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

Figure 3.5: Sentence Length Being Served on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates the lengths of sentences being served by Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth on snapshot day.

The Y axis is measured in percentages and increases in increments of 5 from 0 to 35.

The X axis is divided by five categories, from left to right: 1-99 days, 100-249 days, 250-299 days, 300-399 days and 400 + days.

  • 28% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 1-99 days
  • 12% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were sentence to custody for 100-249
  • 18% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 250-299 days
  • 29% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 300-399 days
  • 12% of Atlantic Region Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 400+ days

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

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