Table 7
Previous contact with police and Canadian criminal courts, Chinese and other populations, Canada, 2019


Table 7
Previous contact with police and Canadian criminal courts, Chinese and other populations, Canada, 2019
Table summary
This table displays the results of Previous contact with police or Canadian criminal courts. The information is grouped by Previous contact with police and Canadian criminal courts (appearing as row headers), Chinese population, Other racialized populations, Non-racialized population, percent and 95% confidence interval, calculated using from and to units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Previous contact with police and Canadian criminal courts Chinese populationTable 7 Note  Other racialized populationsTable 7 Note 1 Non-racialized populationTable 7 Note 2
percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval percent 95% confidence interval
from to from to from to
Type of contact with police
Contact with police in the past 12 monthsTable 7 Note 3 24.9 20.5 29.9 29.6 26.7 32.7 35.8Note * 34.6 37.0
Public information session 6.2 3.9 9.6 6.5 4.8 8.8 6.1 5.6 6.7
Work or volunteering 6.0 4.0 8.9 9.8Note * 8.0 12.0 12.8Note * 12.0 13.6
Traffic violation 6.6 4.6 9.4 10.0Note * 8.4 11.9 10.7Note * 10.0 11.6
As a victim of crime 4.5 2.5 7.9 3.5 2.5 4.9 4.4 3.9 4.9
As a witness to a crime 2.9 1.4 6.3 2.5 1.6 3.8 5.2 4.7 5.8
By being arrested Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.5 0.3 0.7
Due to problems with emotions, mental health, or alcohol or drug use Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.7 0.5 1.0
Due to a family member's problems with emotions, mental health, or alcohol or drug use Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published 1.6 0.9 2.8 2.7 2.3 3.2
Any other reason 6.3 3.8 10.4 5.1 3.8 6.9 7.0 6.4 7.7
No contact with police in the past 12 months 75.1 70.1 79.5 70.0 67.0 72.9 64.0Note * 62.9 65.2
Perception of overall experience with policeTable 7 Note 4
Positive 74.9Note E: Use with caution 61.0 85.0 87.5Note * 83.3 90.7 88.8Note * 87.3 90.1
Negative 25.1Note E: Use with caution 15.0 39.0 12.2Note * 9.0 16.3 10.7Note * 9.4 12.1
Ever had contact with Canadian criminal courts
Yes 7.2 5.1 10.1 11.5Note * 9.5 13.9 22.4Note * 21.4 23.3
No 92.6 89.7 94.8 87.4Note * 84.8 89.7 77.2Note * 76.2 78.2
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