Distribution of offender motives in female homicides Canada 1980-2012

Distribution of motives of offenders in female homicides in Canada between 1980 and 2012, by Aboriginal identity

by Statista Research Department, last edited May 27, 2014
Distribution of offender motives in female homicides Canada 1980-2012 This statistic shows the distribution of offender motives in female homicides in Canada between 1980 and 2012, by Aboriginal identity. Forty percent of people who murdered an Aboriginal woman in Canada did so because of an argument or quarrel.
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Distribution of motives of offenders in female homicides in Canada between 1980 and 2012, by Aboriginal identity

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AboriginalNon-Aboriginal
Argument or quarrel40%23%
Frustration, anger or despair20%30%
Jealousy12%13%
Sexual violence10%6%
Financial gain, settling accounts6%8%
No apparent motive7%10%
Other5%10%
AboriginalNon-Aboriginal
Argument or quarrel40%23%
Frustration, anger or despair20%30%
Jealousy12%13%
Sexual violence10%6%
Financial gain, settling accounts6%8%
No apparent motive7%10%
Other5%10%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited May 27, 2014
This statistic shows the distribution of offender motives in female homicides in Canada between 1980 and 2012, by Aboriginal identity. Forty percent of people who murdered an Aboriginal woman in Canada did so because of an argument or quarrel.
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