Victims of police-reported violent crime, by relationship of the accused to the victim, Canada, 2014

Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada. Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile, 2014. -accessed July 26, 2017.

In 2014, there were over 85,000 police reported violent crimes where the victims were assaulted by a family member – either a spouse, a parent, a child, a sibling or another immediate or extended family member.

35% of the victims were assaulted by a current spouse, 13% by an ex-spouse, and 18% by a parent.