Goal 16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions

Goal 16 - Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
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16.1 Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere 16.1.1 Number of victims of intentional homicide per 100,000 population, by sex and age Per 100,000 population 2016 1.68 2015 1.70 Statistics Canada CANSIM table 253-0001
16.1.2 Conflict-related deaths per 100,000 population, by sex, age and cause Indicator under development
16.1.3 Proportion of population subjected to physical, psychological or sexual violence in the previous 12 months Rate of incidents per 1,000 population 15 years of age and older 2014 76 2004 106 Statistics CanadaTable note 1 Victimization incidents reported by Canadians, by reporting to the police and type of offence, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014
16.1.4 Proportion of population that feel safe walking alone around the area they live Percentage 2014
very safe
52
reasonably safe
40
2009
very or somewhat safe
90
Statistics Canada Canadians' perceptions of personal safety and crime, 2014
16.2 End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children 16.2.1 Proportion of children aged 1-17 years who experienced any physical punishment and/or psychological aggression by caregivers in the past month N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
16.2.2 Number of victims of human trafficking per 100,000 population, by sex, age and form of exploitation 2 sub-indicators            
16.2.2.a Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR) violation code 1525: Criminal Code of Canada
Per 100,000 population 2016 0.66 2015 0.67 Statistics Canada CANSIM table 252-0051
16.2.2.b Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR) violation code 6510: Immigration and Refugee Protection Act
Per 100,000 population 2016 0.28 2015 0.25 Statistics Canada Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR)
16.2.3 Proportion of young women and men aged 18-29 years who experienced sexual violence by age 18Table note 2 Percentage of Canadians 15 years of age and older 2014 8More data on indicator 16.2.3 ... ... Statistics Canada Self-reported child maltreatment, by sex, Canada, 2014
16.3 Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all 16.3.1 Proportion of victims of violence in the previous 12 months who reported their victimization to competent authorities or other officially recognized conflict resolution mechanisms Percentage of incidents of violent crime reported to police 2014 31 2009 31 Statistics Canada Victimization incidents reported by Canadians, by reporting to the police and type of offence, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014
16.3.2 Unsentenced detainees as a proportion of overall prison population Percentage 2015/2016 37.7 2014/2015 35.0 Statistics CanadaTable note 3 CANSIM table 251-0005
16.4 By 2030, significantly reduce illicit financial and arms flows, strengthen the recovery and return of stolen assets and combat all forms of organized crime 16.4.1 Total value of inward and outward illicit financial flows (in current United States dollars) Indicator under development
16.4.2 Proportion of seized, found or surrended arms whose illicit origin or context has been traced or established by a competent authority in line with international instruments Indicator under development
16.5 Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms 16.5.1 Proportion of persons who had at least one contact with a public official and who paid a bribe to a public official, or were asked for a bribe by those public officials, during the previous 12 months Exploring data sources
16.5.2 Proportion of businesses that had at least one contact with a public official and that paid a bribe to a public official, or were asked for a bribe by those public officials during the previous 12 months Exploring data sources
16.6 Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels 16.6.1 Primary government expenditures as a proportion of original approved budget, by sector (or by budget codes or similar) Percentage 2016 98.3 2015 99.9 Statistics CanadaTable note 4 Public Accounts of Canada
16.6.2 Proportion of population satisfied with their last experience of public services Indicator under development
16.7 Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels 16.7.1 Proportions of positions (by sex, age, persons with disabilities and population groups) in public institutions (national and local legislatures, public service, and judiciary) compared to national distributions Indicator under development
16.7.2 Proportion of population who believe decision-making is inclusive and responsive, by sex, age, disability and population group Indicator under development
16.8 Broaden and strengthen the participation of developing countries in the institutions of global governance 16.8.1 Proportion of members and voting rights of developing countries in international organizations Not applicable in the Canadian Context ... ... ... ... ... ...
16.9 By 2030, provide legal identity for all, including birth registration 16.9.1 Proportion of children under 5 years of age whose births have been registered with a civil authority, by age Not applicable in the Canadian Context ... ... ... ... ... ...
16.10 Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms, in accordance with national legislation and international agreements 16.10.1 Number of verified cases of killing, kidnapping, enforced disappearance, arbitrary detention and torture of journalists, associated media personnel, trade unionists and human rights advocates in the previous 12 months Exploring data sources
16.10.2.PR Has Canada adopted and implemented constitutional, statutory and/or policy guarantees for public access to informationTable note 5 Yes/No 2017 Yes ... ... Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS) Access to Information Act
16.a Strengthen relevant national institutions, including through international cooperation, for building capacity at all levels, in particular in developing countries, to prevent violence and combat terrorism and crime 16.a.1.PR Are Canada's independent national human rights institutions in compliance with the Paris PrinciplesTable note 6 Yes/No 2018 Yes ... ... Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions GANHRI Sub-Committee on Accreditation (SCA)
16.b Promote and enforce non-discriminatory laws and policies for sustainable development 16.b.1 Proportion of population reporting having personally felt discriminated against or harassed in the previous 12 months on the basis of a ground of discrimination prohibited under international human rights law Indicator under development
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