Background for YCJA

Figure B4: Incarceration rate for property offences in Canada and US (1991-1997)

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

  • 1991 Canada 26%; United States 26.5%
  • 1992 Canada 27.5%; United States 27.5%
  • 1993 Canada 28.2%; United States 26.5%
  • 1994 Canada 30%; United States 27%
  • 1995 Canada 29%; United States 25.8%
  • 1996 Canada 29.7%; United States 26%
  • 1997 Canada 30.6%; United States 26.4%
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