A One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody Across Canada

Figure 2.3 Age and Gender Distribution of Aboriginal Youth in Custody on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates age and gender Distribution of Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 10 from 0 to 60.

The X axis is divided by 4 categories, from left to right: 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 and 18+. Each category is further divided into two categories, from left to right, male and female.

  • % of Aboriginal youth in custody between 12-13 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 6% were female
  • 26% of Aboriginal youth in custody between 14-15 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 38% were female
  • 52% of Aboriginal youth in custody between 16-17 years of age on Snapshot day were male and 49% were female
  • 17% of Aboriginal youth in custody 18+ years of age on Snapshot day were male and 6% were female

Source: One-Day Snapshot of Aboriginal Youth in Custody (2001).

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