Table 1
Victims of police-reported violent crimes, by type of crime, 2009

Table 1
Victims of police-reported violent crimes, by type of crime, 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Victims of police-reported violent crimes. The information is grouped by Type of violent crime appearing as row headers and is grouped by Female victim, Male victim, % female victims appearing as column headers, calculated using number and percentage as a unit of measure.
Type of violent crime Female victim Male victim % female victims
number percentage number percentage
Homicide 158 0.1 442 0.2 26.3
Attempted murder 182 0.1 556 0.3 24.7
Other violations causing death 32 0.0 61 0.0 34.4
Sexual assaults - all levels 17,719 8.8 2,587 1.3 87.3
Other sexual violations1 2,727 1.4 682 0.3 80.0
Assault - level 3 - aggravated 848 0.4 2,612 1.3 24.5
Assault - level 2 - weapon or bodily harm 17,846 8.9 34,018 17.2 34.4
Assault - level 1 - common assault 93,279 46.3 82,136 41.6 53.2
Other assaults2 2,410 1.2 9,518 4.8 20.2
Forcible confinement, kidnapping or abduction3 3,832 1.9 1,187 0.6 76.3
Robbery 8,651 4.3 20,298 10.3 29.9
Extortion 442 0.2 682 0.3 39.3
Criminal harassment 14,350 7.1 4,617 2.3 75.7
Threatening or harassing phone calls 11,161 5.5 5,310 2.7 67.8
Uttering threats 26,850 13.3 30,973 15.7 46.4
Other violent Criminal Code violations4 1,127 0.6 1,675 0.8 40.2
Total 201,614 100.0 197,354 100.0 50.5
1. Other sexual violations primarily include sexual offences against children as well as other sexual offences involving adults.
2. Includes assaults against peace officers, unlawfully causing bodily harm, criminal negligence causing bodily harm, and other assaults.
3. Includes forcible confinement, kidnapping; abduction under 14, not parent/guardian; abduction under 16; removal of children from Canada; abduction under 14 contravening a custody order; abduction under 14, by parent/guardian.
4. Excludes other sexual violations involving adults and includes firearm violations.
Notes: One incident may involve multiple violations. Counts are based upon the most serious violation against the victim. Incidents where the sex of the victim is unknown were excluded.
Sources: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Uniform Crime Reporting Incident-Based Survey, 2009.
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