Background for YCJA

Figure B1: Rate of youths sentenced to custody

Rate (per 1000 youths age 12 to 17) sentenced to custody (1998-9)

  • Canada 10.3
  • Newfoundland 15.1
  • PEI 10.0
  • Nova Scotia 10.1
  • New Brunswick 8.9
  • Quebec 4.8
  • Ontario 11.2
  • Manitoba 16.1
  • Saskatchewan 24.1
  • Alberta 12.0
  • British Columbia 8.7
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