Exploring the Link between Crime and Socio-Economic Status in Ottawa and Saskatoon: A Small-Area Geographical Analysis

Table 4.5 - Study # 2 – Saskatoon Neighbourhoods
Criminal Incidents – Saskatoon CMA, 2003
  Actual Incidents   Overall Proportion
Total - Criminal Code and Federal Statute Incidents (Exc. Traffic) 37596   100%
Total Crimes of Violence 4146 100.0% 11%
Homicide 8 0.2%  
Attempted Murder 9 0.2%  
Assault 3065 73.9%  
Sexual Assault 286 6.9%  
Other Sexual Offences 34 0.8%  
Abduction 5 0.1%  
Robbery 739 17.8%  
Total Property Crimes 19250 100.0% 51%
Breaking And Entering 5028 26.1%  
Theft - Motor Vehicle 1795 9.3%  
Theft Over 91 0.5%  
Theft Under 10311 53.6%  
Have Stolen Goods 779 4.0%  
Frauds 1246 6.5%  
Total - Other Criminal Code 13209 100.0% 35%
Prostitution 101 0.8%  
Gaming And Betting 1 0.0%  
Offensive Weapons 250 1.9%  
Arson 164 1.2%  
Counterfeiting currency 317 2.4%  
Indecent Acts 49 0.4%  
Kidnapping 48 0.4%  
Public Morals 12 0.1%  
Mischief Over (property damage) 48 0.4%  
Mischief Under (property damage) 5139 38.9%  
Other Criminal Code Offences (Ex. Traffic) 7080 53.6%  
Total - Federal Statutes 991 100.0% 3%
Drugs 678 68.4%  
Other Federal Statutes 313 31.6%  

Source: Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics

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