Criminal Justice Statistics cumulative to 2011 Beyond 20/20 tables, Statistics Canada

Summary: This reference tool contains some 110 electronic data tables illustrating current and historical data from a number of Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, Statistics Canada surveys. The database provides data on crime, police administration, adult and youth court activity, the correctional population and transition homes, as well as various issues such as criminal victimization and family violence.


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Adult Criminal Court Survey Back to top

Abstract: The objective of this survey is to develop and maintain a national adult criminal court database of statistical information on appearances, charges, and cases in adult criminal courts.

Terminated tables

Correctional Services Survey Back to top

Abstract: The purpose of this survey is to provide important indicators as to the nature and case characteristics of correctional services and are of use to justice agencies, the media and the public.

Homicide Survey Back to top

Abstract: This survey collects detailed data on homicide in Canada. The survey has collected police-reported data on the characteristics of all murder incidents, victims and accused persons since 1961 and all homicides (including murder, manslaughter and infanticide) since 1974.

Table 01. Numbers and rate of homicide victims, by province/territory, 1961 to 2010
Table 02. Homicides, by gender, Canada, 1974-2010
Table 03. Victims of spousal homicide by region, 1997-2010
Table 04. Homicide incidents, by clearance status, Canada, 1999-2010
Table 05. Homicides against prostitutes as a result of their profession, by region, 1991-2010
Table 06. Gang-related homicides, by region, 1999-2010
Table 07. Homicides against police officers as a result of their profession, by region, 1961-2010
Table 08. Primary methods used to commit homicide, by region, 2010
Table 09. Primary methods used to commit homicide, by gender, Canada, 1997-2010
Table 10. Homicides involving firearms, by type of firearm, by region, 2010
Table 11. Homicides against police officers as a result of their profession, by type of circumstance, Canada, 1961-2010
Table 12. Homicides against police officers as a result of their profession, by type of police service, Canada, 1961-2010
Table 13. Solved homicides by accused-victim relationship, by sex, Canada, 1999-2010
Table 14. Solved homicides by accused-victim relationship, by province/territory, 2010
Table 15. Solved homicides by accused-victim relationship, Canada, 1997-2010
Table 16. Incidents of gang-related homicide, by region, 1991-2010
Table 17. Homicide victims and accused, by selected age groups and gender, Canada, 2010
Table 18. Victims of gang-related homicides1, by CMA, 1991-2010
Table 19. Youth accused of homicide, by selected age group, 1974-2010
Table 20. Homicides against children (0 years to 17), by region, 2000 to 2010
Table 21. Firearm-related homicides, by region, 1997-2010
Table 22. Solved homicides against females, by type of intimate relationship, by region, 2010
Table 23. Solved homicides against males, by type of intimate relationship, by region, 2010
Table 24. Firearm-related homicide, by selected CMAs, 1997-2010
Table 25. Homicides against taxi drivers as a result of their profession, by region, 1997-2010
Table 26. Victims of homicides, by CMA, 1991-2010

Legal Aid Survey Back to top

Abstract: The survey provides the justice community, academics and the public with information on revenues, expenditures, personnel, and caseload statistics associated with the delivery and administration of legal aid in Canada.

Police Administration Survey Back to top

Abstract: The objective of this survey is to collect baseline information on police personnel and expenditures to enable detection of historical trends as well as permit comparisons at the provincial/territorial and municipal levels.

Uniform Crime Reporting Survey Back to top

Abstract: The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was designed to measure the incidence of crime in Canadian society and its characteristics. The information is used by federal and provincial policy makers as well as public and private researchers.

Detailed tables

Transition Home Survey Back to top

Abstract: The objective of the Transition Home Survey (THS) is to collect data on residential services for abused women and their children during the previous 12 months, as well as to provide a one-day snapshot of the clientele being served on a specific date. The THS is a census of all residential agencies providing services to battered women and their children across Canada.

Terminated tables

Victim services survey Back to top

Abstract: The objective of this survey is to collect information on victim service agencies that provided services directly to primary or secondary victims of crime during the 12-month reference period, as well as to provide a one-day snapshot of clientele being served on a specific date. Information on activities by criminal injuries compensation/financial benefit programs during the 12-month reference period is also collected.

Youth Court Survey Back to top

Abstract: The objective of the Youth Court Survey (YCS) is to produce a national database of statistical information on charges, cases and persons involving accused who are aged 12 to 17 years (up to the 18th birthday) at the time of the offence.

Youth Custody and Community Services Back to top

Abstract: The purpose of this survey is to provide important indicators as to the nature and case characteristics of youth in correctional services and are of use to justice agencies, the media and the public.


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