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Statistics for national DNA Data Bank

Issued: May 15, 2016

Match Inventory Report
Type Hits
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 40,137
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 4,541
Total 44,678
National DNA Data Bank Investigations Assisted
Offence Total
Murder 2,747
Sexual assault 4,703
Attempted murder 847
Robbery (Armed) 4,494
B&E 12,615
Assault 3,108
Other 11,623
Total 40,137
DNA Profiles contained In The Data Bank
Type Total
Currently in Convicted Offender Index (CODIS) 329,317
Currently in the Crime Scene Index (CODIS) 118,524
Total 447,841

The NDDB receives 500 to 600 samples per week

Crime Scene Index Profiles Received
Forensic Labs Total
LSJML 37,008
CFS 42,659
RCMP Labs 38,857
Total 118,524
  • 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 5,017 1.38%
Prospective * 357,884 98.62%
Total 362,901 100.00%

* 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 192,876 53.62%
Secondary 166,862 46.38%
Total number of kits entered 359,738 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 38,921 10.72%
British Columbia 42,588 11.74%
Manitoba 22,056 6.08%
New Brunswick 4,629 1.28%
Newfoundland & Labrador 5,154 1.42%
Nova Scotia 9,706 2.67%
Northwest Territories 2,052 0.57%
Nunavut 1,878 0.52%
Ontario 158,744 43.74%
Prince Edward Island 934 0.26%
Quebec 60,170 16.58%
Saskatchewan 15,443 4.26%
Yukon 626 0.17%
Total 362,901 100.00%
Type of Data Bank Samples Received From Convicted Offenders
Type Number Percent
Blood 358,194 98.60%
Buccal 4,391 1.30%
Hair 316 0.10%
Total 362,901 100.00%
Endorsements Received Since January 1, 2008
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.01%
Prospective 106,551 99.99%
Total 106,559 100.00%
Type Total Percent
Primary 46,174 43.69%
Secondary 59,503 56.31%
Total Endorsements Entered 105,677 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 11,132 10.45%
British Columbia 13,301 12.48%
Manitoba 5,596 5.25%
New Brunswick 261 0.24%
Newfoundland & Labrador 688 0.65%
Nova Scotia 1,735 1.63%
Northwest Territories 459 0.43%
Nunavut 361 0.34%
Ontario 60,072 56.37%
Prince Edward Island 56 0.05%
Quebec 10,679 10.02%
Saskatchewan 2,076 1.95%
Yukon 143 0.13%
Total 106,559 100.00%

Rejections

5,380 Rejected samples
1,839 Rejected endorsements