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

Figure 3.1: Facility Type

This is a horizontal bar chart which illustrates the types of facilities in which Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were registered on Snapshot day.

The X axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 10 from 0 to 50.

The Y axis is divided by 4 categories (facility types), from top to bottom: secure/open and detention/custody centre, group home, foster/community home and community residential center.

  • 44% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a secure/open and detention/custody centre
  • 33% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a group home
  • 11% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a foster/community home
  • 11% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were registered in a community residential center

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

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