Firearm Statistics: Updated Table

PART I: NATIONAL DATA

Table 15. Miscellaneous Weapon Offences, 1974–2004
Number and Rate (per 100,000 population)
YEAR Offensive Weapon Offences [1] Rate Discharge Firearm with Intent [2]
1974 10,812 47 --
1975 12,578 54 --
1976 13,512 58 --
1977 13,432 57 --
1978 16,113 67 --
1979 15,298 63 --
1980 15,938 65 --
1981 17,706 71 --
1982 17,660 70 --
1983 16,417 65 118
1984 16,019 63 129
1985 16,640 64 156
1986 17,022 65 162
1987 17,035 64 171
1988 16,993 63 155
1989 17,151 63 182
1990 18,574 67 202
1991 19,702 70 308
1992 17,711 62 327
1993 18,672 65 292
1994 18,919 65 256
1995 17,502 60 236
1996 16,132 54 267
1997 16,103 54 190
1998 16,735 55 196
1999 16,043 53 183
2000 15,324 50 140
2001 15,876 51 141
2002 15,930 51 185
2003 17,621 56 223
2004 18,002 57 225

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


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