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Statistics for national DNA Data Bank

Issued: July 15, 2016

Match Inventory Report
Type Hits
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 40,924
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 4,652
Total 45,576
National DNA Data Bank Investigations Assisted
Offence Total
Murder 2,818
Sexual assault 4,774
Attempted murder 851
Robbery (Armed) 4,611
B&E 12,661
Assault 3,174
Other 12,035
Total 40,924
DNA Profiles contained In The Data Bank
Type Total
Currently in Convicted Offender Index (CODIS) 332,629
Currently in the Crime Scene Index (CODIS) 120,756
Total 453,385

The NDDB receives 500 to 600 samples per week

Crime Scene Index Profiles Received
Forensic Labs Total
LSJML 37,440
CFS 43,438
RCMP Labs 39,878
Total 120,756
  • LSJML is the Laboratoire de sciences judiciaires et de médecine légale in Montréal.
  • CFS is the Centre of Forensic Sciences in Toronto.
  • RCMP forensic laboratories includes Vancouver, Edmonton and Ottawa.
Convicted Offender Samples Received
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 5,019 1.37%
Prospective * 361,935 98.63%
Total 366,954 100.00%

* Prospective category includes the total of Prospective and Retrospective DNA orders received. The Retrospective category no longer exists since January of 2008.

Type Total Percent
Primary 195,090 53.63%
Secondary 168,685 46.37%
Total number of kits entered 363,775 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 39,371 10.73%
British Columbia 43,023 11.72%
Manitoba 22,322 6.08%
New Brunswick 4,690 1.28%
Newfoundland & Labrador 5,211 1.42%
Nova Scotia 9,795 2.67%
Northwest Territories 2,075 0.57%
Nunavut 1,897 0.52%
Ontario 160,456 43.73%
Prince Edward Island 950 0.26%
Quebec 60,890 16.59%
Saskatchewan 15,640 4.26%
Yukon 634 0.17%
Total 366,954 100.00%
Type of Data Bank Samples Received From Convicted Offenders
Type Number Percent
Blood 362,193 98.60%
Buccal 4,443 1.30%
Hair 318 0.10%
Total 366,954 100.00%
Endorsements Received Since January 1, 2008
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.01%
Prospective 109,828 99.99%
Total 109,836 100.00%
Type Total Percent
Primary 47,595 43.69%
Secondary 61,350 56.31%
Total Endorsements Entered 108,945 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 11,552 10.52%
British Columbia 13,608 12.39%
Manitoba 5,770 5.25%
New Brunswick 274 0.25%
Newfoundland & Labrador 717 0.65%
Nova Scotia 1,796 1.64%
Northwest Territories 478 0.44%
Nunavut 368 0.34%
Ontario 61,894 56.35%
Prince Edward Island 60 0.05%
Quebec 11,005 10.02%
Saskatchewan 2,160 1.97%
Yukon 154 0.14%
Total 109,836 100.00%

Rejections

5,437 Rejected samples
1,868 Rejected endorsements