Crime Statistics

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Offence Rates

National Actual Incidents: [1]
  • 2017: 2,204,812
  • 2016: 2,161,927
  • 2015: 2,118,681
  • 2014: 2,052,925
  • 2013: 2,098,776
  • 2012: 2,244,458
  • 2011: 2,275,917
  • 2010: 2,379,130
  • 2009: 2,448,654
  • 2008: 2,485,043
  • 2007: 2,534,730
  • 2006: 2,606,887
  • 2005: 2,608,741
  • 2004: 2,680,221
  • 2003: 2,699,428
  • 2002: 2,606,967
  • 2001: 2,602,571
  • 2000: 2,570,663
  • 1999: 2,576,445
  • 1998: 2,688,540

National Rate per 100k: [2]

  • 2017: 6,006.34
  • 2016: 5,961.53
  • 2015: 5,912.73
  • 2014: 5,777.13
  • 2013: 5,970.51
  • 2012: 6,458.77
  • 2011: 6,627.06
  • 2010: 6,996.36
  • 2009: 7,281.47
  • 2008: 7,474.76
  • 2007: 7,707.17
  • 2006: 8,003.83
  • 2005: 8,090.32
  • 2004: 8,391.25
  • 2003: 8,531.78
  • 2002: 8,314.71
  • 2001: 8,390.24
  • 2000: 8,376.49
  • 1999: 8,474.07
  • 1998: 8,915.12


2017 statistics by province and territory

Crime Rates (per 100,000 residents) by Canadian Provinces & Territories [3]
Province/Territory Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Total of all violations 6,006.34 6,009.83 4,620.41 5,694.39 5,780.12 4,268.88 4,199.00 9,708.18 12,784.93 9,198.17 8,262.79 22,865.91 44,523.81 36,485.42
Violent Criminal Code violations (total) 1098.4 1,312.74 891.98 1,251.43 1,264.39 1,037.22 841.17 1,977.49 2,043.00 1,286.85 1,104.36 3,840.45 8,324.35 8,229.81
Homicide 0.76 0 2.2 1.32 1.11 1.38
Attempted murder
Sexual assault (not including against children)
Sexual violations against children
Assault (not including against a peace officer)
Assaults against a peace officer
Discharge firearm with intent
Robbery
Forcible confinement or kidnapping
Extortion
Criminal harassment -->
Uttering threats
Indecent/Harassing communications
Other violent violations
Property crime violations (total)
Breaking and entering
Theft of motor vehicle
Theft over $5000 (non-motor vehicle)
Theft under $5000 (non-motor vehicle)
Fraud
Identity theft and identity fraud
Mischief
Other property crime violations
Other Criminal Code violations (total)
Child pornography (including making and distributing)
Disturb the peace
Administration of justice violations
Other Criminal Code violations (all other violations)
Criminal Code traffic violations (total)
Impaired driving
Other Criminal Code traffic violations
Federal Statute violations (total)
Drug violations (total)

