Table 3
Police-reported sexual assault and other selected types of violent crime, by province or territory, region and incident clearance status, 2017 and 2022


Table 3
Police-reported sexual assault and other selected types of violent crime, by province or territory, region and incident clearance status, 2017 and 2022
Table summary
This table displays the results of Police-reported sexual assault and other selected types of violent crime. The information is grouped by Province or territory, region and incident clearance status (appearing as row headers), Sexual assault, Physical assault, Criminal harassment, Indecent or harassing communications, Total violent crime, 2017 and 2022, calculated using number and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Province or territory, region and incident clearance status Sexual assault Physical assault Criminal harassment Indecent or harassing communications Total violent crime
2017 2022 2017 2022 2017 2022 2017 2022 2017 2022
number percent number percent percent
Newfoundland and Labrador 307 100 517 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 194 63 345 67 34 56 60 75 75 93 44 64
Cleared by charge 102 33 127 25 50 36 21 19 2 3 40 29
Cleared otherwise 11 4 45 9 16 8 19 7 23 4 16 7
Prince Edward Island 64 100 175 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 34 53 119 68 25 45 48 84 80 91 37 65
Cleared by charge 21 33 44 25 55 43 27 9 3 3 44 26
Cleared otherwise 9 14 12 7 19 12 26 7 17 6 19 9
Nova Scotia 706 100 915 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 425 60 653 71 21 41 40 72 75 88 36 55
Cleared by charge 218 31 205 22 55 45 30 18 2 2 42 33
Cleared otherwise 63 9 57 6 24 14 30 10 23 10 22 12
New Brunswick 390 100 715 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 180 46 437 61 42 59 54 84 82 94 47 67
Cleared by charge 152 39 232 32 43 32 30 12 5 4 39 26
Cleared otherwise 58 15 46 6 15 9 16 4 12 3 15 7
Quebec 4,541 100 7,335 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 1,833 40 4,319 59 18 29 17 25 47 45 22 35
Cleared by charge 1,333 29 2,349 32 41 54 51 63 27 43 43 50
Cleared otherwise 1,375 30 667 9 41 16 32 12 26 12 35 15
Ontario 8,299 100 11,531 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 3,873 47 6,236 54 25 34 26 43 61 70 31 42
Cleared by charge 2,752 33 3,690 32 56 52 36 34 8 9 48 43
Cleared otherwise 1,674 20 1,605 14 19 14 38 24 32 21 21 14
Manitoba 1,294 100 1,772 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 619 48 1,030 58 20 32 27 47 43 72 26 39
Cleared by charge 446 34 462 26 55 43 28 22 1 1 49 38
Cleared otherwise 229 18 280 16 26 25 45 31 56 26 25 23
Saskatchewan 1,081 100 1,449 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 573 53 904 62 26 41 38 73 59 85 31 49
Cleared by charge 374 35 444 31 53 46 22 14 2 2 47 39
Cleared otherwise 134 12 101 7 21 13 40 13 39 13 22 13
Alberta 2,917 100 3,979 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 1,658 57 2,547 64 29 40 33 58 56 79 35 50
Cleared by charge 975 33 1,108 28 50 42 38 29 4 4 45 35
Cleared otherwise 284 10 324 8 21 18 29 13 40 17 20 16
British Columbia 2,558 100 4,316 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 1,238 48 2,741 64 31 50 46 61 87 91 44 62
Cleared by charge 1,141 45 1,322 31 48 33 34 25 2 1 39 24
Cleared otherwise 179 7 253 6 20 17 21 14 12 8 18 14
Yukon 65 100 132 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 23 35 80 61 20 46 27 73 30 83 24 54
Cleared by charge 29 45 34 26 35 23 12 12 0 1 31 20
Cleared otherwise 13 20 18 14 44 32 61 15 70 17 44 26
Northwest Territories 180 100 226 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 62 34 135 60 20 58 22 88 39 85 22 61
Cleared by charge 83 46 68 30 36 24 10 6 0 1 34 22
Cleared otherwise 35 19 23 10 44 18 67 6 61 14 44 18
Nunavut 141 100 231 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 16 11 106 46 11 31 10 74 23 80 12 37
Cleared by charge 95 67 105 45 49 41 24 7 4 0 47 37
Cleared otherwise 30 21 20 9 40 28 66 19 74 20 42 27
Canada 22,543 100 33,293 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 10,728 48 19,652 59 25 38 28 46 69 82 32 47
Cleared by charge 7,721 34 10,190 31 50 46 39 37 5 5 44 38
Cleared otherwise 4,094 18 3,451 10 25 16 33 17 26 13 24 15
Region
North–South locationTable 3 Note 1
Urban SouthTable 3 Note 2 17,255 100 24,639 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 9,227 53 15,342 62 29 40 30 43 75 83 36 49
Cleared by charge 5,182 30 6,986 28 50 46 40 40 5 5 44 38
Cleared otherwise 2,846 16 2,311 9 22 14 30 16 20 13 20 13
Rural SouthTable 3 Note 2 2,634 100 4,517 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 658 25 2,216 49 13 32 23 55 58 84 19 45
Cleared by charge 1,230 47 1,668 37 52 48 37 31 4 4 46 38
Cleared otherwise 746 28 633 14 35 20 40 14 37 12 35 17
NorthTable 3 Note 3 2,654 100 4,137 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 843 32 2,094 51 17 34 19 46 52 79 21 40
Cleared by charge 1,309 49 1,536 37 51 44 34 30 4 4 47 39
Cleared otherwise 502 19 507 12 31 22 47 24 45 17 32 21
Census metropolitan areaTable 3 Note 4
Census metropolitan areas 15,122 100 20,878 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 8,620 57 13,230 63 31 40 31 41 77 81 38 48
Cleared by charge 4,340 29 5,837 28 50 47 40 43 5 5 44 39
Cleared otherwise 2,162 14 1,811 9 19 13 28 16 19 14 18 12
Non-census metropolitan areas 7,421 100 12,415 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100
Not cleared 2,108 28 6,422 52 16 35 22 52 60 84 21 45
Cleared by charge 3,381 46 4,353 35 51 44 37 30 4 4 46 37
Cleared otherwise 1,932 26 1,640 13 33 21 41 18 35 13 33 18
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