Number of homicides in Canada in 2017, by accused-victim relationship

Number of homicides in Canada in 2017, by accused-victim relationship

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Number of homicides in Canada in 2017, by accused-victim relationship This statistic shows the total number of homicides reported in Canada in 2017, distinguished by accused-victim relationship. In 2017, there were 77 people in Canada murdered by strangers.
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Number of homicides in Canada in 2017, by accused-victim relationship

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Number of victims
Casual acquaintance 81
Stranger 77
Criminal relationship*** 59
Son or daughter 34
Close friend 32
Other intimate relationship** 25
Other family relationship* 25
Neighbour 24
Husband (common-law) 17
Husband (legal) 15
Father 14
Husband (legal, separated or divorced) 8
Mother 7
Sibling 6
Business relationship 5
Wife (common-law) 4
Husband (separated common-law) 4
Accused-victim relationship unknown 2
Reverse authority figure 1
Wife (separated common-law) 1
Wife (legal) 1
Same-sex spouse (current or former) 1
Authority figure 0
Wife (legal, separated or divorced) 0
Number of victims
Casual acquaintance 81
Stranger 77
Criminal relationship*** 59
Son or daughter 34
Close friend 32
Other intimate relationship** 25
Other family relationship* 25
Neighbour 24
Husband (common-law) 17
Husband (legal) 15
Father 14
Husband (legal, separated or divorced) 8
Mother 7
Sibling 6
Business relationship 5
Wife (common-law) 4
Husband (separated common-law) 4
Accused-victim relationship unknown 2
Reverse authority figure 1
Wife (separated common-law) 1
Wife (legal) 1
Same-sex spouse (current or former) 1
Authority figure 0
Wife (legal, separated or divorced) 0
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the total number of homicides reported in Canada in 2017, distinguished by accused-victim relationship. In 2017, there were 77 people in Canada murdered by strangers.
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