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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

Zhang, L. (2016).  Are youth offenders responsive to changing sanctions? Evaluating the Canadian Youth Criminal Justice Act of 2003. Canadian Journal of Economics/ La revue de l'association canadienne d'économique, 49 (2), 515-554., May Abstract
Summerfield, F. E. (2016).  Local labor markets and theft: New evidence from Canada. Rimini Centre for Economic Analysis Working Paper, Rimini, IT Abstract
Zhang, H. (2014).  Immigrants and crime: Evidence from Canada. CSLRN Working Paper Series, 1-59. Abstract
Dawson, M., and Hotton T. (2014).  Police charging practices for incidents of intimate partner violence in Canada. Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, 51 (5), 655-683. Abstract
Zhang, H. (2014).  Impact of immigration on Canada: Crime, wage, and diversity. Department of Economics. , JulyVancouver, BC: University of British Columbia. Abstract