Table 3
Police-reported crime for selected drug offences, Canada, 2018 and 2019


Table 3
Police-reported crime for selected drug offences, Canada, 2018 and 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported crime for selected drug offences. The information is grouped by Type of offence (appearing as row headers), 2018, 2019, Change in rate 2018 to 2019 and Change in rate 2009 to 2019, calculated using number, rate and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Type of offence 2018Note r: revised 2019 Change in rate 2018 to 2019 Change in rate 2009 to 2019
number rate number rate percent
Total drug offences 84,927 229 70,140 187 -19 -36
Total cannabis offencesTable 3 Note 1 36,579 99 16,868 45 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis - possessionTable 3 Note 1 26,402 71 46 Note 0svalue 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
Cannabis - traffickingTable 3 Note 1 3,387 9 20 Note 0svalue 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
Cannabis - production or importation/exportationTable 3 Note 1 5,281 14 214 1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - possessionTable 3 Note 2 459 1 1,818 5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - distributionTable 3 Note 2 189 1 955 3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - saleTable 3 Note 2 244 1 1,078 3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - importation or exportationTable 3 Note 2 Table 3 Note 3 342 1 11,193 30 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - productionTable 3 Note 2 102 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 907 2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Cannabis (Cannabis Act) - otherTable 3 Note 2 Table 3 Note 4 173 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 637 2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Total other drug offences (excluding cannabis) 48,348 130 53,272 142 9 47
Cocaine - possession 7,027 19 6,732 18 -6 -21
Cocaine - trafficking 6,969 19 7,995 21 13 -26
Cocaine - production or importation/exportation 613 2 595 2 -4 47
Methamphetamine - possession 10,546 28 10,849 29 1 1,127
Methamphetamine - trafficking 2,718 7 3,228 9 17 642
Methamphetamine - production or importation/exportation 583 2 369 1 -38 871
Ecstasy - possession 284 1 231 1 -20 -57
Ecstasy - trafficking 129 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 118 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -10 -60
Ecstasy - production or importation/exportation 805 2 318 1 -61 629
Heroin - possession 2,282 6 2,342 6 1 342
Heroin - trafficking 866 2 708 2 -19 125
Heroin - production or importation/exportation 204 1 140 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -32 132
Opioids (not heroin) - possessionTable 3 Note 5 1,494 4 2,346 6 55 Note ...: not applicable
Opioids (not heroin) - traffickingTable 3 Note 5 933 3 1,355 4 43 Note ...: not applicable
Opioids (not heroin) - production or importation/exportationTable 3 Note 5 78 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded 65 Note 0svalue rounded to 0 (zero) where there is a meaningful distinction between true zero and the value that was rounded -18 Note ...: not applicable
Other drugs - possessionTable 3 Note 5 Table 3 Note 6 7,050 19 7,964 21 11 Note ...: not applicable
Other drugs - traffickingTable 3 Note 5 Table 3 Note 6 3,449 9 5,288 14 51 Note ...: not applicable
Other drugs - production or importation/exportation or otherTable 3 Note 5 Table 3 Note 6 2,318 6 2,629 7 12 Note ...: not applicable
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