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

Figure 4.5: Sentence Length Being Served on Snapshot Day

This is a vertical bar chart which illustrates the lengths of sentences being served by Quebec 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 four categories, from left to right: 1-199 days, 150-199 days, 250-399 days and 400+ days.

  • 56% of Quebec Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 250-399 days
  • 19% of Quebec Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 150-199 days
  • 13% of Quebec Aboriginal youth were sentenced to custody for 1-149 days
  • 14% of Quebec Aboriginal youth were sentences to custody for 400+ days

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

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