National DNA Data Bank statistics

Issued: March 31, 2021

Match inventory report

Match inventory report
Hits
Criminal investigations
Offender Hits - Crime Scene to Offender 66,539
Forensic Hits - Crime Scene to Crime Scene 7,211
Victim Hits - Matches to Victims Index 9
Humanitarian investigations
Human Remains Hits - Putative Identification 25
Humanitarian Indices Hits - Investigative Lead 9
Total 73,793

National DNA Data Bank - Offender hits by case type

National DNA Data Bank - Offender hits by case type
Offence Total
Murder 4,287
Sexual assault 6,947
Attempted murder 1,288
Robbery (Armed) 7,258
B&E 29,477
Assault 5,225
Other 12,057
Total 66,539

DNA profiles contained in criminal indices

DNA profiles contained in criminal indices
Type Total
Convicted Offenders Index Footnote 1 411,999
Crime Scene Index 184,549
Victims Index 61
Voluntary Donors Index 0
Total 596,609

DNA profiles contained in humanitarian indices

DNA profiles contained in humanitarian indices
Type Total
Missing Persons Index 109
Relatives of the Missing Persons Index 864
Human Remains Index 264
Total 1,237

DNA profiles contained in the Crime Scene Index

DNA profiles contained in the Crime Scene Index
Public Forensic Laboratories Total
LSJML Footnote 2 50,149
CFS Footnote 3 71,853
RCMP NFLS Footnote 4 62,547
Total 184,549

Convicted offender samples received

Convicted offender samples received
Type of order Total Percent
Retroactive 5,027 1.10 %
Prospective Footnote 5 451,783 98.90 %
Total 456,810 100.00 %
Convicted offender samples received - Type of offence
Type of offence Total Percent
Primary 241,832 53.38 %
Secondary 211,198 46.62 %
Total 453,030 100.00 %
Convicted offender samples received - Province/Territory
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 49,281 10.79 %
British Columbia 51,628 11.30 %
Manitoba 27,924 6.11 %
New Brunswick 5,970 1.31 %
Newfoundland & Labrador 6,353 1.39 %
Nova Scotia 11,746 2.57 %
Northwest Territories 2,460 0.54 %
Nunavut 2,345 0.51 %
Ontario 200,243 43.84 %
Prince Edward Island 1,255 0.27 %
Quebec 77,229 16.91 %
Saskatchewan 19,541 4.28 %
Yukon 835 0.18 %
Total 456,810 100.00 %

Convicted offender samples received - Biological sample

Convicted offender samples received - Biological sample
Type of biological sample Total Percent
Blood 450,864 98.60 %
Buccal 5,601 1.30 %
Hair 345 0.10 %
Total 456,810 100.00 %

Endorsements received since January 1, 2008

Endorsements received since January 1, 2008
Type of order Total Percent
Retroactive 8 0.00 %
Prospective 187,974 100.00 %
Total 187,982 100.00 %
Endorsements received since January 1, 2008 - Type of offence
Type of offence Total Percent
Primary 82,117 43.95 %
Secondary 104,714 56.05 %
Total 186,831 100.00 %
Endorsements received since January 1, 2008 - Province/Territory
Province/Territory Total Percent
Alberta 19,647 10.45 %
British Columbia 21,118 11.23 %
Manitoba 10,786 5.74 %
New Brunswick 775 0.41 %
Newfoundland & Labrador 1,415 0.75 %
Nova Scotia 2,954 1.57 %
Northwest Territories 860 0.46 %
Nunavut 614 0.33 %
Ontario 106,810 56.82 %
Prince Edward Island 131 0.07 %
Quebec 18,264 9.72 %
Saskatchewan 4,359 2.32 %
Yukon 249 0.13 %
Total 187,982 100.00 %

Rejections

  • 6,986 Rejected samples
  • 2,786 Rejected endorsements
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