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Statistics for national DNA Data Bank

Issued: June 15, 2016

Match Inventory Report
Type Hits
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 40,501
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 4,610
Total 45,111
National DNA Data Bank Investigations Assisted
Offence Total
Murder 2,779
Sexual assault 4,732
Attempted murder 850
Robbery (Armed) 4,538
B&E 12,638
Assault 3,142
Other 11,822
Total 40,501
DNA Profiles contained In The Data Bank
Type Total
Currently in Convicted Offender Index (CODIS) 330,945
Currently in the Crime Scene Index (CODIS) 119,660
Total 450,605

The NDDB receives 500 to 600 samples per week

Crime Scene Index Profiles Received
Forensic Labs Total
LSJML 37,219
CFS 43,055
RCMP Labs 39,386
Total 119,660
  • 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 5,018 1.38%
Prospective * 359,775 98.62%
Total 364,793 100.00%

* 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 193,894 53.62%
Secondary 167,735 46.38%
Total number of kits entered 361,629 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 39,127 10.73%
British Columbia 42,806 11.73%
Manitoba 22,191 6.08%
New Brunswick 4,650 1.27%
Newfoundland & Labrador 5,182 1.42%
Nova Scotia 9,753 2.67%
Northwest Territories 2,066 0.57%
Nunavut 1,891 0.52%
Ontario 159,556 43.74%
Prince Edward Island 939 0.26%
Quebec 60,471 16.58%
Saskatchewan 15,532 4.26%
Yukon 629 0.17%
Total 364,793 100.00%
Type of Data Bank Samples Received From Convicted Offenders
Type Number Percent
Blood 360,060 98.60%
Buccal 4,417 1.30%
Hair 316 0.10%
Total 364,793 100.00%
Endorsements Received Since January 1, 2008
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.01%
Prospective 107,925 99.99%
Total 107,933 100.00%
Type Total Percent
Primary 46,759 43.68%
Secondary 60,292 56.32%
Total Endorsements Entered 107,051 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 11,273 10.44%
British Columbia 13,455 12.47%
Manitoba 5,656 5.24%
New Brunswick 266 0.25%
Newfoundland & Labrador 695 0.64%
Nova Scotia 1,766 1.64%
Northwest Territories 464 0.43%
Nunavut 364 0.34%
Ontario 60,863 56.39%
Prince Edward Island 57 0.05%
Quebec 10,810 10.02%
Saskatchewan 2,112 1.96%
Yukon 152 0.14%
Total 107,933 100.00%

Rejections

5,400 Rejected samples
1,855 Rejected endorsements