Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure II.4f Percentage of apprehended young persons charged, by province, 1977-2000

Figure II.4 shows the trends over time since 1977 in the percentage of young persons charged with criminal offences for each province and the territories. The territories are grouped together.  It also indicates average percentages for each province and the territories for the periods from 1997 to 1983 and from 1986 to 2000.

(Note: For the purposes of this text file, estimates have been made of percentages shown in the actual figure.)

Manitoba

  • Average percentage for 1977 to 1983 78%
  • Average percentage for 1986 to 2000 81%
  • 1977 81%
  • 1978 82%
  • 1979 80%
  • 1980 78%
  • 1981 76%
  • 1982 77%
  • 1983 76%
  • 1984 No data
  • 1985 No data
  • 1986 81%
  • 1987 78%
  • 1988 76%
  • 1989 75%
  • 1990 76%
  • 1991 77%
  • 1992 78%
  • 1993 81%
  • 1994 81%
  • 1995 82%
  • 1996 83%
  • 1997 85%
  • 1998 85%
  • 1999 86%
  • 2000 83%    

Sources: 1977-1996: Carrington (1999); 1997-2000: UCR Survey.

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