Reminders

Safety 2009 Supplementary

Safety: 2009 Archive - Supplementary Information

People cannot enjoy life if they feel their safety and security are at risk. Rates and severity of violent crimes, hate crimes, and forcible confinement are other ways to measure safety.

 

10-1 Criminal Code Traffic Crime Rate

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                                1991     1992      1993     1994     1995     1996     1997     1998     1999     2000              

Waterloo Region  713       750         696       697        305       347       294        276      266       269                

Ontario                    599       614         609       599        542        503      445        434      306       308    

Canada                   806       774         690       643        593        549      519        468      387       366                

 

                                  2001             2002               2003               2004               2005               2006               2007

Waterloo Region    222               212                 187                 186                 195                 187                 194

Ontario                      314               294                 272                 262                 253                 245                 253

Canada                     388               375                 370                 377                 376                 368                 400

 

Source: Statistics Canada, Table 252-0013

 

10-2 Motor Vehicle Theft Rate

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                                1991      1992      1993       1994      1995      1996       1997       1998      1999       2000

Waterloo Region  279        287         319          340       480         382         465         486        625         465

Ontario                    360        385         456          510       522         528          498        443        435         412

Canada                   497        518         546          550      552          608          592        550        531        522

 

                                  2001              2002              2003               2004               2005               2006               2007

Waterloo Region    535               493                 418                 461                 350                 290                 239

Ontario                      415                382                382                 338                 318                 303                 271

Canada                     543                516                550                 531                 495                 487                 443

 

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

 

10-3 Property Crime Rate

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                                   1991     1992     1993      1994      1995      1996      1997      1998      1999       2000

Waterloo Region    5487     5757      5301     4294      4723      4650      4182      4322     4041       3616  

Ontario                      5640     5369      5197     4924      5013      4790      4269      3875     3576       3376  

Canada                    6160      5904      5575     5257      5292      5274      4880     4569     4276       4081  

 

                                    2001             2002             2003               2004               2005               2006               2007

Waterloo Region    3544             3699               3649               3577               3391             2850               2721

Ontario                      3268               3234             3202               2965               2814             2811               2635

Canada                     4004               3973             4121               3970               3737            3588               3320

 

Source: Statistics Canada, Table 252-0013

 
 

10-4 Operating Cost for Police Services

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                                      2005               2006

Waterloo Region    176.08            182.24

 

Source: MPMP Reports 2005, 2006

 

10-5 Emergency Medical Services Response Time

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                                    1996               2005               2006               2007

Waterloo Region    10.5                13.75              12.8                12.68

Ontario Median        10.5                11.2                11.1                11.2

 

Source:  OMBI Report 2007

*90% of calls at this time or better

 

10-6 Police per 100,000 population

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                                                                       2006               2007               2008

Waterloo Region                                         143                 145                 150

Ontario                                                           188                 192                 194

Canada                                                          192                 195                 191

 

Source for 2008 data: Statistics Canada.  Police Resources in Canada 2008, pages 16 , 17 and  29.

 

10-7 Percent Generally Satisfied with Personal Safety

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                                                                       2004

Waterloo Region                                         96

Ontario                                                           94

Canada                                                          94

           

Source: http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/85-566-XIE/85-566-XIE2005001.pdf and http://www.statcan.ca/english/freepub/85-565-XIE/85-565-XIE2005001.pdf

 

10-8 Crime Severity Index

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Waterloo Region                                          68.6

Ontario                                                           73.3

Canada                                                          94.6

 

Source: "Measuring Crime in Canada: Introducing the Crime Severity Index and Improvements to the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey" Tables 6 and 7.


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