Adult and youth correctional statistics in Canada, 2018/2019

Release date: December 21, 2020

This Juristat article provides an overview of adult and youth correctional services in Canada in 2018/2019. The use of correctional services is described using three measures: average counts, admissions and, for youth, initial entries.

Police resources in Canada, 2019

Release date: December 8, 2020

This Juristat article provides findings from the 2019 data reported by Canada’s municipal, First Nations, provincial and federal police services to the Police Administration Survey.

Gender-based violence: Sexual and physical assault in Canada’s territories, 2018

Release date: December 2, 2020

This Juristat article presents results pertaining to sexual and physical assault, as well as attitudes toward and beliefs about gender-based violence.

Public perceptions of the police in Canada’s provinces, 2019

Release date: November 25, 2020

This Juristat article examines confidence in police and perceptions of police performance among Canadians living in the provinces as well as within the largest cities in Canada.

Crime reported by police serving areas where the majority of the population is Indigenous, 2018

Release date: November 18, 2020

This Juristat article examines the nature of crime reported in 2018 by police services that were identified in this study as serving populations where over half the residents were Indigenous.

Police-reported crime statistics in Canada, 2019

Release date: October 29, 2020

This annual Juristat article presents findings from the 2019 Uniform Crime Reporting Survey and the 2019 Homicide Survey. It 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.

Experiences of unwanted sexualized and discriminatory behaviours and sexual assault among students at Canadian military colleges, 2019

Release date: October 8, 2020

This Juristat article presents findings on the prevalence, characteristics and impacts of unwanted sexualized behaviours, sexual assault, discriminatory behaviours and feelings of safety among Canada’s military college student population in 2019.

Students’ experiences of unwanted sexualized behaviours and sexual assault at postsecondary schools in the Canadian provinces, 2019

Release date: September 14, 2020

This Juristat article presents findings on the prevalence, characteristics and impacts of unwanted sexual behaviours, sexual assault and feelings of safety among students aged 18 to 24 at postsecondary institutions in the Canadian provinces.

Experiences of violent victimization and unwanted sexual behaviours among gay, lesbian, bisexual and other sexual minority people, and the transgender population, in Canada, 2018

Release date: September 9, 2020

This Juristat presents information on the experiences of sexual minority and transgender people in Canada, aged 15 and older, with violent victimization and inappropriate sexual behaviours in public, online and at work.

Gender-based violence: Unwanted sexual behaviours in Canada’s territories, 2018

Release date: August 26, 2020

This Juristat article provides an in-depth analysis on the experiences of unwanted sexual behaviours in public spaces, online and at work in Canada's territories.

Shelters for victims of abuse with ties to Indigenous communities or organizations in Canada, 2017/2018

Release date: July 22, 2020

This Juristat article examines the characteristics of Indigenous shelters in Canada, including the number of annual admissions and the types of services offered, and provides additional breakdowns based on the characteristics of the individuals who are accessing these shelters for reasons of abuse.

Socioeconomic circumstances of youth who participated in restorative justice in Nova Scotia, 2009/2010

Release date: July 2, 2020

This Juristat examines the characteristics and socioeconomic circumstances of young offenders who participated in the Nova Scotia Restorative Justice Program in 2009/2010.

Trafficking in persons in Canada, 2018

Release date: June 23, 2020

This Juristat article profiles human trafficking incidents that came to the attention of Canadian police between 2009 and 2018.

Safe Cities profile series: Key indicators by census metropolitan area

Release date: May 15, 2020

The Safe Cities profile series provides community safety statistics for each of Canada's census metropolitan areas alongside contextual information. Key indicators include community safety, sense of belonging, self-reported experiences of victimization and police-reported crime.

Measuring efficiency in the Canadian adult criminal court system: Criminal court workload and case processing indicators

Release date: March 5, 2020

This Juristat article examines the number of initiated and completed cases, the inventory and age of open cases, completion rates, case processing times, court workload, and backlog. Special emphasis is placed on time-based indicators in relation to the presumptive ceiling established in the R. v. Jordan decision.

Police-reported hate crime in Canada, 2018

Release date: February 26, 2020

This Juristat article examines the number of hate crime incidents reported by police in 2018 as well as the characteristics of these incidents, the victims and the accused involved.

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