Background for YCJA

Figure B3: Incarceration rate for violence offences in Canada and US (1991-1997)

Rate (per 100 cases found guilty) of imposing custody for all violent offences in Canada and the US.

  • 1991 Canada 29%; United States 35%
  • 1992 Canada 30%; United States 34%
  • 1993 Canada 31%; United States 32.5%
  • 1994 Canada 31%; United States 31.5%
  • 1995 Canada 30.7%; United States 30.5%
  • 1996 Canada 30.7%; United States 30.2%
  • 1997 Canada 31.4%; United States 29.9%
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