Table 5
Indigenous victims of homicide, by gender-related criterion and incident characteristic, Canada, 2011 to 2021


Table 5
Indigenous victims of homicide, by gender-related criterion and incident characteristic, Canada, 2011 to 2021
Table summary
This table displays the results of Indigenous victims of homicide. The information is grouped by Incident characteristic (appearing as row headers), Gender-based related of Indigenous women and girls and Non-gender-related homicides of Indigenous people, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Incident characteristic Gender-related homicides of Indigenous women and girlsTable 5 Note 1 Non-gender-related homicides of Indigenous people
number percent number percent
Victim gender
Female 233 100 190 15
Male Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable 1,100 85
Total 233 100 1,290 100
Indigenous identity of victim
First Nations 144 62 910 71
Métis 14 6 87 7
Inuit 32 14 65 5
Group identity unknown 43 18 228 18
Total 233 100 1,290 100
Incident location
Residential locationTable 5 Note 2 192 83 863 67
Open areaTable 5 Note 3 33 14 343 27
OtherTable 5 Note 4 6 3 74 6
Unknown 2 Note ...: not applicable 10 Note ...: not applicable
Total 233 100 1,290 100
Primary method to cause death
Shooting 36 16 277 22
Stabbing 58 26 561 45
Beating or blows 90 40 325 26
Strangulation, suffocation, drowning 26 12 29 2
OtherTable 5 Note 5 16 7 52 4
Unknown 7 Note ...: not applicable 46 Note ...: not applicable
Total 233 100 1,290 100
Motive
No apparent motive 20 9 121 11
Argument or quarrel 84 38 559 49
Financial gain or settling of accounts or debts 2 1 144 13
Jealousy or envy 40 18 55 5
Frustration, anger, despair 52 23 113 10
Revenge 2 1 71 6
Other motiveTable 5 Note 6 22 10 80 7
Unknown 11 Note ...: not applicable 147 Note ...: not applicable
Total 233 100 1,290 100
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