Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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Incidence of police-reported family violence against children aged 0-17 years, by sex, Canada, 2016
020406080100120140160180200220240260280FemalesMalesSexRate per 100,000 childrenFemales: 280.0 per 100 000 childrenMales: 188.0 per 100 000 childrenTotal population: 233.0 per 100 000 childrenLegend
Incidence of police-reported family violence against children aged 0-17 years, by sex, Canada, 2016
SexRate per 100,000 children95% CI
Total population233.0- - -
Females280.0- - -
Males188.0- - -

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey 2016

Measure Description

DefinitionIncidence of police-reported family violence against children aged 0-17 years, per 100 000 children, in a given year
Data SourceUCR (2016)
Data AvailableSex-child, Age group-child, Province/territory, Census Metropolitan Area
Estimate CalculationNumerator: Number of police-reported family violence against children aged 0-17 years; Denominator: Total population, children aged 0-17 years


Suggested Citation

Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework (CMSIF) Data Tool, 2020 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020.

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