Senior victims (65 years and older) of family
violence, by sex and type of weapon, Canada 2008
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|Type of weapon||Total||Sex of victim|
|Club or blunt instrument||77||4||42||3||35||4|
|Knife or other piercing instrument||116||6||66||5||50||6|
|Other weapon 1||135||6||64||5||71||9|
Includes, for example, explosives, fire, motor vehicle or poison.
Percentages may not add up due to rounding. Excludes incidents where the sex and/or age of the victim was unknown. In 2008, data from the Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey covered 98% of the population of Canada.
Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Incident-based Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.
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