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Statistics for national DNA Data Bank

Issued: June 15, 2017

Match Inventory Report
Type Hits
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 45,438
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 5,152
Total 50,590
National DNA Data Bank Investigations Assisted
Offence Total
Murder 3,061
Sexual assault 5,197
Attempted murder 927
Robbery (Armed) 5,105
B&E 22,268
Assault 3,552
Other 5,328
Total 45,438
DNA Profiles contained In The Data Bank
Type Total
Currently in Convicted Offender Index (CODIS) 350,355
Currently in the Crime Scene Index (CODIS) 132,788
Total 483,143

The NDDB receives 500 to 600 samples per week

Crime Scene Index Profiles Received
Forensic Labs Total
LSJML 39,815
CFS 48,546
RCMP Labs 44,427
Total 132,788
  • 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 5,024 1.30%
Prospective * 382,239 98.70%
Total 387,263 100.00%

* 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 206,134 53.69%
Secondary 177,825 46.31%
Total number of kits entered 383,959 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 41,535 10.73%
British Columbia 45,056 11.63%
Manitoba 23,737 6.13%
New Brunswick 4,960 1.28%
Newfoundland & Labrador 5,440 1.40%
Nova Scotia 10,294 2.66%
Northwest Territories 2,148 0.55%
Nunavut 1,984 0.51%
Ontario 169,407 43.74%
Prince Edward Island 1,011 0.26%
Quebec 64,579 16.68%
Saskatchewan 16,435 4.24%
Yukon 677 0.17%
Total 387,263 100.00%
Type of Data Bank Samples Received From Convicted Offenders
Type Number Percent
Blood 382,224 98.60%
Buccal 4,716 1.30%
Hair 323 0.10%
Total 387,263 100.00%
Endorsements Received Since January 1, 2008
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.01%
Prospective 125,823 99.99%
Total 125,831 100.00%
Type Total Percent
Primary 54,421 43.58%
Secondary 70,466 56.42%
Total Endorsements Entered 124,887 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 13,281 10.55%
British Columbia 15,302 12.16%
Manitoba 6,722 5.34%
New Brunswick 367 0.29%
Newfoundland & Labrador 823 0.65%
Nova Scotia 2,068 1.64%
Northwest Territories 555 0.44%
Nunavut 404 0.32%
Ontario 71,029 56.45%
Prince Edward Island 70 0.06%
Quebec 12,474 9.91%
Saskatchewan 2,559 2.03%
Yukon 177 0.14%
Total 125,831 100.00%

Rejections

5,773 Rejected samples
2,024 Rejected endorsements