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

Figure 3.2: Age Distribution of Male Aboriginal Youth in Custody on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates age distribution of male Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 20 from 0 to 60.

The X axis is divided by 4 categories, from left to right: 12-13, 14-15, 16-17 and 18+.

  • 53% of Atlantic Aboriginal male youth in custody on snapshot day were between the ages of 16 and 17
  • 32% of Atlantic Aboriginal male youth in custody on snapshot day were between the ages of 14 and 15
  • 11% of Atlantic Aboriginal male youth in custody on snapshot day were 18 years of age or older
  • 5% of Atlantic Aboriginal male youth in custody on snapshot day were between the ages of 12 and 13

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

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