The Impact of the Youth Criminal Justice Act on Police Charging Practices with Young Persons: A Preliminary Statistical Assessment

Figure 15 c Description

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Figure 15c shows the per capita rates of young persons per 100,000 of the youth population who were charged with mischief under, by quarter, for Canada from 2001 to 2003.

  • January to March

    • 2001 Charged 227
    • 2002 Charged 230
    • 2003 Charged 213
  • April to June

    • 2001 Charged 290
    • 2002 Charged 275
    • 2003 Charged 196
  • July to September

    • 2001 Charged 275
    • 2002 Charged 284
    • 2003 Charged 199
  • October to December

    • 2001 Charged 271
    • 2002 Charged 273
    • 2003 Charged 219

Note: the quarterly rates are annualized by multiplying by 4. Source: Uniform Crime Reporting Survey, Canadian Centre for Justice Statistics. See Appendix Table A.6.

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