Victims of police-reported violent crime, by sex of 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.

68% of victims were women (57,835) and 32% were men (27,567).

Over one quarter (26%) of all victims of police-reported violent crime were for family violence.

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