Table 2.1
Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence, by victim sex, age group and relationship of accused to victim, Canada, 2018


Table 2.1
Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence, by victim sex, age group and relationship of accused to victim, Canada, 2018
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported intimate partner and non-intimate partner violence. The information is grouped by Victim sex and relationship of accused to victim (appearing as row headers), Age group of victim, Total victims, 15 to 24 years , 25 to 34 years , 35 to 44 years , 45 to 54 years and 55 years and older , calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Victim sex and relationship of accused to victim Age group of victim Total victims
15 to 24 years 25 to 34 years 35 to 44 years 45 to 54 years 55 years and older
number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent number percent
Female victims
Intimate partner relationship 20,787 40 27,590 56 18,425 54 8,563 39 3,487 21 78,852 45
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 4,636 9 11,511 23 9,968 29 4,785 22 2,398 15 33,298 19
Current spouse 3,043 6 8,222 17 7,093 21 3,533 16 1,904 12 23,795 14
Former spouse 1,593 3 3,289 7 2,875 8 1,252 6 494 3 9,503 5
Boyfriend or girlfriend relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 15,803 30 15,742 32 8,237 24 3,664 17 1,034 6 44,480 25
Current boyfriend or girlfriend 10,098 19 9,965 20 5,124 15 2,271 10 612 4 28,070 16
Former boyfriend or girlfriend 5,705 11 5,777 12 3,113 9 1,393 6 422 3 16,410 9
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 348 1 337 1 220 1 114 1 55 0.3 1,074 1
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 6,084 12 3,306 7 3,449 10 3,902 18 4,221 26 20,962 12
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 16,858 32 11,205 23 7,881 23 5,868 27 5,356 33 47,168 27
Stranger 8,797 17 7,294 15 4,628 13 3,687 17 3,207 20 27,613 16
Unknown 1 Note ...: not applicable 9 Note ...: not applicable 5 Note ...: not applicable 0 Note ...: not applicable 3 Note ...: not applicable 18 Note ...: not applicable
Total female victims 52,527 100 49,404 100 34,388 100 22,020 100 16,274 100 174,613 100
Male victims
Intimate partner relationship 3,241 8 6,549 16 5,509 19 3,355 14 1,946 9 20,600 13
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 747 2 2,571 6 2,876 10 1,743 7 1,150 5 9,087 6
Current spouse 512 1 1,847 5 2,013 7 1,256 5 889 4 6,517 4
Former spouse 235 1 724 2 863 3 487 2 261 1 2,570 2
Boyfriend or girlfriend relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 2,424 6 3,836 10 2,534 9 1,520 6 714 3 11,028 7
Current boyfriend or girlfriend 1,585 4 2,529 6 1,670 6 932 4 463 2 7,179 5
Former boyfriend or girlfriend 839 2 1,307 3 864 3 588 2 251 1 3,849 2
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 70 0.2 142 0.4 99 0.3 92 0.4 82 0.4 485 0.3
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 3,998 10 2,621 7 2,219 7 2,897 12 3,613 17 15,348 10
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 15,701 40 15,091 38 11,277 38 9,289 39 8,458 39 59,816 39
Stranger 15,948 41 15,936 40 10,746 36 8,120 34 7,509 35 58,259 38
Unknown 58 Note ...: not applicable 64 Note ...: not applicable 50 Note ...: not applicable 20 Note ...: not applicable 16 Note ...: not applicable 208 Note ...: not applicable
Total male victims 38,946 100 40,261 100 29,801 100 23,681 100 21,542 100 154,231 100
Total victims
Intimate partner relationship 24,028 26 34,139 38 23,934 37 11,918 26 5,433 14 99,452 30
Spousal relationshipTable 2.1 Note 1 5,383 6 14,082 16 12,844 20 6,528 14 3,548 9 42,385 13
Current spouse 3,555 4 10,069 11 9,106 14 4,789 10 2,793 7 30,312 9
Former spouse 1,828 2 4,013 4 3,738 6 1,739 4 755 2 12,073 4
Boyfriend or girlfriend relationshipTable 2.1 Note 2 18,227 20 19,578 22 10,771 17 5,184 11 1,748 5 55,508 17
Current boyfriend or girlfriend 11,683 13 12,494 14 6,794 11 3,203 7 1,075 3 35,249 11
Former boyfriend or girlfriend 6,544 7 7,084 8 3,977 6 1,981 4 673 2 20,259 6
Other intimate relationshipTable 2.1 Note 3 418 0.5 479 1 319 0.5 206 0.5 137 0.4 1,559 0.5
Non-spousal family relationshipTable 2.1 Note 4 10,082 11 5,927 7 5,668 9 6,799 15 7,834 21 36,310 11
OtherTable 2.1 Note 5 32,559 36 26,296 29 19,158 30 15,157 33 13,814 37 106,984 33
Stranger 24,745 27 23,230 26 15,374 24 11,807 26 10,716 28 85,872 26
Unknown 59 Note ...: not applicable 73 Note ...: not applicable 55 Note ...: not applicable 20 Note ...: not applicable 19 Note ...: not applicable 226 Note ...: not applicable
Total victims 91,473 100 89,665 100 64,189 100 45,701 100 37,816 100 328,844 100
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