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Canadian Statistics Related to Courts, Crime and Justice

General Social Survey: Victimization

The General Social Survey (GSS) gathers data on social trends to monitor issues and inform policy issues related to the lives of Canadians. It does not always treat the same subject, but topics are generally repeated every few years so that the data can be compared over time.

The General Social Survey – Victimization collects data on Canadians' perceptions of crime and justice and on their experiences of victimization. Data from this survey is provided at a variety of levels: