saguenay 168,743 1 0.59 0 0.00 1 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.19
Greater Sudbury 168,141 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.00
Moncton 161,122 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.21
Trois-Rivières 157,208 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.26
Brantford 148,603 2 1.35 1 0.68 1 97.2 0 0.14
Guelph 140,683 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.16
Saint John 129,790 0 0.00 1 0.77 -1 -100.0 1 0.36
Peterborough 128,932 1 0.78 0 0.00 1 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.00
Thunder Bay 125,373 1 0.80 0 0.00 1 Note ...: not applicable 0 0.08
Lethbridge 123,335 0 0.00 0 0.00 0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Belleville 111,584 0 0.00 1 0.98 -1 -100.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
CMA total 26,475,245 187 0.71 185 0.71 2 -0.7 134 0.55
Non-CMA total 10,583,611 62 0.59 82 0.78 -20 -24.8 51 0.48
Canada 37,058,856 249 0.67 267 0.73 -18 -8.0 185 0.53
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