Statistics on Canadians abroad

Millions of Canadians travel abroad each year. Some of them require consular assistance.

The report entitled Consular Activity in 2011 (pdf) provides key statistics on Canadians abroad and the consular services they have received. Historical data on the yearly number of cases can be found below.  

Distress Cases Abroad in 2011

Case Category2011
Arrest and Detentions less than week (1,801) 1801
All Deaths (1,182) 1182
Medical Assistance (804) 804
Wellbeing / Whereabouts (662) 662
Child Related Issues (462) 462
Assaults (224) 224

 

Distress Cases Abroad from 2006 to 2010

Case Category20062007200820092010
Arrest/Detention
1744
1843
2022
1977
1881
Assault
190
174
220
193
206
Medical Assistance
774
813
787
871
771
Well-being/Whereabouts
788
694
621
663
726
Children's Issues
165
168
167
248
408
Deaths
908
908
974
1079
1156

 

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