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Trends in the use of remand in Canada, 2004/2005 to 2014/2015
This Juristat article explores trends in the use of remand in Canada over the decade, from 2004/2005 to 2014/2015, in order to better understand the recent evolution in the use of pre-trial custody across the country.
Impaired driving in Canada, 2015
This Juristat article presents an analysis of impaired driving in Canada using police-reported data. In addition, data from the Canadian Community Health Survey are used to provide self-reported information on alcohol-impaired driving, including driver characteristics and factors influencing impaired driving.
Homicide in Canada, 2015
This Juristat article explores prevalence and characteristics of homicide incidents, victims, and accused persons reported in 2015. A special analysis of the circumstances surrounding homicides of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal females committed by ‘casual acquaintances’ from 1980 to 2015 is also presented.
Prostitution offences in Canada: Statistical trends
This Juristat article examines trends in prostitution-related offences and highlights characteristics of persons accused of prostitution-related offences, location and time of these incidents, homicide characteristics involving sex trade workers as well as court case outcomes involving prostitution cases.
Emergency preparedness and resilience: Community-based fact sheets, 2014
This Juristat article focuses on provincial community-level fact sheets that present the risk awareness, emergency preparedness and previous experience with emergencies and disasters of Canadians. The information presented contributes to the understanding of how Canadians living in various communities prepare for and respond to emergencies or disasters.
Youth court statistics in Canada, 2014/2015
This Juristat article presents information on youth court cases completed in Canada in 2014/2015. It highlights key youth court indicators such as the number of completed charges and cases, case decisions, sentencing outcomes, and case processing times.
Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2015
This Juristat article explores trends in the volume and severity of police-reported crime at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels.
Trafficking in persons in Canada, 2014
This Juristat article uses data from the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey to examine the scope of police-reported human trafficking in Canada, including the frequency of trafficking incidents.
Victimization of Aboriginal people in Canada, 2014
This Juristat article uses both provincial and territorial data from the 2014 General Social Survey on Victimization to present information on Aboriginal victimization, with a particular focus on violent victimization.
Re-contact with the Saskatchewan justice system
This Juristat article presents results of a pilot study examining individuals’ contact with, and pathways through, the Saskatchewan criminal justice system, from policing through to corrections.
Young adult offenders in Canada, 2014
This Juristat examines the nature of crime committed by young adults, and how it compares to crime among youth and older adults
Criminal victimization in the territories, 2014
This Juristat presents the first results on victimization in the territories from the 2014 General Social Survey.
Canadians’ experiences with emergencies and disasters, 2014
Using data from the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience in Canada, this Juristat article investigates the experiences of Canadians aged 15 and over from across the 10 provinces with emergencies and disasters, as well as the socio-demographic characteristics of those affected.
Police resources in Canada, 2015
This Juristat article presents the most recent data on the number of police officers in Canada, as well as the demographic characteristics of police officers, including age, gender, and education.
Adult correctional statistics in Canada, 2014/2015
This Juristat article provides a statistical overview of adults admitted to and released from custody and community supervision in Canada in 2014/2015.
Youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2014/2015
This Juristat article presents an overview of youth correctional services in Canada for 2014/2015.
Youth crime in Canada, 2014
This Juristat article examines youth crime reported by police in 2014, and also charts trends in the court processing of youth from 2000 to 2014.
Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2014
This Juristat article profiles a general overview of family violence in Canada and features an in-depth analysis of self-reported incidents of spousal violence.