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UCR (Uniform Crime Reporting Survey)


The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey was designed to measure the incidence of crime in Canadian society and its characteristics. The information is used by federal and provincial policy makers as well as public and private researchers.

Update (January 10, 2017):   The Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR) is now available to all approved projects. 

Publications using this survey

Summerfield, F. (2019).  Local labour markets and theft: New evidence from Canada. Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 81 (1), 146-177. Abstract
Baker, M., Gruber J., and Milligan K. (2019).  The long-run impacts of a universal child care program. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 11 (3), 1-26. Abstract
Varma, K. N., and Leroux E. J. (2019).  Understanding the nature and scope of adolescent sexual offending across Canada. The Annual Review of Interdisciplinary Justice Research, 8 (Winter), 120-145. Abstract