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Reports From the Public Processed in 2021

Volume of reports processed by

(For the year 2021)

Total Reports Processed

Excludes all Project Arachnid reports processed by

Volume of reports processed by for 2021 should not be compared to previous years as changes to the online public reporting form was modified to allow for multiple reports to be filed under a single submission.

Jurisdiction of origin, report to

(For the year 2021)

Jurisdiction Reports
Territories 12
PE 23
NB 177
NL 262
SK 341
MB 814
NS 1,240
BC 1,249
AB 1,347
QC 1,368
Unknown 1,980
ON 5,785
International 6,194

"International" includes, but is not limited to reports from individuals outside of Canada concerned about the sexual exploitation of a child as well as reports of websites hosted in Canada from non-Canadian cybertip organizations.

Reports by incident type

(For the year 2021)

Incident Type Report
Child Sex Tourism 30
Child Prostitution 81
Agreement or Arrangement with another Person to Commit a Sexual Offence Against a Child 86
Child Trafficking 96
Making Sexually Explicit Material Available to a Child 165
Harmful to Children 323
Luring 893
Non-Consensual Distribution of Intimate Images (of an individual under 18 years of age) 1,380
Child Pornography 17,738

Of the victims reported to, 64% were female and 26% were male; the gender for 10% was unknown.

Number of URLs Submitted in Child Sexual Abuse Material Reports

When submitting a CSAM report to, members of the public can include multiple URLs they wish to report. These URLs can be submitted within a single report. Across the 17,738 reports of CSAM, members of public submitted 21,638 URLs in these reports.

Reports forwarded to Canadian police/child welfare agencies

(For the year 2021)

Jurisdiction Forwarded
NT 1
NU 1
YT 4
PE 6
NL 15
NB 28
NS 38
SK 44
MB 134
AB 199
BC 225
QC 269
ON 554

Reports are sent to the RCMP's National Child Exploitation Crime Centre ( NCECC ) when triage shows victim/person of interest resides outside of Canada.

Statistics as of October 1, 2022