Family violence in Canada: A statistical profile, 2018

Release date: December 12, 2019

This Juristat article examines family violence in Canada. It includes sections dedicated to police-reported data on intimate partner violence, family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors.

Gender-based violence and unwanted sexual behaviour in Canada, 2018: Initial findings from the Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces

Release date: December 5, 2019

This Juristat article provides an in-depth analysis on the experiences of inappropriate behaviours in public, online and at work, as well as information on experiences and characteristics of violent victimization.

Homicide in Canada, 2018

Release date: November 27, 2019

This Juristat article examines changes in homicides in Canada over time and examines the characteristics of homicides committed in 2018.

Police resources in Canada, 2018

Release date: October 3, 2019

This Juristat article reports on data from this redesigned survey by including trend analysis of key indicators such as police strength, as well as new information on civilians and special constables and their duties and functions.

Future contacts with the criminal justice system in Saskatchewan: A microsimulation study

Release date: September 19, 2019

This Juristat article provides information from several data sources to explore current conditions in Saskatchewan and the province’s criminal justice system. Projections, created through Statistics Canada’s Demosim microsimulation model, are presented to demonstrate how positive outcomes can be reached through possible education-related intervention.

The Canadian Police Performance Metrics Framework: Standardized indicators for police services in Canada

Release date: September 11, 2019

This Juristat article represents the results of a review of the literature on measuring police performance, an examination of how Canadian police services are currently using data in public performance reports, and the results of a consultation of Canadian police services on data availability and information needs.

Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2018

Release date: July 22, 2019

This annual Juristat article examines trends in the volume and seriousness of police-reported crime for both violent and non-violent offences at the national, provincial/territorial and census metropolitan area levels.

Police-reported violent crimes against young women and girls in Canada’s Provincial North and Territories, 2017

Release date: July 4, 2019

This Juristat article article examines police-reported violent crimes against young women and girls in Northern Canada. Rates are provided at the national and provincial levels, as well as for urban, rural and census metropolitan areas.

Prior contact with the criminal justice system among people who fatally overdosed on illicit drugs in Surrey and in British Columbia, 2011 to 2016

Release date: May 16, 2019

This Juristat article examines a cohort of individuals who died of an illicit drug overdose in the province of British Columbia, with a special focus on the City of Surrey, between 2011 and 2016, and explores the nature and extent of their contact with the criminal justice system as a person accused of a crime.

Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2017/2018

Release date: May 9, 2019

This Juristat article provides a statistical overview of adults and youth admitted to and released from custody and community supervision in Canada in 2017/2018. Average counts and the incarceration rates are presented. Admissions and the characteristics of adults and youth in the correctional system are also discussed.

Police-reported crime in rural and urban areas in the Canadian provinces, 2017

Release date: May 7, 2019

This Juristat article presents information on the nature and extent of crime in the rural areas of the Canadian provinces. This includes analysis of recent trends in crime rates and severity in rural and urban areas, both at the national and provincial levels.

Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2017

Release date: April 30, 2019

This Juristat article examines the number of hate crime incidents reported by police in 2017 as well as the characteristics of these incidents, the victims and the accused involved.

Canadian residential facilities for victims of abuse, 2017/2018

Release date: April 17, 2019

This Juristat presents information on residential facilities in Canada that are primarily mandated to serve victims of abuse, including women, men and accompanying children.

Cyber security and cybercrime challenges of Canadian businesses, 2017

Release date: March 28, 2019

This Juristat article provides new and current insights into the behaviour of Canadian businesses as they meet the cyber security challenges of a changing world. It presents information on how businesses are exposed to cyber security risks and threats, the impact cybercrime had on business operations in 2017, the reporting practices of businesses and the types of security measures businesses invest in to protect against cybercrime.

Police-reported violence among same-sex intimate partners in Canada, 2009 to 2017

Release date: March 20, 2019

This Juristat article examines characteristics of police-reported incidents of intimate partner violence among individuals in same-sex relationships. A pooled data set from 2009 through to 2017 is analyzed to examine incident, victim and accused characteristics of intimate partner violence involving same-sex partners.

Youth re-contact with the Nova Scotia justice system, 2012/2013 to 2014/2015

Release date: February 7, 2019

This Juristat article examines the experiences of youth who came into contact with Nova Scotia police in 2012/2013 over a two-year period. The pathways of youth through Nova Scotia's justice system are explored, along with the extent of re-contact with police including prevalence, frequency and time to re-contact.

Adult criminal and youth court statistics in Canada, 2016/2017

Release date: January 24, 2019

This Juristat article presents an overview of information from both adult criminal and youth courts in Canada in 2016/2017. It highlights key indicators such as the number of completed cases and charges, the types of offences, decisions, sentences, and the length of time it took to complete charges.

Female offenders in Canada, 2017

Release date: January 10, 2019

This Juristat article presents information on the nature and extent of crime committed by females in Canada.

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