Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 14. Firearm Robbery, 1974–2004
Number, Rate (per 100,000 population) and Percentage of All Robbery [1]
YEAR All Robbery Rate Firearm Robbery Rate % Other Weapons [2] Rate %
1974 16,955 74 5,861 26 34.6 2,809 12 16.6
1975 21,299 92 8,962 39 42.1 3,503 15 16.4
1976 20,050 86 7,908 34 39.4 3,371 14 16.8
1977 19,491 82 7,507 32 38.5 3,350 14 17.2
1978 19,673 82 7,203 30 36.6 3,338 14 17.0
1979 20,899 86 7,439 31 35.6 3,806 16 18.2
1980 24,581 100 8,594 35 35.0 4,763 19 19.4
1981 26,292 106 9,040 36 34.4 5,455 22 20.7
1982 27,257 109 8,954 36 32.9 6,161 25 22.6
1983 24,274 96 7,505 30 30.9 5,789 23 23.8
1984 23,310 91 6,886 27 29.5 5,826 23 25.0
1985 22,752 88 6,789 26 29.8 5,578 22 24.5
1986 23,268 89 6,710 26 28.8 6,183 24 26.6
1987 22,523 85 5,960 23 26.5 5,772 22 25.6
1988 24,249 90 6,086 23 25.1 6,705 25 27.7
1989 25,709 94 6,442 24 25.1 7,472 27 29.1
1990 28,051 101 7,414 27 26.4 7,743 28 27.6
1991 33,225 119 8,995 32 27.1 9,430 34 28.4
1992 33,186 117 8,726 31 26.3 10,796 38 32.5
1993 29,961 104 8,044 28 26.8 9,719 34 32.4
1994 29,010 100 7,361 25 25.4 9,386 32 32.4
1995 30,332 104 6,692 23 22.1 10,127 35 33.4
1996 31,797 107 6,737 23 21.2 10,543 36 33.2
1997 29,587 99 5,486 18 18.5 9,945 33 33.6
1998 28,963 96 5,324 18 18.4 10,326 34 35.7
1999 28,740 95 5,122 17 17.8 10,500 35 36.5
2000 27,037 88 4,323 14 16.0 9,901 32 36.6
2001 27,284 88 3,818 12 14.0 10,280 33 37.7
2002 26,662 85 3,483 11 13.1 10,104 32 37.9
2003 28,437 90 3,856 12 13.6 10,057 32 35.4
2004 27,477 86 3,757 12 13.7 9,659 30 35.2

SOURCE: Statistics Canada: Canadian Crime Statistics (Catalogue 85-205)


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