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Family Violence in Canada: A Statistical Profile

Creator: Statistics Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Maternal and Child Health, Social Determinants of Health

Tags: child abuse, child mortality, children, deaths/mortality, determinants of health, education, health status, infant mortality, infants, poisoning, seniors, socioeconomics, violence/abuse, youth

Date: 2009



PDF, 51 pages.

This report “provides the most current data on the nature and extent of family violence in Canada, as well as trends over time, as part of the ongoing initiative to inform policy makers and the public about family violence issues.” This report focuses on “self-reported incidents of spousal victimization from the 2009 General Social Survey on Victimization,” as well as presenting “information on family violence against children and youth, family violence against seniors (aged 65 years and older), and family-related homicides.”