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

Figure 4.2: Age Distribution of Aboriginal Youth in Custody on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates age distribution of Quebec 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+.

  • 60% of Quebec Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day were between the ages of 16 and 17
  • 30% of Quebec Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day were between the ages of 14 and 15
  • 10% of Quebec Aboriginal youth in custody on snapshot day were 18 years of age or older
  • 0% of Quebec Aboriginal 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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