Number of Homicide Victims, 2015
Notes: Homicide includes Criminal Code offences of murder, manslaughter and infanticide.
There are some homicides that are included in a given year’s total that occurred in previous years. Homicides are counted according to the year in which police submit the Homicide Survey to Statistics Canada.
Indigenous identity includes those identified by police as First Nations persons (either status or non-status), Métis, Inuit, or an Indigenous identity where the Indigenous group was not known to police.
Source: Statistics Canada, Homicide Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics