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Canadian Statistics Related to Courts, Crime and Justice

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Other Places to Look


Open Data Portal

  • Government of Canada data sets covering a wide range of topics. You can filter by a variety of criteria, including subject, keywords, and organization (Correctional Services Canada, Department of Justice, etc.).

Department of Justice: Reports and Publications

RCMP: Reports, Research and Publications

Ontario Data Catalogue

  • Government of Ontario data sets covering a wide range of topics. You can filter by topic or publisher (Ministry).

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General – Publications and Reports

Additional Research Resources

Public Safety Canada Library 

  • Search tool for locating resources in the libraries of Public Safety Canada, Kanishka, and the Canadian Policing Research Catalogue. This catalogue includes Canadian resources and resources from other jurisdictions. Select "PS Library Catalogue" to search the catalogue of resources.

Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Aboriginal Communities
  • Contraband
  • Corrections and Policing
  • Human Trafficking
  • National Security
  • Privacy
  • Technology
  • Terrorism and Violent Extremism
  • Youth 


Topics include:

  • Correctional Services
  • Adult and Youth Criminal Court Surveys
  • Legal Aid
  • Victim Services
  • Police Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Custody and Community Services

Borealis: The Canadian Dataverse Repository

  • This repository includes research data from academic institutions across Canada. Data from all disciplines are collected, including law. Researchers should be mindful to select their keywords carefully when searching for legal datasets.