The 2008 National Justice Survey: The Youth Justice System in Canada and the Youth Criminal Justice Act

Long description for Figure 4:

Figure 4: Confidence in the youth correctional system (prison and community corrections). This is a vertical stacked bar chart that illustrates the level of confidence (high, medium or low) among respondents in the youth correctional system (prison and community corrections). The Y-axis is measured in percentages in increments of 10 from 0 to 100. The X-axis is divided into 4 categories. The X-axis lists the following categories from left to right:

  • prison – supervise offenders;
  • prison – rehabilitate offenders;
  • community - supervise offenders and
  • community – rehabilitate offenders.

Among respondents, confidence was distributed as follows:

  • prison – supervise offenders  - high 11%, moderate - 59% and low - 30%;
  • prison – rehabilitate offenders - high 6%, moderate 52% and low  41%;
  • community – supervise offenders – high 8%, moderate 57% and low 35% and
  • community – rehabilitate offenders – high 7%, moderate 54% and low 39%.
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