Uniform Crime Reporting Survey (UCR)

Geographic location of police service, name

Geographic location refers to the physical place a statistical unit is located and for which statistics are collected and disseminated.

Police service refers to an establishment primarily engaged in maintaining law and order by means of operating police forces and services.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • The standard classification version of the SGC 2021 provides standard names and codes for the geographical regions of Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions (counties, regional municipalities) and census subdivisions (municipalities).

    The names and codes for census metropolitan areas, census agglomerations, economic regions, North and South, census agricultural regions and census consolidated subdivisions are shown in the variants of SGC 2021. The first use of the standard version of SGC 2021 and its variants was in the 2021 Census.

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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