Canadian Security Magazine

Canada’s homicide rate down to 1966 levels

By Canadian Security   

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Canadian police services reported 505 homicides in 2013, 38 fewer than the previous year. The homicide rate fell 8% from 2012 to 1.44 victims per 100,000 population.

This marks the lowest homicide rate since 1966.

Read all of the details on the Statistics Canada website here.

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