Police Discretion with Young Offenders

Description of Figure II.4g 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.)

Saskatchewan

  • Average percentage for 1977 to 1983 26%
  • Average percentage for 1986 to 2000 70%
  • 1977 24%
  • 1978 24%
  • 1979 23%
  • 1980 22%
  • 1981 24%
  • 1982 26%
  • 1983 26%
  • 1984 No data
  • 1985 No data
  • 1986 60%
  • 1987 61%
  • 1988 61%
  • 1989 62%
  • 1990 64%
  • 1991 66%
  • 1992 68%
  • 1993 71%
  • 1994 72%
  • 1995 72%
  • 1996 72%
  • 1997 72%
  • 1998 75%
  • 1999 77%
  • 2000 75%

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

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