Statistics of Missing Children

ProfileYTNTNUBCABSKMBONQCNBPENSNLTotals
Stranger000442164401329
Accident201701275102028
Wandered22015832815186222030430
Parental01018162351281011122
Runaway7814031533037264455421086842692541459821830689
Unknown815035162856928561909107649025848515
Other6205053617395293522220191529
Totals9634173613410336664581355657563131665032541342


There are seven categories of missing children as defined within the
Canadian Police Information Centre.

Stranger Abduction

Abduction by anyone other than by the subject's parent or guardian.

Parental Abduction

Abduction of a child by a parent or guardian.

Runaway Children

Children, 18 years and under whom run away from home or substitute home care.

Accident

The probable cause for the disappearance is an accident of some kind and the body has not been recovered.

Wandered Off

When it is presumed the child has wandered away in a confused state.

Unknown

The child is missing and police have no previous record of the child running away or wandering off before.

Other

The child has not returned to a detention home or institution housing young offenders.

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