Offender Profile and Recidivism among Domestic Violence Offenders in Ontario

Table 18: Gender and Age by Reconviction Status and Court Type, 2001

Gender
  Domestic Violence Courts Other Ontario Courts
Reconviction N (% row) No Reconviction N (% row) Total N (% column) Reconviction N (% row) No Reconviction N (% row) Total N (% column)
Male 147 (34%) 291 (66%) 438 (92%) 151 (34%) 299 (66%) 450 (92%)
Female4 8 (21%) 30 (79%) 38 (8%) 7 (17%) 34 (83%) 41 (8%)
Total 155 (33%) 321 (67%) 476 (100%) 158 (32%) 333 (68%) 491 (100%)

Age
  Domestic Violence Courts Other Ontario Courts
Reconviction N (% row) No Reconviction N (% row) Total N (% column) Reconviction N (% row) No Reconviction N (% row) Total N (% column)
18-34 83 (38%) 138 (62%) 221 (44%) 92 (37%) 155 (63%) 247 (49%)
35-54 69 (28%) 181 (72%) 250 (50%) 68 (29%) 169 (71%) 237 (47%)
55+ 4 4 (15%) 23 (85%) 27 (5%) 0(0%) 16 (100%) 16 (3%)
Total 156 (31%) 342 (69%) 498 (100%) 160 (32%) 340 (68%) 500 (100%)
  1. Gender was unknown for 33 accused.
  2. Age was unknown for 2 accused.
  3. Total may not equal 100% due to rounding.
  4. Use totals with caution.