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Safety 2010

Safety: 2010 Archive

People cannot enjoy life if they feel their safety and security are at risk. Homicides, crime rates, and robberies are ways to measure safety.

10-1Homicide Rates are an indicator of the acts or omissions of one human being which ends the life of another.

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2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

1.89

1.39

0.65

0.21

1.26

1.44

0.41

1.41

0.78

0.8

Ontario

1.72

1.43

1.47

1.45

1.51

1.74

1.54

1.57

1.36

 

Canada 

1.77

1.78

1.86

1.73

1.95

2.05

1.86

1.8

1.83

 

Source: "Homicide in Canada", Statistics Canada

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10-2 The Motor Vehicle Theft Rate is an indication of the number of vehicles stolen in our community. 

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1991

1992

1993

1994

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

Waterloo Region

279

287

319

340

480

382

465

486

625

Ontario 

360

385

456

510

522

528

498

443

435

Canada 

497

518

546

550

552

608

592

550

531

 

 

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Waterloo Region

465

535

493

418

461

350

290

239

221

Ontario 

412

415

382

382

338

318

303

271

238

Canada 

522

543

516

550

531

495

487

443

376

 Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics, CANSIM Table 252-0013

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10-3 Police Reported Hate Crimes is a measurement of when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his/her perceived membership in a certain group.

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2006

2007

2008

Waterloo Region

3.3

2.7

6.1

Ontario

4.1

3.6

4.9

Canada

3.1

2.7

3.5

 

Source:  Police-Reported Hate Crime in Canada 2007, 2008, Juristat, Statistics Canada, 2009, 2010

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10-4 Police Reported Robbery provides a measurement for the number of times someone has taken the property of another with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property by means of force or fear.

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2008

Waterloo Region

47

Ontario

92

Canada

97

 Source: Statistics Canada, http://www.statcan.gc.ca/daily-quotidien/100325/t100325b2-eng.htm

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