Child and adult violent assault victims in Canada in 2016, by offence

Number of child and adult victims of violent assaults in Canada in 2016, by type of offence

Child and adult violent assault victims in Canada in 2016, by offence This statistic shows the total number of adult and child victims of violent assault in Canada in 2016, distinguished by type of offence. In 2016, there were 217,178 victims of violent assault in Canada. 20,630 children and youth victims aged 17 years or younger, experienced a common assault (including pushing, slapping, punching and face-to-face verbal threats).
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Number of child and adult victims of violent assaults in Canada in 2016, by type of offence

Type of offenceChildren and youth (0 to 17 years)Adult (18 years and older)
Assault (level 3) - aggravated 2623,091
Assault (level 2) - weapon or causing bodily harm 5,89542,273
Assault (level 1) 20,630133,845
Unlawfully causing bodily harm 31298
Criminal negligence causing bodily harm78137
Violations involving firearms2441,099
Other assaults 909,205
Type of offenceChildren and youth (0 to 17 years)Adult (18 years and older)
Assault (level 3) - aggravated 2623,091
Assault (level 2) - weapon or causing bodily harm 5,89542,273
Assault (level 1) 20,630133,845
Unlawfully causing bodily harm 31298
Criminal negligence causing bodily harm78137
Violations involving firearms2441,099
Other assaults 909,205
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This statistic shows the total number of adult and child victims of violent assault in Canada in 2016, distinguished by type of offence. In 2016, there were 217,178 victims of violent assault in Canada. 20,630 children and youth victims aged 17 years or younger, experienced a common assault (including pushing, slapping, punching and face-to-face verbal threats).
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