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Statistics for national DNA Data Bank

Issued: September 15, 2016

Match Inventory Report
Type Hits
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 41,798
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 4,733
Total 46,531
National DNA Data Bank Investigations Assisted
Offence Total
Murder 2,862
Sexual assault 4,849
Attempted murder 869
Robbery (Armed) 4,701
B&E 12,759
Assault 3,254
Other 12,504
Total 41,798
DNA Profiles contained In The Data Bank
Type Total
Currently in Convicted Offender Index (CODIS) 335,975
Currently in the Crime Scene Index (CODIS) 123,098
Total 459,073

The NDDB receives 500 to 600 samples per week

Crime Scene Index Profiles Received
Forensic Labs Total
LSJML 38,011
CFS 44,417
RCMP Labs 40,670
Total 123,098
  • 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 5,022 1.36%
Prospective * 365,104 98.64%
Total 370,126 100.00%

* 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 196,858 53.65%
Secondary 170,101 46.35%
Total number of kits entered 366,959 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 39,711 10.73%
British Columbia 43,387 11.72%
Manitoba 22,581 6.10%
New Brunswick 4,746 1.28%
Newfoundland & Labrador 5,251 1.42%
Nova Scotia 9,874 2.67%
Northwest Territories 2,087 0.56%
Nunavut 1,918 0.52%
Ontario 161,829 43.72%
Prince Edward Island 961 0.26%
Quebec 61,375 16.58%
Saskatchewan 15,758 4.26%
Yukon 648 0.18%
Total 370,126 100.00%
Type of Data Bank Samples Received From Convicted Offenders
Type Number Percent
Blood 365,311 98.60%
Buccal 4,497 1.30%
Hair 318 0.10%
Total 370,126 100.00%
Endorsements Received Since January 1, 2008
Type Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.01%
Prospective 112,375 99.99%
Total 112,383 100.00%
Type Total Percent
Primary 48,656 43.65%
Secondary 62,825 56.35%
Total Endorsements Entered 111,481 100.00%
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 11,843 10.54%
British Columbia 13,910 12.38%
Manitoba 5,921 5.27%
New Brunswick 283 0.25%
Newfoundland & Labrador 733 0.65%
Nova Scotia 1,830 1.63%
Northwest Territories 492 0.44%
Nunavut 374 0.33%
Ontario 63,294 56.32%
Prince Edward Island 63 0.06%
Quebec 11,245 10.01%
Saskatchewan 2,235 1.99%
Yukon 160 0.14%
Total 112,383 100.00%

Rejections

5,466 Rejected samples
1,905 Rejected endorsements