2016 statistics by province and territory

Crime Rates (per 100,000 residents) by Canadian Provinces & Territories [4]
Province/Territory Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Total of all violations 5904.54 6478.06 4949.24 5540.17 5291.89 4067.02 4031.72 9446.88 13305.3 8801.19 8674.51 24319.85 43457.24 35790.95
Violent Criminal Code violations (total) 1051.62 1327.42 785.74 1153.45 1176.56 950.41 789.81 1938.05 2027.58 1243.53 1139.34 4147.55 7836.92 8152.2
Homicide 1.68 1.32 0 1.37 1.45 0.8 1.47 3.19 4.69 2.73 1.83 10.67 6.75 2.7
Attempted murder 2.14 1.32 0 2.74 0.92 2.29 1.86 3.26 5.74 1.25 2.4 2.67 0 24.27
Sexual assault (not including against children) 57.91 58.85 47.09 65.93 48.63 49.19 53.39 108.57 103.94 63.45 50.17 200.05 310.33 418
Sexual violations against children 19.06 23.39 22.2 22.12 22.99 23.11 13.92 36.34 32.42 17.61 15.59 58.68 85.45 277.76
Assault (not including against a peace officer) 574.05 693.61 399.6 561.56 623.16 483.88 421.06 1210.5 1289.38 721.63 589.2 2627.23 5313.81 5361.1
Assaults against a peace officer 27.47 25.47 6.73 34.54 30.79 30.42 18.69 62.13 49.89 30.9 26.05 85.35 139.42 204.95
Discharge firearm with intent 2.98 3.58 0.67 1.37 1.98 1.27 3.4 5.23 6.87 4.56 1.85 0 15.74 35.06
Robbery 60.05 42.07 12.11 28.44 29.86 44.45 59.01 156.21 85.87 71.41 62.17 58.68 69.71 26.97
Forcible confinement or kidnapping 10.43 6.98 2.69 10.64 4.89 16.69 7.16 10.92 13.3 12.51 7.01 21.34 47.22 59.33
Extortion 8.28 7.36 2.69 6.64 4.23 13.7 5.7 3.34 5.21 6.47 11.32 5.33 13.49 5.39
Criminal harassment 51.88 67.53 52.47 45.81 69.37 61.9 54.98 16.77 48.58 46.04 34.87 117.36 175.4 188.77
Uttering threats 166.59 329.73 151.36 242.65 257.01 180.2 104.06 246.26 266.72 179.38 200.31 701.48 1216.58 1092.17
Indecent/Harassing communications 41.96 45.08 78.04 102.79 59.33 8.56 21.81 44.38 68.31 58.29 115.1 181.37 353.05 374.84
Other violent violations 27.14 21.13 10.09 26.85 21.95 33.95 23.3 30.95 46.66 27.3 21.47 77.34 89.97 80.89
Province/Territory Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Property crime violations (total) 3206.84 3375.41 2916.94 2843.18 2696.16 1854.28 2286.89 5093.28 6553.36 5205.65 5001.44 9225.97 20661.58 15171.78
Breaking and entering 438.51 509.69 255.64 307.21 429.98 371.75 285.55 727.7 886.9 658.12 628.02 672.14 1014.19 1766.36
Theft of motor vehicle 216.91 92.81 59.87 96.05 124.34 143.24 123.17 313.1 492.16 536.13 294.76 469.43 526.21 323.61
Theft over $5000 (non-motor vehicle) 42.48 43.76 22.87 24.75 30.13 35.55 32.46 34.82 54.93 76.3 58.82 72.02 40.48 29.66
Theft under $5000 (non-motor vehicle) 1365.91 1004.1 1276.83 1221.06 1057.64 705.84 1108.64 1437.72 1882.97 2112.83 2578.37 2440.52 1931.68 725.42
Fraud 299.05 269.37 390.85 296.68 235.6 181.01 292.48 268.79 564.04 428.2 364.13 472.1 301.33 210.34
Identity theft and identity fraud 46.92 11.51 21.53 15.8 24.45 58.42 34.78 26.94 51.71 63.27 67.66 13.34 11.25 5.4
Mischief 717.44 1407.58 836.2 771.35 718.44 314.94 372.62 2157.98 2402.59 1112.89 913.18 4979.73 16697.02 11970.77
Other property crime violations 79.62 36.59 53.15 110.28 75.58 43.53 37.19 126.23 218.06 217.91 96.5 106.69 139.42 140.22
Other Criminal Code violations (total) 965.39 1221.59 619.58 882.25 823.62 442.21 531.65 1775.32 3164.78 1610.56 1597.37 9169.96 12089.32 11088.94
Child pornography (including making and distributing) 17.21 16.41 16.14 21.49 14.27 9.7 10.63 16.31 14.78 8.63 58 18.67 20.24 8.09
Disturb the peace 268.84 438.38 264.38 158.4 189.88 6.41 39.65 671.71 551.44 437.16 901.29 6244 8632.98 8146.81
Administration of justice violations 560.17 617.4 232.76 553.13 457.07 362.98 407.83 903.86 2294.91 980.56 432.32 2544.54 2797.45 2491.77
Other Criminal Code violations (all other violations) 119.17 149.4 106.3 149.23 162.4 63.12 73.54 183.44 303.65 184.21 205.76 362.75 638.65} 442.27
Criminal Code traffic violations (total) 341.53 325.2 397.58 326.07 300.09 480.02 201.4 324.7 811.12 407.11 330.18 1165.58 1738.29 790.14
Impaired driving 194.31 259.56 328.29 263.4 221.46 180.46 105.59 257.26 554.22 286.65 240.99 976.21 1490.93 644.52
Other Criminal Code traffic violations 147.22 65.64 69.29 62.67 78.63 299.56 95.81 67.44 256.9 120.46 89.19 189.37 247.36 145.62
Province/Territory Canada NL PE NS NB QC ON MB SK AB BC YT NT NU
Federal Statute violations (total) 339.16 228.44 229.4 335.23 295.46 340.1 221.97 315.52 748.46 334.34 606.17 610.8 1131.13 587.89
Drug violations (total) 262.96 185.24 187.69 287.62 221.6 293.93 179.63 206.35 300.36 275.63 452.63 450.76 859.03 544.74


2015 statistics by province and territory

2014 statistics by province and territory

2013 statistics by province and territory

Correctional Services

Average Daily Number of Persons in federal custody (serving 2 years or more sentences):

  • 2016/2017: 39,873